7 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Copy Editor
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

Description

Who we are:
The National Autistic Society is the UK’s leading charity for autistic people. Since 1962, we’ve ben transforming lives, changing attitudes and helping to create a society that works for autistic adults and children.
We transform lives by providing support, guidance and practical advice for the 700,000 autistic adults and children in the UK, as well as their three million family members and carers. Autistic people turn to us at key moments or challenging times in their lives, be it getting a diagnosis, going to school or finding work.
We change attitudes by improving public understanding of autism and the difficulties many autistic people face. We also work closely with businesses, local authorities and government to help them provide more autism-friendly spaces, deliver better services and improve laws.
We have come a long way but it is not good enough. There is still so much to do to increase opportunities, reduce social isolation and build a brighter future for people on the spectrum. With your help, we can make it happen.
What we can offer you:
  • Pension scheme
  • 25 days annual leave
  • Excellent induction, training and development programme including training about autism and opportunities to attend our conferences
  • Online staff discount scheme for a range of benefits (cycle to work scheme, season ticket loan)
  • Access to a 24-hour employee assistance programme
Who we are looking for:
We’re looking for a motivated and talented Content Officer (Copy) to join our growing Content Team and help apply our vibrant rebrand and messages across our charity’s communications.
Working closely with our Writer/Editor, you will write, edit and proofread copy for digital, print and social media assets, as well as our members’ magazine, Your Autism. Some experience using a content management system is essential and basic knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign would be an advantage.
Where you will be working:
Head Office – City Road, London
How to apply:
Click on the Apply button to find out more about this role and how you could help in our charity’s mission to create a society that works for autistic people.
•When providing a supporting statement, please refer to the job description and person specification and include any information that shows your suitability for the role.
Applications for this job are sought from anyone who is suitably qualified and experienced for the role but particularly welcome from those with a diagnosis of autism.
The National Autistic Society is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children and adults who use our services and as such expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. Successful applicants will be required to complete the relevant safeguarding checks.
We are an equal opportunities employer.

Skills Required

  • Content Management

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