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Content Specialist

Maternity Cover Contract, Remote

Designlab is looking for a Content Specialist for a minimum of 4 months to help us with our rapidly-growing online education platform.

We're a nimble, product-driven team focused on building the best experience in the world for creative skills training, and thousands of students across the globe have already advanced their skills and changed careers with our help. Our mission is to empower creators to do the work they love, and this extends to our internal philosophy of how we work. Thanks to our best-in-class product with rave reviews, we’ve built a passionate community of students, mentors and alumni.

We’re looking to bring in a skilled Content Specialist in a maternity cover role to produce high-quality blog content and marketing copy that’s true to the Designlab brand and reaches a wide, relevant audience.

Contract duration would ideally be December 15, 2021 to April 15, 2022.


  • Work with our Admissions and Communications Lead as a member of our Communications Team
  • Research and write blog content as per a predetermined strategy and deadline schedule (approx. 10 articles per month)
  • Responsibly source images for use in content, including producing detailed and timely briefs for our Illustrator
  • Produce, track and share content analytics in line with our standard reporting
  • Write copy for, set up, and schedule marketing emails and automations as per a predetermined strategy and deadline schedule

Person Specification

Skills and abilities:

  • You can write to a high standard of English
  • You understand basic principles of successful content marketing and creation
  • You can observe a style guide and write concisely

Qualifications and experience:

  • You have a proven track record of effective content creation

Character and personal qualities:

  • You enjoy collaborative work
  • You adopt a positive attitude towards feedback on your work
  • You have a strong interest in art and design

Bonus points for:

  • Previous experience of our product and community


  • Competitive compensation
  • Work from home always (we’re a fully distributed team with members in NYC, Lisbon, and more)
  • Remote working allowance
  • Flexible hours (you set your own schedule)
  • Work on an awesome product that’s innovating in the online education space and teaching people modern design skills all over the globe

How to apply

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We’ll contact you to let you know whether we’re moving forward with your application within 2 weeks of your application.