Content, Social Media and Email Officer (Explorify)

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Job Summary

We are recruiting for a Content, Social Media and Email Officer on a fixed term contract until 31st August 2021

Additional Info

Do you want to join a world-renowned organisation focused on improving health for everyone by helping great ideas to thrive?

We’re a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support researchers, take on big health challenges, campaign for better science, and help everyone get involved with science and health research. In the next five years, we aim to spend up to £5 billion helping thousands of curious, passionate people all over the world explore ideas in science, population health, medical innovation, the humanities and social sciences and public engagement.

The Education and Learning team want to make sure that all young people in the UK have access to a world-class science education. To make this vision of high-quality, inspiring science education a reality, we invest £5 million each year in education research, professional development opportunities, and resources and activities for teachers and students.

We have an exciting opportunity for a Content, Social Media and Email Officer to support delivery of the content, social and email strategy for the Primary Science Campaign. Reporting into the Content, Social Media and Email Manager you will publish content based on the content plan ensuring content published is in accordance with the Explorify brand, key messages and underlying principles


In this role you will:

  • Support the Content, Social Media and Email manager to deliver the Primary Science Campaign strategy, publishing website content in accordance with brand, key messages and underlying principles.

  • Brief and liaise with freelancers to ensure content meets the brief and is produced to the required editorial standard on time

  • Produce original and re-formatted written, graphical and video content, optimised for segmented audiences and social networks, to engage teachers and stakeholders.

  • Communicate brand message and tone of voice, using niche language that teachers will respond to.

  • Write, produce and send clear compelling email campaigns using DotDigital or other enterprise level email campaign management tool.

You can view the full job description and person specification in the link below.


We are looking for a creative but logical thinker who is always looking for ways to improve and create inspiring campaigns that resonate with teachers.

To be successful in this role you will have experience in:

  • Social media and community management for a charity, agency, brand or similar

  • Developing content for Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook

  • Handling data and reporting on the performance of social media content

  • Running social media campaigns

  • The use of social monitoring and scheduling tools

  • The use of dotmailer or similar

  • Writing and producing high quality website content

How to Apply

To apply for the role please submit your up to date CV along with a cover letter outlining your motivations for applying for the role.

Diversity and Inclusion is a priority at Wellcome. We are committed cultivating a fair and healthy environment, where everyone can be themselves and thrive. We are happy to discuss flexible working options for all roles. We work to ensure that our recruitment processes are as inclusive as possible to everyone. This includes making adjustments for people who have a disability or long-term condition. If you would like us to make adjustments during the application process, please contact us at

Posted on March 3