New London Architecture

Communications Coordinator / Content Creator

Apply for this job
Reports to – Marketing and Communications Manager
Salary – £24,000 - £26,000
New London Architecture (NLA) is an independent, purpose-led membership organisation for everyone with an interest in London’s built environment.
Our purpose is to improve the quality of people’s lives by making London a better place to live, work and visit.
Our mission is to engage the broadest possible audience across government, business and the public at home and abroad to educate, challenge, connect and create positive change — bringing people together to shape a better city.
Our activities are broad-ranging and include research, publications, events, exhibitions, tours, learning programmes, websites & social media platforms, awards & competitions, the world’s largest architecture festival and public galleries that feature large interactive scale models of London.
The role
NLA is looking for a Communications Coordinator and Content Creator to provide a critical level of support to the Marketing and Communications team across a wide range of tasks in delivering the busy programme of online, print and social media resources.
This is a great role for an individual interested in videography and social media content creation.
You will work closely on the London Festival of Architecture (LFA), One City, the City’s number one what’s on guide to the Square Mile, Don’t Move, Improve!, the annual programme championing London’s best new home extensions, and many other NLA projects within its annual programme.
You will work with multiple teams across the business to create marketing content for digital outlets and communicate progress internally in a timely and concise way.
Tasks include:
• Source, plan and create engaging video content across the business and social media platforms, ensuring communications are up to date, relevant and interesting using the brand’s tone of voice
• Plan and create TikTok / Instagram Reels content for One City, LFA and other NLA projects as required, based on style guides and content buckets, and evaluating success and reporting analytics on a regular basis
• Support the marketing team with day-to-day initiatives, campaigns and forward planning
• Manage updates to websites and third-party platforms such as Eventbrite/Wordpress with direction from senior managers
• Shoot original photography and videography and edit in line with style across different outputs of the business
• Work closely with key stakeholders from across the business to support on launches, events and publications
• Write engaging, impactful SEO friendly content across all formats to improve the companies organic reach
• When applicable, schedule content across websites, social media channels and email in line with individual campaign strategies
• Copywriting, including but not limited to social media posts, press releases, blog articles and event descriptions
• Contribute to team brainstorms and generate ideas for content, brand initiatives and campaigns
• Monitor and report on performance on social media channels and accounts
• Follow and identify trends that are relevant to the built environment industry
• Maintain and update relevant marketing documentation and databases
What we are looking for
You will be a creative self-starter with an interest in the social side of the City of London plus some of the key issues influencing London’s development, architecture and built environment.
You will share our team’s core values by always being informed, rigorous, collaborative and responsive in everything you do.
Required Experience and Skills:
• An interest in the built environment / architecture / design
• Strong photography, videography and editing skills, with a good eye for visual content
• Experience working on Adobe creative suite or similar editing platforms
• Experience working with Wordpress and other CMS systems if possible
• Experience of working on social media campaigns from conception to finish
• Experience writing engaging content in long and short form.
• Excellent written and spoken English
• Ability to work under pressure and in a fast-paced environment
• A proactive team player • Self-motivated, using initiative and a problem solver
• Enthusiasm and a willingness to undertake other tasks and learn new skills
• Ability to work to tight deadlines with a can-do attitude
• Strong communication skills, both internal and external
Holiday: 25 days per year (including Christmas closure) plus bank holidays.
The normal working week is 40 hours, Monday to Friday, with a minimum of two required half- days in our central London office.
To apply, please follow the link to our recruitment page where you can apply by sending your CV and covering letter no later than Friday 4 February 2022.
Early applications are encouraged as we are keen to secure interviews before the deadline date. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applicants from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Apply for this job


Friday 4 February

Early applications are encouraged as we are keen to secure interviews before the deadline date. 

Stay in touch

Upgrade your plan

Choose the right membership for your business

Billing type:
All prices exclude VAT
View options for Personal membership