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Content Specialist

Reading

Time Type

Full time

Salary

Competitive Salary

Benefits

Amazing Benefits

Close Date

18/05/2022

Area of Business

Brand & Marketing

Location

Reading - Green Park, Brook Drive

Job ID 00027538

About the role

We're on the lookout for a Content Specialist to join our team here at Virgin Media Business. The role will see you leading on all written output for the Wholesale Fixed business, across creative and editorial, to ensure a consistent and credible voice in the market.

You will work closely with in-house designers to answer creative briefs, whether that’s coming up with ideas for a brand campaign, concepting and writing a video script or crafting copy for a web page etc. To ensure success in this role, we need someone who can create and own the editorial content calendar, working closely with relevant internal teams and external agencies (PR & SEO) to agree content themes and define a list deliverables. This should include plans to maximise the value of written content by re-purposing and developing related materials as appropriate.

In addition to the above, the Content Specialist will need to process the production of accurate and well-written content, including knowledge gathering from internal stakeholders, fact-checking and approvals.

The Wholesale arm of Virgin Media Business works with reseller partners and network operators to leverage our national fibre network and help deliver better digital outcomes for the UK. As a leading wholesale connectivity service provider, our focus is to work with partners to help them meet their goals - whether they’re reselling to end customers or building their own networks.

We are open to consider candidates who are located in commutable distance from our core sites - Hammersmith, Reading, Peterborough, Slough, Manchester, Birmingham and Sheffield.

The must haves

In order to be considered, you must have the following experience;

  • Proven record of producing excellent written content across a broad range of short and long-form materials, supported by a professional portfolio.
  • Demonstrable experience writing technical, B2B content. Telecoms and/or wholesale/partner market background highly desirable.
  • Ability to comprehend, and conduct independent research into, new themes to create robust written content about new subject matter areas.

The other stuff we're looking for

We'd also love you to bring;

  • Demonstrable experience developing, and working to, timebound editorial calendars.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and willingness to communicate and share plans and knowledge with colleagues across the business.

What's in it for you?

We know that benefits mean so much more than the 'stuff' we can give you, so we offer a wide range of support, rewards and tools - all focused on helping you to prioritise what really matters.

All work and no play just isn't our style! We're already planning our future ways of working, for when life becomes a little more normal again. We're constantly evolving our approach to enable you to find a great work life balance.

Want to learn more about our benefits? You can check them out here.

Next steps

If Virgin Media feels like a place where you can belong, we'd love to learn more about you. Once you've submitted an application the next steps of the process, if successful, are likely to include a two part interview process.

When you apply, you'll be asked about any adjustments you might need to support the recruitment process. Let us know, and we'll be sure to discuss it with you. Thanks for your patience in the meantime and for showing an interest in joining the Virgin Media family.

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