Content Designer - Greater London Authority

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Salary: £34,636 per annum

Grade: 6

Contract type: Permanent 

Reference: GLA0235

Interview date: Tuesday 15th June 2021

Application closing date: Friday 21st May at 23:59 GMT

We’re looking for an experienced Content Designer to join our skilled and creative digital team. You’ll be working to communicate the work of The Mayor of London and the London Assembly, writing and editing content on our website, london.gov.uk, and other digital products.

We use data and research to understand the problems Londoners face, inform the way we develop content and validate usability. We’re also creative - thinking about how different formats, types of content and useful online tools can best meet user needs and help communicate our messages. 

As a Content Designer you’ll guide and advise policy teams in how best to present their information online, be it through well written and web-friendly text, visuals or videos. You’ll also work closely with Business Analysts, Product Owners and Developers to ensure new functionality comes with clear wording and a simple journey.

Importantly, you’ll be a team player – working with our multidisciplinary and agile team who are committed to making sure that content is the best it can be and that staff across the organisation are up skilled and empowered.

You’ll work with various policy areas – helping them write and create great content for their programmes, strategies and updates. And you’ll of course work closely with other teams such as Digital Communications, Marketing, Press and Creative in producing high-quality communications.

You’ll also have opportunities to develop your knowledge and skills with access to lots of in-house training and will be encouraged to get involved in external training, conferences and workshops. In fact, we’re always building on our expertise and our networks – learning from and collaborating with the Government Digital Service, Transport for London (TfL) and other London councils.

This role will be based at City Hall

Further information about the relocation of City Hall can be found here; https://www.london.gov.uk/press-releases/mayoral/mayor-confirms-relocation-of-city-hall

London's diversity is its biggest asset and we strive to ensure our workforce reflects London's diversity at all levels. We welcome applications from everyone regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, faith or disability. 

We are committed to being an inclusive employer and we are happy to consider flexible working arrangements. We would welcome applications from candidates who are seeking part time work as this role is open to job share.  

In addition to a good salary package, we offer an attractive range of benefits including 30 days’ annual leave, interest free season ticket loan, interest free bicycle loan and a career average pension scheme.

If you have a question about the role or the recruitment process then please contact a member of the recruitment team via email on glajobs@london.gov.uk quoting reference GLA0235

Application closing date:  Friday 21st May at 23:59 GMT 

Interviews will take place via Video: Tuesday 15th June 2021 via Microsoft Teams

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