Web Developer

Location:  Cambridge, GB
Category:  HR, Finance and Legal

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a web developer to work with our Talent and Public Affairs teams.


You will play a vital role in managing the day-to-day running of the Cambridge Assessment website (and Cambridge Assessment Careers and Cambridge Maths) and our Group intranet, Insite. In addition, you will play an important part in supporting internal communications and our main website contributors.


For both the intranet and website this includes, but is not limited to:

  • Co-ordinating requests for new content (including forms) and managing support queries via an inbox
  • Working with developers to create new functionality and Improving user experience
  • Training and supporting the Digital content administrator (Website only) and other content editors
  • Increasing traffic and reporting
  • Acting in a consultancy role providing technical advice and comment on technical opportunities.


You will also manage our email marketing platform (Campaign Monitor), including:

  • Creating email templates
  • Training editors
  • Providing support and email marketing best practice guidance to editors

The role also involves working with members of our Internal Communications and Engagement, Public Affairs and Brand teams to implement and monitor the Cambridge Assessment brand across all websites, apps and other digital products.


In addition, you will add new content to a website or the Intranet, introduce new (minor) functionality a websites or the Intranet, create a new email template and design and implement changes for the Cambridge Mathematics website.


You will also be responsible for making recommendations about big content change on our public website, e.g. significant changes to the Careers section, significant changes to website functionality and for engaging with an external agency.



  • Highly developed HTML and CSS skills. Javascript skills will be beneficial.
  • Demonstrable design skills and software expertise (i.e. Photoshop)
  • Ability to train and support editors from a broad spectrum of experience
  • Very high IT literacy
  • Awareness of and ability to work to established technical and accessibility standards.
  • A good understanding of Search Engine Optimisation (SEO) techniques
  • Ability to write copy for the web



  • Proven website management experience
  • Experience of using Content Management Systems (CMS) including knowledge and experience of SharePoint 2010 (Essential) and Tridion (Desirable)

Experience in managing web projects – from design, through development, writing requirements, testing and launch



  • Taking responsibility: Taking ownership of problems, and finding solutions. In addition, the ability to work to strict deadlines with a good attention to detail
  • Collaboration: Excellent communication and interpersonal skills for working with a team and dealing with staff at all levels and in all departments. The ability to explain technical issues to non-technical people and the ability to talk to technical people in technical terms.
  • Innovative: A passion for continuous improvement in line with the latest web developments.


Cambridge Assessment is Europe's largest assessment group, incorporating three major awarding bodies. It plays a leading role in researching, developing and delivering assessment to eight million candidates in 170 countries every year. The Group is a department of the University of Cambridge and a not-for-profit organisation. 


In addition to a competitive salary, we offer a comprehensive package of benefits to help with your life both inside and outside of work:


  • Generous contributory pension
  • 28 days annual leave, plus bank holidays 
  • Annual performance related bonus and increases (discretionary) 
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay and childcare voucher scheme 
  • Childcare vouchers
  • Employee discount and cash back scheme at 2,500 retailers 
  • Cycle scheme 
  • Season ticket Loan
  • Subsidised staff restaurants
  • Support for professional qualifications
  • Discounted access to the University of Cambridge Sport Centre, along with various other local gyms









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 19/03/2018  and interviews will be held on 27 March 2018.

Going forward all Job Description content will be incorporated into the body of our Job Adverts. This allows candidates to read all the job information no matter where they have seen the job role. A separate job description document may be sent out at the interview invite stage but will include the same content as our advert. 

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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