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Content and Community Manager: Job Opening

We're hiring! Ignota is seeking a Content and Community Manager (part-time) to join our small team. 

About us:

Since launching in 2018, Ignota has rapidly created and nurtured a cultural space where advanced technology, mysticism, art and speculative worlding meet. Ignota publishes books, curates programmes, hosts events, creates digital content offerings and holds rituals. We are a chaotic-good small team comprising the founder-directors Sarah Shin and Ben Vickers and a part-time publishing assistant Jay Drinkall. We are seeking to expand the team and are looking for an energetic and enthusiastic collaborator to contribute to our evolution. 

About the role: 

The new position of Content and Community Manager requires an efficient, highly organised person to design and manage Ignota's digital marketing and editorial content and to shape and develop our new subscription model. The ability to be reactive as well as forward planning to a visionary standard and work on several different projects simultaneously, as well as work to high standards under time pressure, is a given.

Key responsibilities:

  • Digital marketing and editorial: designing and scheduling stylish and effective campaigns across our blog, newsletter and social media in order to impact and drive online sales and overseeing their delivery and amplification. Ability to divine the future or proficiency in electional astrology is a major plus.
  • Building audiences and communities: shaping and developing our new subscription model and seeding future communities, utilising data and analytics in tandem with content.
  • Online events: overseeing the staging and delivery of standalone and serial events and collaborating on their curation. 
  • Copywriting: the ability to write engaging, snappy and appropriate copy, headlines and standfirsts for Ignota’s social media, blog, marketing, events/programmes and press releases.

About you:

Applicants should have excellent written and communication skills, impressive project management capabilities, high attention to detail and talent for taking initiative. Experience in book publishing is preferable but not essential. We are looking for a minimum of 3-4 years of relevant experience in any related fields: digital editorial, marketing, creative strategy, design, astrological and magical services or similar.

You are:

  • On it.
  • Fluent across multiple online languages, including analytics, and emergent online culture.
  • A flawless project manager with the adaptability to see through every step of your campaign, impressive problem-solving initiative and exceptional communication and organisational skills.
  • Self-motivated, with a proven ability to work autonomously to set targets and get results as well as willing to take direction and work collaboratively. 
  • Creative with your budget and experienced in identifying and generating external funding.
  • Possessed of an unusually immense attention to detail that can also look like intense intuition.  
  • Skilled in writing compelling, evocative and meaningful copy.  
  • A highly efficient and proficient editor and proofreader.   
  • Confident and experienced using digital platforms, including or similar to: Trello, Mailchimp, Google Drive, Shopify, Wordpress, Google Analytics and social media analytics. This is essential.

Additional complementary bonus skills (but not essential): 

  • Knowledge of new membership models and services
  • Demonstrably involved in existing online communities 
  • Receptive to and aware of emergent trends in ‘web 3.0’


The salary will be £28-31k pro rata, depending on experience. The position will be for 2 or 3 days a week; flexibility around distribution of hours and the start date is possible. This is a remote working position open to applicants within a European time zone.

Please apply by sending a CV and short covering letter with the subject line 'Content and Community Manager application' by Friday 7 January 2022 to: If you have not received a response from us by Sunday 9 January please assume you have not been successful for our shortlist. Interviews will take place on Monday 10 January. Please let us know in your covering letter if you are unable to attend an interview online or in person on this date.