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Global Website Editor/Manager, Digital Marketing & Website

We are looking for a creative and innovative Global Website Manager & Editor to join our Digital Marketing & Website team. Reporting into the Head of Website, the role is responsible for day-to-day management of Bloomsbury.com, ensuring content on the website is optimised to drive customer traffic and engagement, while meeting the needs of wider Bloomsbury stakeholders.

The role will collaborate with teams from across Bloomsbury’s global offices and departments, supporting campaigns promoting our exciting and varied publishing, as well as perusing and implementing new content opportunities to showcase our books and other products.

The successful candidate will have experience of managing a website, a strong knowledge of content marketing, with excellent writing and editing skills.

The role

  • Ensure Bloomsbury.com is up to date, and content is accurate
  • Own the content management system (CMS) for Bloomsbury.com, and Bloomsbury’s other direct to consumer websites
  • Line management of the Web Content Assistant
  • Provide CMS training and support to users from across the company
  • Liaising with teams to ensure their areas of the website are up to date, maintain brand consistency, and follow best practice
  • Manage and maintain a content schedule for all marketing departments, with briefs for design assets, and co-ordinate site-wide or area-specific promotions
  • Assisting on enhancement and development projects, for both Bloomsbury.com and it’s other direct to consumer websites
  • Tracking website content performance and how customers engage with the website
  • Identifying content/CMS functionality issues and raising with the relevant teams

Knowledge, skills and experience 

  • Solid experience of website content management systems
  • Understanding of web analytic tools such as Google Analytics
  • Experience of project management tools
  • Basic design skills such as resizing imagery
  • Understanding of web accessibility requirements
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and priorities
  • Knowledge of SEO techniques
  • Excellent writing and editing skills, with a strong attention to details
  • Strong and confident communicator
  • Some basic knowledge of HTML/CSS
  • Experience of managing a domains service

Additional information

The role is a full-time permanent position

The role is based at our London office 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP on a hybrid working pattern of 2 days office based (or fully office based if preferred).  Allocated office days for this role are: Tuesday/Wednesday.

Please apply with a CV and covering letter addressed to Human Resources (Word or PDF format only) via the ‘APPLY NOW’ button detailing how you meet the requirements outlined above for this role by 18th  May 2022.

Bloomsbury reserve the right to close the role early if we exceed the required number of applications

Bloomsbury Benefits

As well as a fantastic opportunity to join a global award-winning organisation, Bloomsbury offers the following competitive benefits package:

Working Pattern

  • hybrid working pattern of: 2 days office based / 3 days home based (or fully office based if preferred)

Holidays

  • 25 days holiday
  • 3.5 days Christmas company holiday
  • 2 Personal Wellness Days

Other Benefits:

Flexible Fridays – take Friday afternoon off by working an additional 3 hours and 45 minutes earlier in the week

Season Ticket Loan

Sharesave Scheme

In-house Doctor

Eyecare Voucher Scheme

That Day – online fitness classes, mindfulness, cookery classes, workshops etc.

Company culture! – Employee Voice Meetings, Staff Networks (BAME, Disability, Mental Health, LGBTQ+ and Parents, Guardians and Carers), 15 Mental Health First Aiders trained across the UK offices, Publishing Events and access to free Publishing Resources

For additional benefits see below

Bloomsbury is a place where anyone of any background, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age, ability, or socio-economic status can thrive, feel comfortable, and be heard and accepted. We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community.

We are willing to make any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please flag to the recruitment team if required

Applicants must have the legal right to work in the UK.

The Company

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Bloomsbury Publishing is a leading independent publishing house, established in 1986, with authors who have won the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter series. Bloomsbury has offices in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Within Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes under Bloomsbury, as well as under a number of prestigious and historic imprint names. Read Our Story for how it all began. 

 Bloomsbury is committed to creating a working environment that stimulates creativity and collaboration, is respectful of difference, is inclusive and ethical in its practice, and promotes well-being. We are determined to nurture and develop our employees to reach their highest potential, and we know that our success is down to the passion, commitment and hard work of our talented people. We recognise the urgent need to attract and support applicants from all backgrounds and identities to become part of the global publishing industry, allowing diverse voices to reflect and shape our culture and society.

Please read more on our Missions and Values here.

Please read our environmental policy here.

Global Website Editor/Manager, Digital Marketing & Website

Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Administration, Campaigns, Content, Publishing, Management, Marketing, Communications, Data, Business Development, Analytics, Digital, Social Media, Online
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Global Website Editor/Manager, Digital Marketing & Website
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Competitive

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Solid experience of website content management systems Understanding of web analytic tools such as Google Analytics Experience of project management tools Basic design skills such as resizing imagery Understanding of web accessibility requirements