Content Editor (Safeguarding Specialist), London, City of

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The KeyLondon, City of
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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: £28,000 - £32,000
Contract term: Permanent

Do you have expert knowledge of safeguarding in schools and could you put this to use as a content editor at our fast-growing business?

Would you like to work in a socially-conscious business making a huge difference in the schools sector?

The Key is looking for a safeguarding specialist with a creative flair to join us as a content editor for our market-leading support services.

The role

As a content editor you will research, write and maintain practical and engaging content of exceptional quality to meet the needs of school leaders, governors and leaders of multi-academy trusts.

You will draw on expertise from trustworthy external sources, from both the education sector and outside it, and quickly develop specialist knowledge of the sector. You will speak to our members regularly, to understand their problems and how best to address them.

You will bring imagination, empathy, creativity and commercial sense to everything you do.
This is a full-time appointment.

Location: Central London
Salary: £28,000-£32,000 (depending on experience)

The person

The ideal candidate will have first-class research and writing skills and experience in creating digital content. You will be an avid consumer of online content and have a keen interest in digital content trends. You will have a creative spark and strong commercial awareness to spot opportunities for high-impact content. You will have a demonstrable passion for the education sector and a strong focus on professional learning.

You will also have:

  • Excellent attention to detail and experience of editing copy
  • The ability to collate and respond to findings, usage trends and user feedback
  • User research experience
  • Data analysis skills
  • Experience in journalism, writing digital content or content marketing
  • Strong editorial judgement and decision-making
  • Good team-working skills and a proactive, positive attitude
  • Experience working with safeguarding in schools

The company

The Key provides impartial, trusted leadership and management support to almost half of the schools in England. Our high-quality information and guidance helps busy school leaders and governors work with increased confidence, knowledge and capacity.

Since we were set up as a government pilot over a decade ago, The Key has been on a remarkable journey. Today, we are a leader in professional intelligence for school leaders, and an indispensable partner to a growing community of education leaders across Britain. With 100,000 members across 10,000 schools, teachers, governors, and leaders rely on us every single day to help them make a meaningful difference to their pupils, their schools and their communities.

We offer a meritocratic, fun, socially conscious and team-spirited work environment. It’s thanks to our passionate and committed people that we are a trusted cornerstone and respected authority in the sector, and we are always looking for more like-minded people to join our team. We firmly believe that our most important work and biggest contribution is yet to come.

We look after our people and offer a generous holiday allowance, flexible hours, buying and selling holiday, free breakfast, fruit, and drinks, Friday beer o’clock, regular socials, free eye tests, cycle to work scheme, enhanced maternity pay, life assurance, and more.

How to apply:

For more information and to apply for this role please visit our careers page.

The deadline for applications is 6pm on Sunday 14 October 2018.

If you have any questions please email us on

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