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Digital Content Editor

Requisition ID:  23681

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  14-Nov-2022


We are a world class research-intensive university. We deliver teaching and learning of the highest quality. We play a leading role in economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


What’s in it for you? Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Newcastle is an inclusive global University community where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.


Salary: £27,131 to £28,762 per annum, moving to £31,411 depending on experience


Closing Date: 30 November 2022.  We may close the role early if we find a suitable applicant


The Role


Thank you for your interest in the Digital Content Editor positions. We have two opportunities for Digital Content Editors to join us here at Newcastle. One is responsible for web content for Newcastle University Business School and the other is responsible for the School of Engineering. Both roles will be a key partner in the University’s editor network. This includes trained colleagues across the University who manage content across the web estate. You will receive training and collaborate with colleagues across academic units, research communities and central teams.


As a Digital Content Editor, you will plan, create, and edit effective and optimised digital content to support strategic objectives and user requirements. You will also provide support for web projects, managing content workflow and maintaining content guidelines and standards.


If this sounds like the role for you and you would like an informal chat about the positions, please contact either Richard Crulley at or Kylie Aldridge at


To view the full application pack and details of the roles please click here.


Please upload a cover letter with your application outlining how you meet the criteria we are looking for.  





The University holds a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. The University is also a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.


Requisition ID: 23681