Salary: £30 - £35k per annum

Location: London

Responsible To: Communications Director

Contract Type: Permanent/Full-Time

How to apply: [email protected]

About Big Society Capital

Big Society Capital improves the lives of people in the UK by connecting social investment to charities and social enterprises. We engage with investors, fund managers, charities and social enterprises to make it easier to use social investment. With our coinvestors, we have made over £1bn of new capital available to organisations with a social mission, through investments into fund managers and social banks. We have a special focus on: providing homes for people in need; supporting communities to improve lives; and early action to prevent problems.

Key purpose of role

This is an exciting opportunity to join Big Society Capital as we implement our new strategy to improve lives across the UK. As a Digital Officer you will lead on developing compelling content across our digital channels. You will play an important role embedding user-led approaches into our website development and digital reports, and will work collaboratively across the organisation to help us build high quality digital engagement.

Key responsibilities 

This will be a varied role, delivering across a range of digital channels. Key areas will include:

  • Digital content creation and curation including blogs, podcasts, webinars, videos and infographics
  • Content management for the Big Society Capital website
  • Management of mass email channels
  • Mapping digital channels for campaign reach and influencing
  • Developing creative approaches to engage with varying audiences fromfinancial advisers tocharities.
  • Reviewing financial promotions and ensuring compliance with regulations
  • Building relationships with digital colleagues in other organisations across the financial and social sector 



  • Strong relevant experience
  • Digital native with demonstrable interest in the latest digital developments
  • Open source CMS such as Drupal
  • Creative flair
  • Google Analytics
  • Strong writing skills, with attention to detail
  • Collegial, team player
  • Commitment to supporting positive social impact in the UK


  • Experience and competency in:
    • email marketing software such as Mailchimp o video/sound editing o design packages including InDesign and Photoshop
  • Experienceof financial servicesorinvestment management (in-house or agency)
  • Experience of working in social investment/impact investment

Application is by covering letter (no more than one side of A4) and CV (no more than two sides of A4), clearly stating where you saw the advert, sent to [email protected]

Closing date for applications: 09:00 on Tuesday 30th January 2018.