Content Lead

​With a passion and deep understanding of the digital tech sector & current affairs you’ll use your sound editorial judgement to continually lead and inspire the development of first-class content.
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We are looking for a creative and enthusiastic individual to become a key part of Tech Nation’s growing UK wide team.

About Tech Nation

Tech Nation is the growth platform for tech companies and leaders. We fuel the growth of game-changing founders, leaders and scaling companies so they can positively transform societies and economies, by providing them with the coaching, content and community they need for their journey in designing the future.

We bring together a network of purposeful founders, leaders and philanthropists, progressive enterprises and policymakers, influential funds and institutions so we can collaborate in building the technological innovation that will improve the future for the UK and beyond. 

We provide learning and content, insights and analysis, coaching and research. We’re laser focused on delivering powerful outcomes and impact, because collectively we want to create a world in which anyone with vision and drive can access the skills and support needed to scale and succeed as a game-changing leader. #WeAreTechNation. We fuel growth. 

Our company values:

  • Deliver impact that lasts
  • Collaborate to innovate
  • Inform to inspire
  • Be all in

Focus of the role:

With a passion and deep understanding of the digital tech sector, news and current affairs, you’ll use your sound editorial judgement to continually lead and inspire the development of first-class content. 
As a skilled writer, you’ll manage your own project delivery whilst leading our content team across a range of content currently including blogs, articles, interviews, tools, data-driven reports & infographics, social media content and video.
Evolving and owning our content strategy and understanding how to align with Tech Nation's business objectives.
Upholding a distinctive, credible and authoritative voice for Tech Nation. Whilst using this voice to help inform our internal decision making at a senior level. 
Managing & motivating the content team. Co-ordinating capacity & skill sets effectively in order to hit company deadlines whilst working on multiple projects in a fast paced environment.
Growing the Tech Nation audience through quality content and building an engaged following on social media and our website. 
Ensuring all our content is compelling & pertinent for our audiences of scaling companies, corporates, investors, policymakers, press and the wider tech community.
You’ll be able to take complex data narratives, from our incomparable industry dataset, and distil into compelling stories for our audiences.
You’ll also generate new ideas and content themes - with an excellent ability to identify, prioritise and interpret key stories.

As well as sharing our ambitions and values, you will...

Have excellent writing and editing skills.
Be able to effectively balance strategic understanding with a hands-on role
Be able to think creatively, to uncover new trends and develop new ideas for content.
Be excellent at time management, working well under pressure and to tight deadlines and across a range of projects.
Be responsible, reliable and able to work independently.
Used to managing the writing process from start to finish.
Enjoy creating collaborative relationships and managing multiple stakeholders.
Collaborate with internal & external key stakeholders across the UK.
If you understand the power of content and a passion for the tech industry we want you on our team.

The skills and experience you’ll likely have are:

Proven experience as a Senior Content Editor, Content Strategist (or similar role).
A background in the tech sector, business or government.
Portfolio of published work across a range of platforms and products. 
Have experience in working with a multidisciplinary team to create outstanding content across a variety of platforms and products.
Experience of managing people and teams.
You’ll be highly proficient in Content Management Systems (eg Wordpress).
Strong experience of optimising content by using Google Analytics, keyword search tools and other appropriate tools to meet SEO best practices.

What’s in it for you?

An opportunity to work with the fastest growing tech startups in the UK
16 health benefits via Untangl e.g. Gym Discount, Dental, Health Scans, Private Medical Insurance
Pension contribution at 4%
Autonomous and flexible work style - be your own leader
Twice a year team building events
Cycle to work scheme
Season ticket loan
25 days’ holiday a year (plus UK public holidays)
A collaborative and fast-paced environment
A vibrant and diverse team based in central London and Manchester

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Or, know someone who would be a perfect fit? Let them know!

3 Finsbury Ave
EC2M 2PA London Directions info@technation.io View page

Manchester office

2 Hardman Blvd
M3 3AQ Manchester Directions info@technation.io View page

#WeAreTechNation

We are a small, high performance team with high standards and big ambitions.

We strive for excellence in everything we do. Our aim is to be transformative and collaborative in our work. We focus on speed, scale, resourcefulness and optimism. We never ship junk and never start with ‘no’. We’re solutions oriented and always focus on the outcome and impact of any project or priority.

We’re a curious bunch, creative and a little quirky. We debate things passionately in team meetings and stand-ups. We sometimes disagree how the world should work, but we all agree on making a big difference through our work at Tech Nation. Which is why we love it here and never take it for granted.

Want a peek behind the curtain? Check out our blog on our culture here.

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