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Product Assistant

Are you a problem solver with an aptitude for digital products and an analytical mind?

We have an exciting new opportunity within the Oxford Academic division of a leading international publisher to join the Product Management team and assist with the product development and maintenance of an award-winning digital portfolio. The portfolio includes titles and digital resources which range from Drama and Screen Studies to Social Sciences and Visual Arts.

As a Product Assistant, you will be responsible for ensuring that products and content updates are delivered on time, as well as helping with the development of brand new titles.

Key responsibilities:

  • Providing ad hoc support to the Product Management team to ensure updates and enhancements for the digital products are delivered according to schedule
  • Creating and editing website pages and loading new content on the publisher's platform
  • Liaising with Sales and Marketing to discuss addition of new content
  • Becoming a product expert, in order to answer queries from Sales, Marketing and Customer Services and assist with troubleshooting
  • Help identifying issues and bugs for new products
  • Attending product meetings
  • Providing reports on website usage to identify opportunities for features improvements

This role will suit someone keen to begin a publishing career in digital product development and/or web editing. You will have a calm, problem-solving approach, and a good understanding of digital publishing. Coding or CMS experience will be advantageous.


For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

**Inspired Selection operates an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

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Product Assistant

Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Digital, Online