Digital Content Producer

Reports to: Digital Learning Manager 

Salary: £30,000 - 32,000 per annum pro rate (Dependent on experience) 

Contract: Fixed Term contract (12 months) Part Time (4 days per week) 

Location: 18 -22 Charlotte Road, London, EC2A 3SG and hybrid home working 

Job purpose    

As part of the Digital team under the direction of the Digital Learning Manager and Director of Education the role of the Digital Content Producer is to create content and manage the creation and roll out of the Living library. This role will be dedicated to delivering unique audio and visual content and creating engaging digital learning experiences focused on or around drawing. The Digital Content Producer will also assist the School with various projects. 


Key Outcomes 

  • Digital Archive: Working closely with the School’s Curriculum Development Committee and Living Library Editors, coordinate the creation of a new 'Living Library' resource. This archive will be created through in-house production of a series of films capturing the legacy of the School’s teaching and education. This role will also coordinate on the production of supporting content such as podcasts, catalogues, essays, images, and lesson plans that bring together the biography, historical context, artistic practice, and teaching methods of the School and it’s senior faculty. 
  • Podcast: Support the planning and recording of audio content for the School’s new podcast series. 
  • On Demand Content: Develop the in-house processes to film and edit high-quality on-demand learning experiences. 
  • Live Streaming: Support the technical setup for a new ‘broadcast hub’ for live streaming teaching events online. 
  • Digital experience: Support further development of the School’s overall digital experience to enable excellence and inclusivity in digital delivery, creating marketing assets to inspire and engage our global audience. 

Specific Responsibilities 

  • Undertake the day-to-day project management and creative responsibility for the Living Library Project delivering agreed content to deadlines. 
  • Lead in-house storyboarding, directing, and film making, audio capture and video/audio editing (including repurposing content) for other digital projects as required to develop evergreen learning content. 
  • Create and managing pre-production and ongoing media-related project documents e.g. call sheets, release forms, logs etc. 
  • Collaborate in the design process to initiate, devise and deliver content ideas and plans to bring RDS digital projects to life in the most effective and engaging way. 
  • Work closely with Digital Learning Manager in creating an accessible, inclusive, digital experience for the RDS online audiences; maximising reach, engagement and student/audience growth. 
  • Collaborate with Marketing and Development teams to deliver content ideas and assets 
  • Collaborate with Marketing Team on community engagement so that design, voice and content are on brand. 
  • Working with Digital Learning Manager to commission new content from staff members, students and external creators to develop the reach and impact of our knowledge and experience. 
  • Build relationships across the School and work with different stakeholders to create accurate, accessible and user-focused content.
  • Support on digital projects and initiatives including online events and live streams

Person Specification 


  • Experience of managing and planning content creation or digital media production, preferably from a cultural sector organisation.
  • In-depth experience of video and audio production and editing for short films and podcasts.
  • Strong communications and coordination skills both written and verbal
  • Highly organised with a flexible approach to work and the ability to work reliably to tight deadlines, while prioritising a varied workload.
  • Strong creative editorial and videography experience, a keen eye for detail and a real flair for shaping narrative in ways which entice and engage new and existing audiences.
  • Good team player: Happy to work closely with colleagues but confident working independently.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to make subjects feel at ease
  • Strong storytelling skills with the ability to keep learners engaged


  • Keen interest or passion in the visual arts
  • Educated to degree level in a relevant subject area
  • Graphic design and or Photography skills to enhance video and audio content produced.
  • Experience in producing content for a range of audiences, including young people
  • Experience of commissioning and managing freelance content producers
  • Experience of content management and customer relationship management systems
  • Experience of evaluation processes using data to inform programme development

This job description sets out the duties of the post as at present. Such duties may vary from time to time without changing the general character of the duties or the level of responsibilities entailed. 

To apply, please complete the Online Application Form. We would also be grateful if all applicants would fill in our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and Monitoring Form.

Application deadline: Monday 19th June 2023, 12pm (midnight)