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Senior Digital Content Designer

£35,992 - £39,991 per annum

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The Senior Digital Content Designer will play a key role in designing and delivering digital content for the YoungMinds website for our three core audiences: young people, parents, and professionals.

Key information

Position
Senior Digital Content Designer
Contract
Full-time, Permanent
Salary
£35,992 - £39,991 per annum
Application closing date
22 Apr 2024
Interview date
TBC
Working environment

We are currently working with a hybrid working model, where there is the option of working from home combined with 4-12 days a month of working in the office.

About this role

YoungMinds are a leading national charity committed to improving children and young people’s health and emotional wellbeing. We want to see a world where no young person feels alone with their mental health, and all young people get the mental health support they need, when they need it.

Every month, the YoungMinds website provides thousands of young people with vital support and advice for their mental health. We’re looking for a Senior Digital Content Designer to play a key role in leading the design and delivery of the content on our website.

You will lead in delivering content for the Never Alone programme, which seeks to provide support for young people on a range of feelings, life experiences, conditions and mental health medications. Along with the digital communications team and the Digital Content Officers you line manage, you will design or commission content in various mediums such as written content, illustrations, graphics, video and audio.

You will conduct user research and insight sessions with young people to design the website content strategy, ensuring the content on our website meets young people’s needs and covers relevant topics and experiences.

You will also be responsible for the YoungMinds blog, ensuring the blog continues to be a valuable space of real stories and support with content that showcases a variety of experiences and backgrounds. As part of this, you will lead on our Writers Programme, where you will recruit young people from minoritised groups and run a year-long programme of workshops to help develop them as writers and editors.

Using your digital expertise and strategic thinking, you will work with colleagues across YoungMinds to create content for the website that helps support their team’s aims and objectives. This will include our content for young people and professionals as part of our Someone To Turn To programme, as well as content for our Powerful Young Voices programme. You will also work closely with the Product Manager for the website to deliver the website roadmap and strategy, and ensure the website is meeting it’s aims and goals as a digital product.

About you

The successful candidate will:

  • have experience of designing, developing and building website content that meets user needs and is in line with our brand’s tone of voice
  • have experience of using user insight to inform and develop digital content
  • be able to upload content to a CMS (content management system) and create engaging webpages with good user experience that are search engine optimised
  • be able to create digital content for minoritised and racialised groups of young people and practise cultural humility
  • be able to conduct user insight sessions with key stakeholders and users, to listen to their experiences and identify their needs
  • be able to line manage members of staff to support their wellbeing and development
Senior Digital Content Designer job pack
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We welcome applications from Black and minoritised, LGBTQIA+ groups and those with disabilities, as they are currently under-represented.

We hope that you would like to join us at a very exciting stage of our growth and development. You’ll be joining a bright, dynamic team who have a passion for supporting our ambitions.

Apply now

One of our values is: “We celebrate what makes you, you – whoever you are, we welcome you and encourage you to be true to yourself”. 

If you are excited about helping us to achieve our mission, passionate about working at an organisation that puts the lived experience of young people at the heart of everything we do and want to be part of our drive to become a truly anti-racist organisation we want to hear from you.

To apply, please fill in the application form - downloadable below - and send via email to recruitment@youngminds.org.uk.

Download our application form
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About YoungMinds

You’ll be part of a passionate, hardworking team that cares about the work they do and you’ll be part of making a real difference to the lives of children and young people. In addition to becoming part of the YoungMinds team, you’ll get:

  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement (plus Bank Holidays)
  • three days additional leave over Christmas and New Year
  • Annual paid ‘wellbeing days’ – an extra two paid days off a year for all employees to take some time for themselves, when the office is closed.
  • auto-enrolment onto pension scheme where YoungMinds will match your contribution up to five per cent
  • statutory benefits such as parental leave and sick pay
  • a wide range of other health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits
  • a dedication to continued professional development, training and shared best practice
Find out more about working at YoungMinds

Our vision

  • A world where no young person feels alone with their mental health.

    We want to see a world where every young person who is struggling feels able to reach out, and has people and services around them who can really help.

More about who we are

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