Tes’s story is an extraordinary one: its digital community is one of the fastest growing of any profession globally, and it boasts an 108-year heritage at the centre of the teaching and education community.
Today, Tes has over 10 million registered users in countries across the globe and has seen the lessons on its site made by teachers downloaded more than a billion times. This wealth of resources allows education professionals to share and benefit from one another's resources and lesson plans, driving excellence in the education sector.
Tes’s rich heritage includes Tes magazine, Times Higher Education (THE) and TES Scotland magazines which are invaluable reads for all educators and Tes has become the leading media provider to the UK education profession. It also publishes the annual Times Higher Education World University Rankings. These are just a few facets of what Tes does. For more information, visit www.tesglobal.com/what-we-do.
Basic Scope & Primary Objectives
This role, suitable for a graduate with an interest in writing and education, will involve working with a new team to write content to draw teachers’ attention to the best available teaching materials on Tes, as well as assisting with their curation.
The assistant content producer will work with team members more experienced in content curation to contribute to an editorial publishing schedule and plan projects that will help teachers to find high quality lesson ideas on the site more easily.
· Research, write, compile and deliver curated content for a range of user groups on Tes Resources according to the Resources strategic content plan; curated content packages include audience-specific newsletters, onsite collections and sets of materials selected to match Tes editorial features
· Support initiatives to ensure that materials on the site are high quality, including through adjudicating on takedoen caes.
· Work with marketing and social media colleagues to ensure content is planned into cross-departmental schedules in order to drive engagement with resources content
· Write proposals for new content projects to submit to the strategic content plan
· Pick-up additional responsibilities to assist with delivery of team objectives, as required by the Head of User Generated Content.
· Computer literate, with experience using Microsoft Office software.
· Capable to learn how to use bespoke content management systems and data tracking tools.
· Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
· Professional but warm manner
· Ability to prioritise workload and adapt to new learnings
· Excellent problem-solving skills
· An engaging writing style.
· Degree level or equivalent.
· Teaching experience a positive, but not necessary
· to be a team player
· to have a desire and passion to do a great job
· to have great attention to detail
· to be calm under pressure
· to be resourceful and willing to learn
· to be self-motivated, energetic, pro-active and uses own initiative
· to have a sense of humour
· to be prepared to occasionally work flexibly over weekends and Bank Holidays (should this be required and agreed with the head of department).