Digital Development Manager
Caspian is an expert B2B content agency and award-winning events business. We own market leading business brands http://realbusiness.co.uk/, the best-read digital publication aimed at SMEs and business owners, http://businessadvice.co.uk/, the go-to web based information hub for micro-businesses and Real Deals, the fortnightly broadsheet style magazine and online presence recognized as ‘The voice of European Private Equity’. In addition to working on our own brands, we also love creating content for our portfolio of clients who see us as a trusted media partner.
Whether we’re acting as media owner or media agency, the presentation of our content is increasingly web based. We want to grow and a vital ingredient to help us achieve growth, from the increased delivery of ambitious pitch-perfect client campaigns to our digital team feeling increasingly equipped and inspired, is a highly skilled Digital Development Manager.
This tech savvy position is at its core a team leading and digital project management role with ample opportunity for hands-on development whilst providing valuable input into design, usability and platform architecture. The digital team consists of a Digital Designer and Ad Ops Executive. There is also a Data Manager to partner with on data projects.
The digital development manager will need to interpret and communicate business needs and new campaigns to our outsourced development agency. In this role, there will also be the requirement to clearly and simply communicate digital solutions to our clients. This person is a born problem solver, an ever-eager embracer of new technologies and a comfortable leader of people and projects.
-Head up our website portfolio, working with our in-house web designer and outsourced development agency, to ensure that what we produce is exemplary;
-Oversee the timely on target delivery of our online advertising campaigns (display and email) in conjunction with our in-house Ad Operations Executive;
-Work across the business and with clients to plan, manage, update and implement digital projects (websites, apps, digital magazines).
-HTML, CSS, PHP, MVC and MySQL;
-Amazon Web Services;
-Adobe Creative Suite;
-Email marketing systems (inc. Mailchimp and Adestra).
-Previous coding experience, preferably in PHP and a MVC programming architecture;
-Managing outsourced web developers/teams;
-Solid IT management experience, delivering on requirements across a range of technologies.
The ideal person will:
-Have a passion for all things digital and keep up to date with the industry;
-Have exceptional organisational and planning skills;
-Be a self-starter with a ‘hands on’ approach;
-Thrive in a high energy, fast-paced environment with tight deadlines;
-Be able to recognize a user’s requirements and priorities;
-Communicate clearly with all individuals at all levels.
To apply please send your CV to firstname.lastname@example.org in the first instance. We’ll next communicate to those we invite to interview.