Content and Resources Development Manager

House of Commons

Region: London

Salary / Fee: From £37,510 to £37,510 per annum

Job Type: Full-time fixed term for 18 months with the possibility of extension and/or permanency

Closing Date: 7/12/21

Link / Contact details to apply

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The Role

The Participation team are recruiting for the Content and Resources Development Manager role where you will be responsible for developing, leading and managing the Resources and Content Development team, within Participation. You will be responsible for creating learning resources and content across the Participation portfolio, engaging a wide range of audiences with the work of Parliament. Our public engagement strands include but are not limited to: education resources, workshops, tours, online experiences, digital content and special interest events.

The Participation team delivers visitor services, educational programmes, learning resources and UK wide community outreach activities that promote Parliament’s role and engage the public with parliamentary business. Our well-established public engagement activities continue to expand, reaching over 1.5 million people every year; of these, about 500,000 are directly engaging in activities in Westminster and over 1 million in outreach and engagement activities across the UK.

The Person

The successful candidate will have the following skills/experience:

  • A strong track record of delivering and evaluating a range of formal and/or informal learning projects, content creation and interpretation across a range of platforms (print, audio visual, participatory projects etc).
  • The ability to proactively lead a team, inspiring and motivating team members to collectively deliver against KPIs, offering clear creative and strategic direction as needed, while upholding principles of diversity and inclusion.
  • Excellent written communication skills and experience of exercising editorial control to create high quality products. The ability to exercise sound judgement on how content can best be presented to meet audience needs whilst ensuring standards of impartiality are upheld.
  • Aptitude in managing multiple projects from conception through to implementation, retaining a strategic focus whilst delivering tangible outcomes. The ability to prioritise a high workload and take responsibility for resolving issues to ensure changing short, medium and long term demands are met.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with the ability to develop strong, positive relationships and build credibility quickly; experience of successfully working with a range of internal and external stakeholders at all levels.
  • Highly organised with the ability to take a strategic approach to planning and delivery of a range of projects and resources in line with agreed budgets and timescales.


Annual leave starting at 30 days pro rata

Civil Service Pension scheme

Interest-free season ticket loan

Discounted membership of the in-house gym

So, what’s next?

If you would like to apply for this role, please submit an application form providing evidence against Criteria’s 1-5 in the Job Description.

More information on the role and the full criteria can be found on the Job Description.

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