Location: UK Flexible
Contract type: Permanent
Hours per week: 35
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000 per annum (depending on experience)
Do you have experience developing and designing education content for a variety of audiences?
About this opportunity
The Educational Content Manager will be responsible for the development, delivery, quality and continuous improvement of the educational content across Community Education’s diverse range of education products. You will act as the point of authority for learning design within the remit of Community Education and be responsible for establishing best practice and aiding ongoing team development.
Reporting to the Senior Product Manager, you will lead the content team by managing the capacity, ensuring clarity and alignment on goals and working in-line with product prioritisation, encouraging a user-centred culture, where Content Developers constantly strive to understand users’ problems and create educational content that achieves its learning objectives.
You will support Content Developers to write content briefs and to develop and deliver educational content across the team’s diverse range of education products and services while maintaining a pool of freelancer Content Developers to ensure content can be delivered on time and to a high quality, which may include writing content briefs.
Acting as the point of contact for creating educational content you will ensure supporting materials are researched, designed and published in the most accessible format while liaising and working with internal and external stakeholders to ensure a joined-up approach to delivering content in line with education standards, brand guidelines and the humanitarian principles of the British Red Cross.
Say hello to the team …
The Community Education team develop learner-centric and evidence-based education products that develop people's skills and confidence to contribute to community resilience, and act in a crisis. This is enabled by both face to face delivery and digital technology.
In the last year, Community Education reached more than 300,000 learners through direct delivery (face to face) of first aid and humanitarian education, plus millions more through teaching resources, media and online learning routes.
Our vision is a world where everyone gets the help they need in a crisis and we want to equip as many people as possible with the knowledge and skills to be able to act effectively in the event of a crisis.
We're passionate about our vision; where everyone gets the help they need in a crisis. That's why we want to equip as many people as possible with the knowledge and skills to be able to act effectively in the event of a crisis.
Diversity is something we celebrate
At the British Red Cross, we are looking for the best people to help us provide support to millions of people affected by crisis in the UK. We want our team to reflect the diversity of the communities we serve, offering equal opportunities to everyone, regardless of; age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex, or sexual orientation.
This role might be for you if…
You have experience developing and designing education content for different audiences along with writing/adapting resources as well as coordinating others to do this.
You have excellent leadership skills, including people management and are able to manage internal and external stakeholder requirements while prioritising their needs.
You can demonstrate an understanding of learning design and how to apply pedagogies in practice along with developing educationally sound content.
You have Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to address multiple projects and tasks while adhering to project schedules and deadlines and are able to use audience insight and educational research to make decisions on content development.
(Please read the full Role Profile/ Job Description for more information about this vacancy including responsibilities and full person specification)
Closing date for applications is (23:59), Sunday the 26th of September 2021 with interviews anticipated to be held week commencing 11th of October 2021 (via Zoom)
We offer a wide range of staff benefits, including:
36 days holiday (inclusive of bank holidays)
Option to buy an extra 5 days annual leave
Up to 6% contributory pension
Flexible working policy
Genuine investment in your development
A little bit more about us...
The British Red Cross help anyone, anywhere in the UK; get the support they need if crisis strikes. From hiring a wheelchair or dealing with loneliness, to adjusting to life in a new country - we're there when you need us.
Our organisation was born out of a desire to bring help without discrimination. Impartiality and neutrality have been central values for the Red Cross since we started.
Diversity is something we celebrate and we want you to be able to bring your authentic self to the Red Cross. We want you to feel that you are in an inclusive environment, and a great position to help us spread the power of kindness.
In the British Red Cross we will not tolerate any form of misconduct, including sexual harassment, exploitation and abuse. We have a code of conduct in place and are committed to creating a culture of integrity in the organisation where misconduct is not tolerated, situations of abuse are quickly investigated and perpetrators are dealt with effectively.
If you are appointed to a role within BRC you will be subject to the organisation's Code of Conduct, a copy of which you can find on our website.
The British Red Cross, incorporated by Royal Charter 1908, is a charity registered in England and Wales (220949) and Scotland (SC037738).
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