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Senior Digital Content Officer
  • Employer: Runnymede Borough Council
  • Reference: 867R
  • Published: Fri 30/10/2020, 9:05 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 23/11/2020, 12:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 37 hours per week
  • Salary: Salary £33,135 - £36,789 p.a. depending on experience
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Civic Centre, Surrey

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Senior Digital Content Officer

Are you looking for a career in Digital Services with an ambitious and innovative Council? Do you want to work within a dynamic team focused on transforming public services using technology and digital solutions? If so, then Runnymede Borough Council would like to hear from you.

This is your opportunity to join the Digital Transformation Team leading organisational change across the entire Council. Your contribution will make a real difference to our residents, businesses and partners alike.

We are looking for a full-time Senior Digital Content Editor to join our Digital Services Team based at the Civic Centre in the heart of Addlestone’s regenerated town centre. This role is key in contributing to the Council’s ambitious Digital Transformation Programme.

You will become part of a team committed to driving improvement through innovative ideas using the latest technology and supporting staff to access council software services. The successful candidate will be an advocate of digital transformation with an ability to drive up digital literacy and promote new technology and systems to inspire and lead change.

The Senior Digital Content Officer is critical to transforming how we work and deliver services to our customers. Central to this new role is planning and managing the content development for the Councils new website which will underpin a fundamental shift in our internal processes and how we interact with residents, businesses and visitors to the borough. You will play a leading role contributing towards the delivery of our customer and digital strategies, making it simpler and faster for people to access information or services online.

This is a role for an experienced web content officer and one you can make your own by demonstrating an aptitude for creating simple, intuitive online customer experiences.

You’ll be a business enabler, with a track record of delivering. This role is pivotal for the Council and you’ll be expected to use your personal drive and credibility to engage with internal and external customers.

You will be working in a fast-paced and demanding environment, so it is important that you are well organised and resilient; can remain calm, focussed and professional at all times.

This is a highly visible role in a dynamic transformation team working with stakeholders of all levels, so strong communications skills are key with an ability to communicate technical solutions to non-technical audiences.

If you think that you have what it takes to excel in this role then we’d like to hear from you.

For an informal chat please contact Stephen Bowen, Digital Transformation Manager on 01932 425631.

Please apply online at Full information, including the Job Description, Person Specification and other details about Runnymede Borough Council, is available in the Extra Information attachment on the website. If it is difficult for you to apply online, please contact HR via email: or on 01932 425514.

We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please provide an email address where possible as you will be contacted by email if you are selected to attend for an interview.

If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, you should assume that unfortunately your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Closing Date: Monday 23rd November 2020 – Midday

Interview date: Wednesday 9th December 2020