Senior Editor (maternity cover)

To lead the charity’s work in developing publications and information resources and ensuring a high quality digital user experience.

Part-time position (25 hours per week); 13-month fixed-term contract 

Home-based with occasional travel for meetings at head office in Aylesbury

Full-time equivalent of £27,000 to £31,000 per annum, pro rata (ie, £19,286 to £22,143 p/a for a 25-hour working week), dependent on experience

The Lymphoma Association is a national charity that provides award-winning information and support to people affected by lymphoma (lymphatic cancer) – the fifth most common cancer in the UK. We also work with and support the healthcare practitioners who care for lymphoma patients.

We are looking for an experienced writer/editor to be responsible for:

  • producing accessible patient information in both digital and printed formats
  • researching, drafting and editing information for people affected by lymphoma
  • taking the role of Content Lead for videos (both medical/expert and patient/carer experience)
  • social media marketing of new and existing publications.

The role requires someone with experience of working in an editorial/publishing environment, who is able to manage a number of publication projects concurrently, and also to line-manage two staff members. Meticulous attention to detail is essential, as is an understanding of the importance of high quality, accessible information. The role offers the opportunity to be make a major impact on the lives affected by lymphoma, while also being part of a focused, passionate and high-performing Publications Team.

Job description

Lymphoma Association overview

Application form

Equality and diversity monitoring form

To apply for this post, please submit your completed application form to jobs@lymphomas.org.uk 

If you have any queries about the application process, please contact Non Kinchin-Smith, HR and H&S Officer n.kinchin-smith@lymphomas.org.uk

If you would like an informal chat about the role itself, please contact Lauren Lakritz, Senior Editor  l.lakritz@lymphomas.org.uk

Closing date for applications is 5pm on Monday 9 October 2017

Interviews will be held on Wednesday 18 October 2017 in Aylesbury.

We are an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from all sections of society.