Digital Communications Assistant

Up to £22,069 + excellent benefits
02 Nov 2021
25 Nov 2021
Business Type
Brand / In-house
Contract Type

We are seeking a Digital Communications Assistant in the Digital Communications team.

Who are we?

The Royal Academy of Engineering is harnessing the power of engineering to build a sustainable society and an inclusive economy that works for everyone. In collaboration with our Fellows and partners, we’re growing talent and developing skills for the future, driving innovation and building global partnerships, and influencing policy and engaging the public. Together we’re working to tackle the greatest challenges of our age.

With a diverse workforce and an inclusive and supportive culture, we look to attract candidates from wide and different backgrounds who have a passion for the role engineering plays in society. Our aim is to make the Academy the best place to work for the staff we have and those we seek to attract.

Why work for the Royal Academy of Engineering?

We’re looking for people who are driven to make the world a better place. If you’re passionate about what you do and want to work collaboratively with talented colleagues to make change happen now and for future generations, we want you to get in touch.

This is the perfect time to join us. We have a dynamic, visionary CEO, a strong leadership team and an ambitious and exciting strategy. The value we bring as experts in our field and change agents is highly recognised and makes the Academy a motivating place to be. Our work today builds on a long, proud history with a focused and ambitious future which we’d love you to be part of.

We are looking for talented people who want to make a difference, to join our team – is this you?

The role

As Digital Communications Assistant you will support the communications activities of the Academy through first class content development. You will plan, create and schedule content for our digital channels, and monitor and evaluate performance. You will provide Content Management System (CMS) support to web editors across the Academy and contribute to the redevelopment of the Academy website, particularly through the development, migration and improvement of content.

Who are we looking for?

You will have experience of creating digital content for websites and social media channels, and an understanding of the role of these channels in the communications mix. With a flair for writing engaging copy for digital platforms, you'll use your creative skills to develop multi-media content designed to engage and grow digital audiences. With a keen eye for trends in the digital space, you will work as part of a team and interact with staff at all levels.

Company Benefits

The Academy offers a fantastic package of additional benefits including:

• Non-contributory pension scheme

• BUPA cash plan

• Private medical insurance

• Subsidised restaurant

• Regular social activities

• Health and wellbeing programmes

• Generous holiday allowance

• Wellbeing days and office wide Christmas leave

• Significant investment into your personal and professional development.


Our light, spacious offices are based in a fantastic location in central London with views over St James’s Park and close to the West End. We operate hybrid, flexible working practices with a baseline 2 days a week in the office.

For more information and to apply, please visit our careers portal.

Closing date: Midday on 25 November 2021.

Interviews will be held virtually on a rolling basis, so early applications are encouraged.