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Digital Content Creator

St Mary’s School is looking for a pro-active, dynamic and creative Digital Content Creator to join our busy and growing team.

This is an exciting role which plays a key part in developing our digital strategy and in building the St Mary’s brand through digital and social media channels, to ensure it extends to a wide reach of prospective families. The Digital Content Creator will understand that effective marketing plays a vital role in the success of independent schools.

The ideal candidate will have a passion for turning creative ideas into compelling video and photographic content and a key element of this role will be to support the effective communication of the school’s aims and values, #smsspirit values as embodied in our TAKE CARE acronym and our new school motto, ‘Embrace, Empower, Excel’, through the content that is created and published.

The role will offer the opportunity for ownership of projects and key digital areas such as social media and the school website, with the overarching aim of generating new enquiries, maintaining high retention rates and ensuring an excellent customer journey from enquiry to first day of school.

Main Duties

• Planning, creation, scheduling and publishing of content across school social media channels.

• Shooting content for and creating professional videos for use through school marketing.

• Website copywriting and updates to keep the website current, and accurate and to maintain Google ranking (SEO).

• Creation of two weekly newsletters using Mailchimp.

• Photographing/videoing events and moments in school on an ad hoc and planned basis.

• To set up Facebook and Google Ad Campaigns.

• Build a library of media assets.

• Research upcoming technologies and, trends in online marketing, and suggest to Head of Marketing and Senior Leadership Team.

• To keep abreast of competitor activity online.

• As a role in a busy Marketing Team within an all-through school, you must be ready to turn your hand to whatever is required.

Please complete an application form which can be obtained from the HR Administrator at hradmin@st-marys.bucks.sch.uk or from our website www.stmarysschool.co.uk

Early applications are advised as the School reserves the right to appoint at any stage during the application process. Completed application forms and cover letters must be emailed to hradmin@st-marys.bucks.sch.uk

Interviews will be held at the school.

As part of the process you will be given a tour of the school and attend an interview. You will also be asked to provide documentation confirming your identity and qualifications and a search of an online social media presence may also be conducted as part of due diligence checks. There is no need to visit St Mary’s before applying, as the school website contains plenty of information, photos and all the school’s policies. However, if you’d like to see the school in person, you are most welcome to arrange a visit.

We will endeavour to acknowledge all applications and interview dates are provided below. References of short-listed candidates will normally be taken prior to interview.

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