Digital Content Developer

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Salary: circa €35k - €45k depending on skills and experience + annual bonus

Permanent | Full Time Hours with flexible working patterns available | 37.5 hours per week

Our Role

SSE Airtricity, part of the SSE group, is Ireland’s second largest and fastest growing energy provider, supplying around 800,000 domestic and commercial gas, electricity and home energy services customers in the Republic and Northern Ireland.

SSE Airtricity has an exciting opportunity for a Digital Content Developer to join our Digital Services team. The Digital Services team mission is to deliver world-class digital customer experience for SSE Airtricity customers. They are responsible for both the day-to-day management and the strategic development of SSE Airtricity digital customer experience.

As Digital Content Developer, you’ll be responsible for the management of the Content Management System (CMS) underpinning the website, covering NI, Republic of Ireland, Home and Business Energy. You’ll support the production of useful and engaging content that meets the needs of the company and our customers. It will include help centre, product description and editorial articles in support of brand and product promotion and inbound marketing activity.

Key accountabilities will also include:

-Working with the Digital Content Lead to create robust, lean content management processes and champion improvements within CMS to improve content quality management

-Supporting the Digital Design team in developing new features and providing all necessary related content

-Support the Digital Content Lead in ensuring website content is fully compliant with all legal and regulatory requirements and has been reviewed and approved by all key stakeholders

-Support the Digital Team by providing assurance on content quality and content regression on major website upgrades

-Management of site tags and reports on website performance

-Supporting Digital Content Lead on SEO strategy and performance

Your Skills and Experience

This is a key role within the Digital Services Team. We are looking for someone who is customer focused, self-motivated with a can-do attitude, and has strong influencing and negotiation skills with the ability to achieve results in a large, diverse organisation. You’ll have a proven track record of working in cross functional teams and alongside other business disciplines. Strong stakeholder management skills will be essential, coupled with the ability to prioritise and manage conflicting expectations and deadlines across varying levels within the organisation.

You should have experience in CMS management, specifically Silverstripe CMS, and have a good technical understanding. An understanding and familiarity with HTML, SEO best practices, Google Analytics and Agile software development practices is an advantage.

Our Company

SSE is Ireland’s second largest energy utility and the leading developer and investor in cleaner energy infrastructure. SSE owns and operates over 2,000MW of generation capacity on the island of Ireland, of which 718MW is from renewable sources. Sitting within our Wholesale business, SSE Airtricity supplies greener electricity, natural gas and essential services to over 770,000 homes and businesses. Since 2008, SSE has directly invested over £2bn in growing its Ireland energy business including investment in large-scale, cleaner energy infrastructure. As a result of that investment SSE has contributed over €5bn to Irish Gross Domestic Product (GDP) since 2010, demonstrating the scale of economic activity that SSE’s operations support across Ireland.

SSE Ireland has been certified by Business in the Community Ireland to the Business Working Responsibly Mark, the gold standard for Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and Sustainability in Ireland. The Mark is presented to companies that represent best-in-class leadership, policies, practices, performance, and impact in CSR and Sustainability including employee engagement, innovation, environmental practices, supply chain management and engagement with the local community.

Our Benefits

We employ 1000 individuals doing everything from helping customers with their bills to the creation of clean, green renewable energy. Our people are important to us and we go to great lengths to extend the values of our award winning customer service to our employees to ensure that as part of our diverse workforce, you have the flexibility and opportunity to develop to your fullest potential.

In addition to a competitive salary, you’ll automatically be enrolled in into our Group Pension Plan and have the opportunity to join our Share plans. You’ll enjoy a generous annual leave entitlement, with the option to buy up to 10 extra days and will also be eligible for a host of other lifestyle benefits. Each employee is also entitled to one day paid volunteering, allowing you to dedicate your time, skills and expertise to your local community or a charitable cause as part of our “Be the Difference” scheme.

Next Steps

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Closing date for applications is:24 Sept 2019                                                    

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This vacancy is open to internal and external candidates. If you’re internal, please notify your line manager before submitting your application. If you’re successful, we’ll conduct some pre-employment checks.

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