Content Producer

Content Producer

As Content Producer, you’ll raise awareness of our vital work by crafting compelling narratives and engaging content to maximise the reach and impact of our stories and campaigns.

About The Mare and Foal Sanctuary

The Mare and Foal Sanctuary is the largest equine welfare charity in the South West peninsula dedicated to the rescue, rehabilitation and rehoming of horses and ponies who have suffered neglect, abuse and trauma. We also deliver a range of Equine Assisted Services with our rescued horses and ponies. The Mare and Foal Sanctuary has five sites across Devon, a clear five-year strategy and is ambitious for the future.

About the role

This is a hybrid role with a nominated base at Olympus Business Park in Newton Abbot and core hours of 37.5 per week.

Please note that this role is subject to a DBS check, and you will be required to provide proof of your right to work in the UK.

Salary Band: F (Starting from £30,090)

What you will be doing:

Producing Creative Content
You’ll be a key member of a highly experienced and professional team telling impactful stories about our charity and finding opportunities across our organisation to create powerful and captivating content. As a driving force behind our narratives, you’ll collaborate across departments to share our latest news through detailed research, interviews and visually engaging content. Your role will involve crafting immersive multi-media case studies to provide an insight into the lives of our rescued horses and the remarkable individuals and groups we collaborate with. Tailoring your creativity for diverse audiences, you’ll be writing persuasive press releases, website articles, social media posts, case studies, newsletters and campaign content. You’ll produce professional in-house films and images, while also overseeing external commissions. If required, you’ll be a presenter and spokesperson to share our work and mission.

Organising and Optimising
As part of the Content team you’ll be a curator of our digital storytelling assets, ensuring content library files are organised effectively and accessible to key staff. With a keen eye for detail, you’ll manage media consent forms and ensure that our stories respect the people at their heart. You’ll play a pivotal role in shaping our charity’s distinctive tone of voice, ensuring that our communications resonate deeply with the charity’s values and brand identity. Your analytical skills will be required to evaluate and report on the success of our stories and campaigns, providing vital insights to shape the future of our productions. You’ll demonstrate journalistic expertise to craft tailor-made content that shares important messages across the media and public platforms.

What you will bring:

A relevant qualification in media, journalism, communications, or marketing, backed by a minimum of two years’ experience.

You’re a skilled storyteller who can engage audiences with compelling narratives. You have exceptional copywriting skills and the ability to adapt your style across media platforms, channels and diverse audiences. You have an eye for detail and experience in proofreading and editing the work of others.

Skilled in photo/video journalism, you also have a knowledge of post-production, including linear editing.

You’re familiar with digital trends, SEO, and social media. You manage priorities and deliver results quickly and your adaptability makes you a perfect fit for our fast-paced environment.

You have strong IT skills and experience of using creative software and equipment. Analytical by nature, you make impactful data-driven decisions.

You excel in teamwork and foster positive relationships with colleagues with cultural awareness, empathy, and diplomacy. You enjoy learning new skills from others and sharing your own knowledge and skills to strengthen the team.

You have a valid driver’s licence, your own transport, and be open to travelling to various locations regularly.

 Values and Attitude

We value Kindness, Care, and Knowledge at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary. These values guide our actions, and we are seeking a Content Producer who embodies them. Your approach to work and interactions should reflect these values.

Why join us?

Every day at The Mare and Foal Sanctuary is an opportunity to make a difference. You’ll use  your exceptional storytelling skills to craft content that carries real impact and significance. We’re committed to embracing innovation and staying at the forefront of the latest trends in charity communications. By joining us, you’ll actively contribute to enhancing and amplifying the strong reputation of our sanctuary. You’ll find yourself at the heart of a dynamic Fundraising and Communications team, fostering collaboration and creativity.

Closing date for applications is Monday 1st April


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