Preserves historic sites and buildings in England.

Social Media and Content Executive - English Heritage

Job Description

Applications closed: 
June 16, 2024
Posted on: 
June 10, 2024

We're the organisation that looks after England's most important buildings and monuments, making sure our country's amazing history is available for everyone to enjoy. From world-famous prehistoric sites to grand medieval castles, Roman forts to a Cold War bunker, we bring the history of England to life.

We are looking for a Social Media & Content Executive to join our team on a permanent, full time basis, working 36 hours per week.

Are you excited about telling engaging stories on social media? Inspiring content and social interactions are an essential part of how we inspire people to visit, join and connect with us.

We are seeking a dynamic and creative Social Media & Content Executive to join the South Visitor Marketing team. We are looking for someone to help implement our marketing strategy through social and web channels to engage audiences and drive visits to our sites across London and the South East. These include iconic places such as Dover Castle, 1066 Battle of Hastings, Abbey and Battlefield and Eltham Palace.

The Benefits

- Salary from £33,213 per annum, depending on skills and experience

- 25 days' holiday plus Bank Holidays pro rata rising to 28 days after 3 years

- Matched pension contributions up to a maximum of 10%

- Flexible hours

- The opportunity to progress your career within the heritage sector

- Apprenticeship opportunities

- Subscriptions to professional bodies

- Free access to all English Heritage sites for you another adult and up to 6 children

- 25% discount in our shops and cafes

- Enhanced Maternity/Paternity/Shared Parental leave

- Options to buy additional leave

- An inclusive working atmosphere where everyone from all backgrounds, religions and with different needs will be supported

- Opportunities to go to some of our great live music or history events

What's more, as part of our charity bringing history to life, you'll be supported and encouraged to share your ideas, inspire others and make a difference to the way England's rich past is experienced.


As our Social Media & Content Executive you will provide content for all major regional social channels and the property pages of our website, ensuring that it meets core professional standards, is consistent and delivers on our brand values.

In this highly collaborative role, you will develop strong working relationships with colleagues across the organisation, who are often based in a number of different locations, so it is essential that you are a good communicator. You'll need to have a curious mind to search for the best stories as well as having the ability to understand the motivations of the audiences you are aiming to reach.

Job Requirements

To be considered as a Social Media & Content Executive, you will need:

Experience of managing social media channels including content creation and setting up paid social media adverts

Experience of creating content for websites

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Ability to manage many different priorities

Excellent attention to detail

Find out more about us and what we do here, -us/ here. Meet some of our People and hear about why they enjoy working with us here

Everyone is welcome at English Heritage. We are always looking for people who reflect the diversity of the country today, to help us make it more relevant to the diversity of the people, communities and places we serve. From remote sites to inner city monuments, from regional teams to our Head Office, the diversity of our teams is critical to making sure our heritage is inclusive, exciting and accessible. We continually look for new ways to promote the past in a way that is inclusive to all and that celebrates the cultural diversity of England's heritage. By joining us, you will be part of a charity that is already on an exciting journey to tell everyone's story with an inclusive working atmosphere where everyone from all backgrounds, religions and with different needs will be supported. To support this work, we have a number of EDI networks that you can join as either a member or ally. These networks include Ethnic Diversity, Faith & Belief, Social Equity, LGBTQ+, Neurodivergence, Age, Disability and Gender Specific Issues.

We would be delighted to hear from you if you would like to talk to us about this role before you apply, e.g. regarding workplace adjustments, working patterns, please contact Katie Barrie, Senior Marketing Manager South, on No agencies please.

Interviews will be held week commencing 24 June at 100 Wood Street, London EC2V 7AN

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