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Industry:Social Media
Contract Type:Other
Salary or training bursary: £30,000 pro rata (0.29 FTE)
6 month initial contract
Company:Union Chapel
Open to all
Apply by:30/10/2020 - 17:00

Digital Content Project Manager

Are you passionate about music, arts and culture, heritage, community programmes and social justice? Are you experienced with digital content development? Then don't miss this opportunity...

Union Chapel is a vibrant hub of activity, home to a rich community where people come to revel, to worship, to listen to wonderful music, to volunteer and to find help when they need it most. Over the past 25 years the Chapel has gone from facing demolition to being Grade 1 listed and from being virtually abandoned to welcoming tens of thousands of visitors a year. 

Union Chapel are looking to recruit a Digital Content Project Manager to join their team. The successful candidate will oversee the content development and delivery of Union Chapel’s new digital programme, 'In Union' – bringing together a range of monetised and free content from music, arts and culture, to heritage, community programmes and social justice. This role is 11 hours per week/0.29 FTE. 


Digital Programme

  • Work closely with the whole Union Chapel team to deliver coherent and exciting live-streaming events and strategy – from music performances to digital workshops, masterclasses and interactive programmes
  • Draft and develop content for the organisation’s website – content, copy, and its development – in line with the strategy and funded content around culture, community and heritage
  • Work with Community Coordinator, the Margins Project, other contributors, and wider team, on integrated approach to community content
  • Development and trial new ways of promoting the wider work and ethical approaches – such as blogs, podcasts, video content
  • Ensure the digital content works towards the strategy and Drivers for Change, ensuring best practice around diversity, inclusivity and accessibility across all of the content
  • Work with the Development Manager, feed into the social media strategy, ensuring social media channels are developed and regularly updated with digital content (currently Facebook, Twitter, Youtube, Instagram)
  • Work closely with the Programming Team to ensure all live and digital events are well-promoted, supporting audience development plans
  • Work across all teams and entities – UCP, The Margins Project, the church and venue – to ensure digital content is high quality, interlinked and on brand

Freelance and Partner Management

  • Oversee the work and output of digital artists in residence
  • Work with external livestream companies to ensure successful livestream events
  • Work closely with the web developer to ensure successful and efficient management our website and digital platform to the varied needs
  • Possible support and management of trainee digital content assistants in the future

Fundraising and Impact Measurement

  • Use appropriate digital impact measurement tools such as Google Analytics, SurveyMonkey and others to measure the level of engagement, interaction and benefit of digital content
  • Produce regular reports for the Leadership Team, boards, funders and other stakeholders summarising impact and progress
  • Support the team to fundraise for new digital and livestreamed content, where necessary

Knowledge, skills, experience


  • Experience producing, collating, supporting varied digital projects and content for a diverse range of audiences
  • Knowledge and understanding of the digital and cultural sectors of the creative industries
  • Passion for and commitment to the use of digital technologies and the development of digital content in cultural and charitable settings
  • Experience of working with broadcast technologies including live-streaming technology
  • Experience working with online content and content management systems
  • Outstanding administration skills – organising, communicating and keeping accurate records
  • Ability to work in a team, coordinate external freelancers/artist/tutors and support trainees
  • Ability to monitor expenditure, keep budgets and provide budgetary information
  • Willingness to work collaboratively across art forms and content themes – culture, heritage, community and social justice
  • Highly IT literate with knowledge of production software on various platforms
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities and diversity
  • Ability to plan and prioritise workload
  • Understanding of and commitment to Equal Opportunities, diversity, inclusivity and accessibility


  • Experience of working in culturally diverse settings
  • Understanding of health and safety and licensing legislation
  • Experience creating pathways for young people and underrepresented communities into jobs in the creative and digital industries
  • Strong copy writing and proof reading skills for a variety of communication channels, eg: web, social media, press, annual report, funder reports
  • Interest in music, the arts and issues around social justice

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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