Head of Digital


1 year fixed term contract

London - SW8

£42,000 salary, plus benefits


As Head of Digital, you will develop and implement a new digital strategy for Book Trust, ensuring our digital offering is impactful and engaging to our audiences. Key practical deliverables will include the redevelopment of our website, contribution to digital marketing outcomes, and the leadership of a team of dedicated content editors.


We are looking for an experienced digital manager who will bring strong project and relationship management experience, excellent technical skills, a collegiate working style and a strong appreciation of our mission to encourage social mobility through promoting the value of reading.


To succeed in this varied and interesting role, you are likely to have:


  • A strong demonstrable track record of implementing digital projects, including marketing and web redevelopment.
  • Excellent knowledge and understanding of content and engagement trends within digital communications.
  • Outstanding team leadership and project management skills.


To apply, please send a full current CV and a covering letter to detailing how you meet the requirements of the person specification for the role.


Closing date: 9.00am 11 May 2015

Interview: w/c 18 May


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G8 Battersea Studios

80 Silverthorne Road

London SW8 3HE


Booktrust is committed to being an equal opportunities employer.
Charity no. 313343.
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