Salary: £23,000-£25,000, depending on experience, plus other benefits

Location: London

Who we are and what we do

The IFRS® Foundation is an independent, not-for-profit organisation. Our mission is to develop Standards that bring transparency, accountability and efficiency to financial markets around the world. Our work serves the public interest by fostering trust, growth and long-term financial stability in the global economy. The Foundation is a stimulating and challenging place to work. Numbering around 150, and based mainly in London, our multinational staff pursue roles in technical accounting and operations.

Who we are looking for

Reporting to the Foundation’s website manager, the successful candidate will edit, style and upload online content to support the Foundation’s efforts to encourage public engagement in its online activities. More specifically, accountabilities include:

Online content management

  • creating, uploading and editing content on using Sitecore (the CMS);
  • managing sections of the site, and creating new sections collaboratively with other departments;
  • drafting, coding in HTML and distributing email alerts to support different audiences and interests;
  • responding to requests for website updates and the publishing of email alerts from across the organisation;
  • ensuring that all content is:
    • accurate and free from grammatical, typographical or other errors;
    • consistent with publishing guidelines and best practice with regard to W3C accessibility, usability and SEO;
    • relevant, engaging and written in a concise style that can be easily digested by a wide audience; and
    • current and up to date.
  • working with the Website Manager to explore and implement new sections, designs and functionalities, improved navigation and refined systems and processes; and
  • administering the communications team’s intranet site and pages.

CMS administration

  • reviewing, improving and managing back-end systems;
  • troubleshooting basic user problems on;
  • assisting with troubleshooting and the administration of the internal SharePoint intranet sites when needed.

Other digital-related projects and tasks

  • developing new ways to engage with web visitors, proactively, through improvements to the website and other activities, including video;
  • managing our social media accounts, ensuring they are up to date with all news and events, and working with the marketing team and others to support our various requirements.
  • assisting with ad-hoc projects as required, such as proofreading and liaising with designers and photographers.

What you will bring

Skills and attributes

The successful candidate will be a motivated, confident team player who enjoys forming positive working relationships. Requirements also include:

  • excellent skills in written and spoken English communication;
  • a high level of attention to detail, with fastidious use of grammar;
  • the ability to work effectively and collaboratively with others;
  • a positive attitude; and
  • the ability to work independently on multiple tasks/projects and to deliver to deadlines.

Qualifications and experience

Requirements include:

  • previous experience in a web content management role or editorial role;
  • knowledge of HTML for web and email (including testing across multiple email clients);
  • experience of multiple CMSs (preferably Sitecore and SharePoint) is required; and
  • working knowledge of on-site SEO best practice.

To apply

Please send a detailed CV and covering letter outlining why you meet the requirements of the role, together with your salary expectations, to

Closing date: 7 October 2017

Due to the number of responses we receive, we are unable to respond individually to each application. If you do not hear from us within two weeks of the closing date you may assume that your application has been unsuccessful.

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