Digital Director

Job Title: Digital Director
Contract Type: Contract
Location: London, England
Salary: Up to £0.00 per annum
Reference: BBBH22583_1587741185
Contact Name: James Norval
Contact Email:
Job Published: April 24, 2020 16:13

Job Description


  • Initial 6 Month Contract
  • South West/South Coast/London based - Remote working available
  • Lead Digital Publishing Stategy
  • C-level Stakeholder Management, Strategic Change, drive Digital vision
  • Multi-million pound resources management experience
  • MUST be SC Cleared and currently valid

This role is for a proven leader - You will lead the Digital Publishing strategy into a new era.

This role is divided into 8 parts. See below:

1. Publishing insight

Publish releases in a timely and coherent fashion. Ensuring the planning and scheduling of products aligns closely with strategic planning functions, to coordinate messages and activity, while maintaining quality and capacity within publishing.

2. Strategic change

To continue to develop the web platform and associated products to enable stakeholders to move away from legacy parts. Develop and implement associated means of representing and presenting the office's outputs and information in a way that makes best use of the web as a medium. This will include, but is not limited to, evolving the web platform to adapt to how audiences access data.

3. Build new capability

Bringing together statistical, dissemination, visualisation, information, design and web authoring skills, to work in a collaborative way and to ensure that these skills are increasingly common.

4. Develop new content/products

Create new and engaging content that draws on the information assets held, taking a commissioning role to ensure resource is used strategically across the content portfolio on the right projects. Oversee a continuous programme of improvements to the website and other online channels, including exploitation of social media channels, to build and engage audiences and disseminate products.

5. Partnership development

To build the right partnership models and build good networks to promote/champion the wider use of Data. Working alongside fellow directors

6. User research and performance analysis

To ensure decisions about product and platform design are driven by user research and data on usage and trends in digital content consumption. Taking the lead on monitoring divisional performance against specific business plan commitments and taking action as appropriate.

7. Managing resources

Managing budgets with agreed financial and delegated authority ensuring effective prioritisation, working collaboratively to ensure value for money across the site.

8. Digital vision

Responsible for the technical excellence and the continued improvement. Ensuring that the data published is helpful for all users and integrates with the wider web.

Please apply if this role is your perfect next challenge!

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