Reports to: Head of Communications

  • Based in: Putney, London

  • Salary: £30,000 + £2,000 OTE

  • Role: Full-time, permanent

A rare and exciting opportunity to join one of the world’s leading education companies. This is an ideal role for someone with proven writing and marketing experience looking for a step up into management and the opportunity to build your profile in the higher education sector. As well as content creation and data analysis, the Editor will devise, implement and oversee our b2b content, media relations and social media. This is a new role to position Hotcourses Group as thought leaders in the sector by creating market leading content based on our Insights data.

Key responsibilities

  • Write engaging and authoritative content for our corporate site Hotcourses Group based on our wealth of data on prospective students

  • Copywriting, editing and speechwriting to support commercial and leadership teams

  • Write press releases and manage relationships with the media

  • Draft reports and analysis for clients

  • Work collaboratively with marketing, content and design teams to ensure brand consistency

  • Develop our b2b communications strategy using a combination of country market reports, infographics, video content, articles and interviews, email marketing and social media output

  • Seek opportunities for engagement with key stakeholders and sector organisations

  • Write copy for events, including our own and those we sponsor/attend

  • Oversee internal communications through our intranet portal HotOffice

  • Inspire, mentor and develop the skills of your team

About you

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • You have 2-3 years’ experience in a content, reporting or communications role

  • An interest in data analysis and ability to analyse and communicate data trends

  • An understanding and knowledge of how data can inform planning and strategy

  • Demonstrable experience in project leadership

  • Ability to work effectively across departments to tight deadlines

  • Passionate about writing and with the ability to tailor messages for multiple audiences and produce effective campaign communications

  • You are full of ideas and aren’t afraid to change things to get the best result

  • Active in social media and can lead the team in producing effective content for social media output

  • You’re highly collaborative and a team player – you’re keen to pull people together to get the best content possible

  • You are experienced in managing a small team or able to demonstrate leadership

About us

We are a multinational company with over 300 talented people in offices in the UK, North America, Asia and Australia. Every year we inspire and support people of all ages and background to make the right education choices, in order for them to have happier, fulfilled and successful lives.

We believe education is transformative and that we will #neverstoplearning which is why we offer our team personal growth with exceptional learning and development. One of our fantastic company benefits is the £200 per year allowance that all employees receive to spend on courses of their choice.

We specialise in digital technology, disrupting physical markets and providing prospective students with informative and inspirational content from the early stages of research right through to enrolment at schools, colleges and universities.

To apply

To apply for this role, send your CV, cover letter and examples of relevant work to katie.duncan@hotcoursesgroup.com

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