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Content Editor

Content Editor

  • Location: Swindon, South West England
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Ref: R002900025
  • Closing Date: 30 November 2019

Job description

Based at our Head Offices in Swindon, with travel to Bristol. There will be flexibility to work from home on occasion, dependent on delivery pressures

Competitive salary + benefits package

This is a 7 Month fixed term contract working 35 hours per week

As the world’s largest building society, here at Nationwide, we have clear and ambitious objectives as we look to further grow our digital active user base, by making things easier for our members to do online, provide services available 24/7 365 days a year, constantly deliver new and exciting propositions and ensure we have a well-run, well controlled and efficient channel. We’ll do this by continuing to deliver legendary service to our members namely across Mobile Banking, Internet Banking and That’s no mean feat and that’s where you come in….

Right now, we’re looking for an experienced Content Editor to join our expanding Digital Propositions Team, where we define and create member-focused experiences across all digital products. You’ll support the technical production of exemplary online experiences that truly differentiate Nationwide and drive our Digital society aspirations and work closely with multi-disciplinary teams of Content Designers, UX Designers, Visual Designers, Delivery Leads and Development teams to evolve the Nationwide design and interaction pattern libraries. Ultimately, creating experiences and transforming products and services that have a positive impact on our members, colleagues and business.

Who we're looking for

So, we’ll need you to have:

• Understanding of Content Management Systems, preferably SiteCore, and have an awareness of a variety of front-end technologies – HTML, CSS, JavaScript
• A basic understanding of web development best practices and an understanding of web usability best practices
• Strong team player with good communication skills
• The ability to work well in a cross-functional, multi-discipline environment with good influencing skills
• Solid planning and organisational skills and ability to manage and own multiple competing deliverables
• A confident manner with internal clients; be thoughtful, measured and persuasive

What you'll be doing

• Take responsibility for production activities, including component selection, build and testing as required throughout the ideation, prototyping and design and development stages of the project
• Working with the Product Owner and Delivery or Creative Leads, you’ll help shape the technical production aspects of your projects
• Interrogate the objectives of each project and understand the requirements to ensure we’re building the right things the right way
• you’ll ensure CMS production policies, standards and governance are adhered to across our key platforms: IB, Banking app and
• Develop a solid understanding of the problem from a CMS and technology perspective
• Ensure CMS production policies, standards and governance are rigorously enforced, and that our build environments are as efficient and effective as possible
• Attend and contributing

The extras you'll get

Our people’s success isn’t based on how long they spend at their desk. While you’ll have contracted hours, we offer a flexible environment. That might be working from home, logging on from other offices across the UK, or working part time or compressed hours. We want to know how you like to work. And if we forget to ask, please tell us. We promise it won’t affect your chances at all.

There are all sorts of benefits, including:

• a personal pension (most people put in 7% of their salary which we’ll top up by a further 16%)
• up to two days of paid volunteering a year
• family-friendly benefits to make life easier for parents and carers
• 24 days holiday with the ability to 'buy’ up to 10 days more holiday
• Access to an annual performance related bonus scheme
• Personal development. Support and training to help you to excel and develop your career

Work with PRIDE

Princes Responsible Business Network
Stonewall Diversity Champion
Business Disability Forum Member

Why work for us?

At Nationwide, we’re here for our members and we put their needs first in everything we do. And now, more than ever, two things are helping us go from strength to strength: we put our customers first, and we’re known for being open, honest and trustworthy.

We’re also the world’s largest building society, with communities at the heart of everything we do. We aim to do the right thing for our members which helps set us apart from our competitors. But we need good people to help us do it. People who understand what we believe in and have the talent and drive to keep us successful.

At Nationwide we have a strong ethic of care, and a genuine concern for each other and our members. We recognise that our employees feel most appreciated when their thoughts and values are respected and considered. We are committed to creating a culture that recognises and truly values our individual differences and identities. If you’d like to be a part of an inclusive workplace where you can be yourself, where your talents are nurtured, and you feel empowered to contribute then please apply and help us in building society, nationwide.