Digital Communications Manager (9 months) 1

Location:  Cambridge, GB
Category:  Sales, Marketing and Publishing

Digital Communications Manager

9 months – Fulltime / Secondment opportunity

Location: Cambridge

 

About the department and the role

Are you an expert story teller and social media strategist, with a record of changing brand perceptions?

 

The Digital and New Product Development team is a recently formed department responsible for Cambridge English’s digital learning, assessment and teaching products. We aim to use the latest emerging digital tech and pedagogies to help the world speak English and prove their skills. We collaborate with a diverse range of experts, companies and academic departments with a dream of creating world leading digital learning and assessment experiences on mobile and the web, touching millions of lives.

 

We are looking for an experienced digital communications manager to generate buzz and engagement around our product development at all stages – from early research, through pilots and prototyping and on to global launches. You will play a key role in reaching out to the wider EdTech and Digital Learning communities to tell a new story about our brand.

 

This is an exciting and dynamic role in a global organisation focused on transforming its digital capabilities and product range over the next few years.

 

What you’ll be doing

Develop and execute digital communication and social media strategies and tactics which:

  • build energy and excitement around our overall product development and R&D programme
  • capture customer and influencer insights
  • promote our digital thought leadership themes at conferences and events, and get people talking
  • support a compelling content strategy for our new Beta website, showcasing our digital projects
  • feeds into the next generation of our social media for teachers

 

You will liaise closely with our brand and marketing department, in particular social media managers within Cambridge English and Cambridge Assessment.

 

What we’re looking for

  • Digital marketing / social media / PR background
  • Excellent communication skills, in particular the ability to synthesis complex information into compelling and accessible stories
  • Excellent understanding of contemporary and emerging digital communication channels and technologies and their uses
  • Demonstrable experience in devising and implanting international social media strategies and campaigns
  • Demonstrable experience engaging with the blogosphere
  • Knowledge of international education (desirable)

 

Work/life balance is important to us here at Cambridge Assessment, and we offer all our colleagues a range of flexible working options, which suit both the business and the employee. So please let us know of any flexible working requirements when applying and we can see how we can support you.

The closing date for receipt of applications is 25th February 2018 and interviews will be held on 5th March 2018.

To apply please upload your covering letter and CV.

As part of your recruitment process you will be required to undergo a background screening. This will be carried out by our selected supplier, Credence Background Screening Limited. 


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