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Digital Operations Manager - FESTIVAL UK* 2022

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Closing Date: 08/08/2021

Are you looking for the opportunity to play a part in one of the biggest and most exciting creative projects in a generation?

If you are, Festival UK* 2022 [working title] is looking for an energetic Digital Operations Manager to help deliver an amazing celebration of creativity, which is taking place next the year throughout the UK and aims to reach millions of people globally.

The Festival has commissioned 10 major cross-sector projects, involving unprecedented collaborations between scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians (STEAM) from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. With plans to announce details later this year, the UK-wide programme will include live events, digital activity and participation and learning opportunities.

With a successful track record of working in digital communications and the day-to-day management of an organisation/project's online presence, you'll be part of a dynamic team and bring experience and enthusiasm to the role. In helping make the Festival happen, you'll also be working alongside some of the most forward thinking creative minds, drawn from a huge variety of backgrounds and now developing their 10 extraordinary project commissions.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be involved in a unique celebration of creativity, collaboration and bringing people together, and we'd love to hear from you.


Responsibilities

  • Manage all processes and procedures to deliver Festival UK* 2022's digital communications and platforms, maintaining agility and reducing risk.
  • Day-to-day management of the Festival's website, ensuring all content is accurate and up-to-date
  • Working with the Social Media Manager to develop and manage online content, ensuring a regular pipeline of engaging and relevant output.
  • Protect the reputation of Festival UK* 2022 by maintaining and continually enhancing the user experience, ensuring deliverability to a global audience.
  • Define user journey best practice and monitor and optimise user experience and digital journey performance.
  • Work closely with the Digital Communications Manager to plan, manage and optimise the user journey within the digital channel mix, tracking and measuring effectiveness and performance.
  • Provide digital operations support to the Festival teams.
  • Develop a set of KPIs/success metrics for digital performance, using insights to constantly test and refine the aims and objectives.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Experience of working in-house, agency, or substantial freelance.
  • Strong operational awareness of a multi-channel design and delivery.
  • Understanding of the latest production techniques and technologies and the technical skills to produce quality digital content across multi-platforms.
  • Web production tools and best practice.
  • Experience of working in a communications environment.


Desirable

  • Graphic design.
  • HTML.
  • Knowledge of SEO principles and how to apply them.
  • Project management processes.


Location: This role is based in Birmingham, England, and requires the successful candidate to be office based full-time.

Salary: £30,000-35,000 per annum

Proposed Start Date: ASAP

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Festival UK* 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Advert Posted: 22/07/2021

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.



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Digital Operations Manager - FESTIVAL UK* 2022
Contract / Birmingham
Location:
Birmingham
Sector:
Professional
Job Type:
Sales & Marketing
Number of vacancies:
1
Reference code:
LC210722197577
Gi Group Team:
Birmingham
Date Vacancy Posted:
2021-07-22

Closing Date: 08/08/2021

Are you looking for the opportunity to play a part in one of the biggest and most exciting creative projects in a generation?

If you are, Festival UK* 2022 [working title] is looking for an energetic Digital Operations Manager to help deliver an amazing celebration of creativity, which is taking place next the year throughout the UK and aims to reach millions of people globally.

The Festival has commissioned 10 major cross-sector projects, involving unprecedented collaborations between scientists, technologists, engineers, artists and mathematicians (STEAM) from England, Northern Ireland, Scotland and Wales. With plans to announce details later this year, the UK-wide programme will include live events, digital activity and participation and learning opportunities.

With a successful track record of working in digital communications and the day-to-day management of an organisation/project's online presence, you'll be part of a dynamic team and bring experience and enthusiasm to the role. In helping make the Festival happen, you'll also be working alongside some of the most forward thinking creative minds, drawn from a huge variety of backgrounds and now developing their 10 extraordinary project commissions.

This is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to be involved in a unique celebration of creativity, collaboration and bringing people together, and we'd love to hear from you.


Responsibilities

  • Manage all processes and procedures to deliver Festival UK* 2022's digital communications and platforms, maintaining agility and reducing risk.
  • Day-to-day management of the Festival's website, ensuring all content is accurate and up-to-date
  • Working with the Social Media Manager to develop and manage online content, ensuring a regular pipeline of engaging and relevant output.
  • Protect the reputation of Festival UK* 2022 by maintaining and continually enhancing the user experience, ensuring deliverability to a global audience.
  • Define user journey best practice and monitor and optimise user experience and digital journey performance.
  • Work closely with the Digital Communications Manager to plan, manage and optimise the user journey within the digital channel mix, tracking and measuring effectiveness and performance.
  • Provide digital operations support to the Festival teams.
  • Develop a set of KPIs/success metrics for digital performance, using insights to constantly test and refine the aims and objectives.

Skills and Experience

Essential

  • Fluent in spoken and written English.
  • Experience of working in-house, agency, or substantial freelance.
  • Strong operational awareness of a multi-channel design and delivery.
  • Understanding of the latest production techniques and technologies and the technical skills to produce quality digital content across multi-platforms.
  • Web production tools and best practice.
  • Experience of working in a communications environment.


Desirable

  • Graphic design.
  • HTML.
  • Knowledge of SEO principles and how to apply them.
  • Project management processes.


Location: This role is based in Birmingham, England, and requires the successful candidate to be office based full-time.

Salary: £30,000-35,000 per annum

Proposed Start Date: ASAP

This position is subject to a Basic criminal record check from the Disclosure and Barring Service.

Festival UK* 2022 is an equal opportunities organisation and Disability Confident employer and we encourage applications from all backgrounds and communities. We have received the Leaders in Diversity award through the National Centre for Diversity. The principles "FREDIE" (Fairness - Respect - Equality - Diversity - Inclusion and Engagement) support our aim of delivering a truly inclusive and accessible games.

As part of our commitment as a Disability Confident employer, we offer a guaranteed interview to anyone with a disability whose application meets the minimum criteria for the post. If you wish for your application to be considered under the Disability Confident scheme, please submit a completed form with your application, which can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

To apply for this role please follow the link and complete the application attaching a single document containing your CV and Covering Letter. Please also submit your disability confident/ reasonable adjustments form (if required).

On occasions where we receive a large number of applications, we may close the advert ahead of the publicised closing date. We would therefore advise that you submit your completed application as soon as possible.

We take your data privacy seriously. Before sending your application please review our applicant privacy notice which explains how we use your personal data. This can be found on the Festival UK* 2022 jobs site under the current vacancies drop down.

Advert Posted: 22/07/2021

Gi Group Holdings Recruitment Limited group of companies includes Gi Recruitment Limited, Draefern Limited, Gi Group Recruitment Ltd, INTOO (UK) Limited, Marks Sattin (UK) Limited, TACK TMI UK Limited and Grafton Professional Staffing Limited. We are committed to protecting the privacy of all of our candidates and clients. Following some recent changes to data protection laws we have updated our Privacy Policy. To view a copy and to help you understand how we collect, use and process your personal data please visit the Privacy page on our Gi Group UK website.

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