Web Editor Ref 8347

School/department: Digital and Creative Media – part of the division of Communications, Marketing and Advancement 
Hours: Full time or part time hours considered up to a maximum of 36.5 hours per week.Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need). 
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 8347
Salary: starting at £30,497 to £34,304 per annum, pro-rata if part-time.
Placed on: 03 May 2022
Closing date: 01 June 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: As soon as possible


Job description

This is an opportunity to take the next step in your career as a digital content expert and play a crucial role in how we manage information across the Sussex website and related channels.

 You will take the lead in making sure complex information is translated effectively in a user-focused way for our audiences.

 You will also work collaboratively with varied teams across the institution, including senior stakeholders, reacting quickly to respond to new information.

 You will:

  • have a sound understanding of different audiences and user needs
  • passionately advocate for web best practice principles and champion accessibility for all web users to maintain high standards
  • provide digital guidance and support colleagues to produce their best work
  • be highly-organised and be able to prioritise competing demands.

 The role may require some out-of-hours working. The role may involve supervising junior staff in future.

 Please contact Adrian Imms, Head of Digital Content, for informal enquiries: a.imms@sussex.ac.uk.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Re 8341 [PDF 174.36KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

Visa Sponsorship Queries:

This role may be eligible for sponsorship. For a job to be eligible for sponsorship it needs to be assigned an eligible SOC code & meet minimum salary requirements and be full time. Please contact HRCompliance@sussex.ac.uk so they can check if this role can be assigned to an eligible SOC code and meets the minimum salary requirements. You can also consult our Skilled Worker Visa Information page for further information"


How to apply

Download our professional services application form - Dec 2020 [DOC 203.00KB] and Personal Details and Equal Opportunities Form [DOC 119.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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