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Digital Content Officer

England Hockey

England Hockey is the national governing body for the sport of field hockey in England. There are separate governing bodies for the sport in the other parts of the United Kingdom.

25 Nov 2022
Contract - Fixed Term
Closing date
3 Jan 2023


England Hockey is the National Governing Body for the sport of Hockey. England Hockey has income and expenditure of circa £9m p.a. It is responsible for the management and development of the sport from grass roots to elite activities. England Hockey is also the nominated country for Great Britain Hockey and is responsible for assessing and preparing Great Britain squads to qualify for and participate in the Olympics.

Nature and Scope

England Hockey is on a journey to transform its commercial and business operations following the pandemic to make sure we continue to grow our game with strong foundations and appeal to our existing as well as our future members and audiences.
Audience engagement, strong communications and creative content is a key part of this strategy in engaging with our members and audiences, raising the profile of the game, and increasing commercial interest in the Sport.

The Digital Content Officer will be a key player in the marketing communications and commercial department and will be vital in shaping and optimising content that is increasingly targeted and relevant to our key audiences.

Key Tasks

  • Lead organic content planning, scheduling, and execution across all social media platforms using scheduling tools such as Sprout and Asana
  • Develop creative and engaging social media strategies
  • Responsible for creating and distributing engaging multiplatform content tailored to our target audiences.
  • Writing a wide range of content including long-form editorial (blogs, articles, reports, brand copy (advertising, webpages, emails) to short-form social media content, keeping marketing messages consistent and in-line with company voice.
  • Create engaging multimedia content (and/or outsource this effectively) across multiple platforms including website(s) and social
  • Develop, launch, and manage new competitions and campaigns that promote England Hockey, its brand and partners
  • Form key relationships with hockey influencers and collaborate on content across social media platforms.

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How to Apply

To apply for this role, please click 'Apply Now' to submit a CV and Cover Letter (1 Page) to our recruitment team.

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Applications close on 3rd January 2023

Additional Information

Contract - Fixed Term
Job Type
Marketing & Communications
Media & Digital
Salary information
£20,000 - 26,000

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