Digital Content Maker


We are looking for a creative Digital Content Maker to help describe the Trust’s work, engage in conversation and inspire people to join in the Trust’s vision.

This role will suit someone who is passionate about storytelling, through a variety of mediums, and who is able to confidently navigate the digital world, utilising a range of online platforms to engage audiences and to stimulate conversation.

We want to diversify our team to better reflect the work and communities we support– this means we would particularly welcome applications from people who:

  • have lived experience of disability and/or mental health challenges.
  • are from Black, Asian and minoritised backgrounds.


Key duties:

  • Create effective, engaging and accessible media content to describe the Trust’s work and to engage with a wide range of external audiences through:
    • Photography and post production
    • Audio interview
    • Digital copy/copy editing
    • Shoot and edit video


Experience and Skills:

  • Able to demonstrate storytelling through digital media such as photo / image editing, video, photography or copywriting.
  • Experience of building and engaging audiences on digital platforms.
  • Experience of graphic design and photography is essential.
  • Strong IT skills and proficiency in Adobe Suite – InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator are essential.
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills that engage a wide range of audiences and which champion accessible communication.



  • 36 days annual leave including bank holidays!
  • Work within an organisation that is committed to improving equality and diversity.
  • Highly competitive salaries and pension contribution rates.
  • Join an organisation that is on a journey to becoming an anti-racist multicultural organisation.
  • Excellent personal development plan and extensive training which includes a commitment to training employees to be confident to engage directly with people with a wide variety of impairments, disabilities and mental health challenges.
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme.


Contract Terms:

  • Permanent full time equivalent position at 37.5 hours a week.
  • Usual working hours to be worked Monday to Friday, there may be some evening and weekend working, as required.
  • The Trust will consider different working arrangement options as part of reasonable adjustments.
  • This position would normally be based in a fully accessible building in central Cheltenham but until Government guidance changes, will work from home.
  • This position may need to travel to various locations in the County to make content, travel expenses are payable, and the Trust will consider options to work with all applicants who are successfully appointed to accommodate those who are unable to drive due to a disability.


Closing date, interviews and start date:

The deadline to send in applications is 5pm Tuesday 22nd June 2021.

Applications must be sent via email to:

First interviews will take place w/c 5th July and second stage interviews w/c 19th July 2021.



To apply:

We would like to do something a little different here!

We would like you to answer 2 role specific competency based questions and provide us with 3-5 pieces of artwork or marketing materials you have produced; your answers and artwork/marketing materials will be used by the hiring manager to shortlist applicants for interview – see separate Word document.

In addition to this, please complete the basic application form and equal opportunities form (see separate docs) – Your application form will not be shared with the hiring manager until after shortlisting and will be held by the recruitment team. Your equal opportunities form is separated from your application at source.

Answers to the competency based questions, artwork/marketing materials and the two forms should be sent together to: Should you have any questions or require a hard copy please email the recruitment team directly as well.

Barnwood Trust welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. As a committed equal opportunities employer the Trust guarantees an interview to any disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for this role.


If you would like any of this information in a more accessible format, please let us know and we’ll arrange this with you.




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Click here to download the Application Form (right click to open in a new window)

Click here to download the Competency Questions (right click to open in a new window)

Click here to download the Equal Opportunities Form (right click to open in a new window)