Content and Media Consultant

Have you worked with clients to deliver communications, content or media across projects?

Do you want your work to have influence over key issues within the industry?

Are you looking for a fast-paced role, which brings variety, opportunity, and challenge?

If so, we’re looking for a Content and Media Consultant to deliver purposeful content across our client accounts to help them shape the low carbon debate.

At the centre of the sustainability discussion, your work will influence the industry narrative and shape the future thinking on how we reduce emissions from our homes and buildings.

You will lead integrated communication packages for clients, whilst interacting with a range of stakeholders to boost profile and engagement across a wide range of audiences.

The heating and energy efficiency market is taking a leap to a low-carbon future, which brings unprecedented challenge and opportunity, and has kickstarted discussions, thinking, and debate on what the future of the industry will look like and what the pathways will be needed to hit our net zero targets. Your work will be central to informing and influencing this narrative with our clients and across the media.

Location
London or Birmingham Office (Hybrid Working)
Salary Range
£31,000 - £41,000 plus bonus and excellent benefits package
Employment Type
Permanent
Contract Basis
Full time (happy to consider flexible working)
Ref No
888

Responsibilities

 

  • Collaborating with a range of stakeholders to design, create and write high-quality captivating content tailored to client objectives and different audiences, including trade associations, manufacturers, government departments and other industry organisations.
  • Storytelling to bring narrative to life, and add value through informing, educating and engaging the reader, whilst positioning the brand effectively.
  • Work with the team to form an understanding of the new and existing sustainable products and services across the low-carbon energy sector.
  • Creating tailored copy for sharing across a range of communication channels, such as social media, websites, press, op-eds and thought leadership for key industry figures.
  • Creating compelling narratives, and eye-catching headlines to attract and maintain the attention of unique audiences within the industry.
  • Creating content strategies for clients alongside recommendations to improve content performance, including measuring and reporting on engagement.
  • Designing, implementing and reviewing engagement campaigns (email, website and direct communications etc) for various clients.
  • Evaluating, enhancing, and taking corrective actions on content to improve performance to specific campaign objectives. 
  • Supporting the wider team with improving processes, content quality and readability of written content, including reviews of reports for publication.
  • Maintaining and updating relevant press lists for clients for accuracy and building relationships with media contacts.
  • Supporting clients with other content related activity, such as award submissions and advertorials.
  • Timely proactive and reactive daily communication with senior stakeholders and key industry figures.
  • Identifying and executing opportunities for content development through engaging with political and industry news and announcements and securing promotion from industry media outlets.

 

Requirements

We are looking for 2 years minimum experience in a similar role (such as communications, public relations, media, marketing, copywriting amongst others). Candidates will be considered if they meet most of the below.

  • A driven individual with a passion for engaging audiences through content, and enthusiasm for the low-carbon economy.
  • Experience working with senior stakeholders and managing their expectations.
  • Ability to write compelling stories in niche disciplines that engage different audiences.
  • Proven experience with content creation for different topics.
  • Experience conducting in-depth research on a range of subject areas to align with specific briefs and objectives.
  • A demonstrated ability to understand and turn technical insight into impactful content at a fast pace.
  • Excellent written, verbal and communication skills
  • Experience writing and securing media interest in press releases and op-eds.
  • Project management and organisation skills and the ability to adapt to changing priorities and workloads.
  • Exceptional attention to detail and a high focus on quality of work.
  • Experience using different communication formats including social media to disseminate messages.
  • Previous experience building effective relationships with media would be beneficial.

 

WHAT WE OFFER

 

  • 25 days annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Profit related Bonus (discretionary)
  • Reward and recognition schemes
  • Flexible working
  • Private Bupa healthcare
  • Life Assurance (up to 4 times annual salary)
  • Matched pension contributions
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Buy and Sell annual leave
  • Reimbursement of eye test and up to £50 towards glasses or contacts
  • Corporate gym rates
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Summer and Christmas parties, along with monthly Gembar

To Apply

If you can see yourself working at Gemserv, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter to us by clicking 'Apply now'. 

THE COMPANY

We are an expert provider of professional services in a world driven by data and technology. We work across various sectors, from government bodies to global blue-chip organisations and small independent companies.

Due to the nature of what we do, we are a people business. The contribution from every member of the team expands our workforce’s diverse range of experience, skills and personalities – each individually valued.

Gemserv is an equal opportunities employer, we celebrate diversity and are committed to create an inclusive environment for all employees.

We heavily invest in the learning and development opportunities, enabling our people to develop skills and gain experience, which will enhance career prospects for life. Many who started their careers with us have rapidly progressed into more senior positions.

At Gemserv no two days are the same, but we believe in a flexible approach to working which we know our employees’ value. That focus on encouraging a positive work/life balance extends to the many regular social events where employees get the opportunity to meet people from across the business and the wider industry in a more informal environment.

 

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TO APPLY

If you can see yourself working at Gemserv, then we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and application to us by clicking ‘Apply now’

Happy to talk flexible working