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Featured Assistant Digital Product Manager – ebooks

 

Competitive salary + bonus + benefits

An exciting opportunity to join a leading publisher in their Academic division as an Assistant Digital Product Manager in the dynamic, growing and friendly Product Innovation team. The focus of the role will be to manage the build and launch of ebook digital products across a portfolio of award-winning digital platforms, from initial content delivery to launch.

Industry  Academic Publishing Digital content

Function  

Duration  Full Time

Type  Permanent

Start Date  ASAP

 

Assistant Digital Product Manager: Key responsibilities

  • Manage ebook partner products from content delivery to launch
  • Provide management team with progress reports across the ebook partner product pipeline
  • Liaise with sales, marketing and customer services to communicate addition of new content
  • Support platform Product Managers with market research, end-user interviews and User Experience research to ensure that product requirements meet user needs
  • Manage the content requirements for new products, liaising with Content Architecture and Production teams on data planning, content conversion and content loading
  • Responsible for subject indexing of content (either directly, or overseeing work of suppliers), working with Editorial on the development of taxonomies (in consultation with platform Product Managers)
  • Advise Editorial colleagues on content supply and data requirements
  • Provide training and guidance for Editorial teams on processes etc., as required
  • Promote the Product Management team within the wider company, and demonstrate an aptitude for more managerial tasks, as required
  • Contribute to process improvement initiatives, as required.

Assistant Digital Product Manager: Skills/experience

  • Experience of digital product development and management, ideally in an academic publishing environment
  • Project management experience
  • Understanding of digital product development and publishing processes
  • An excellent eye for detail and a logical, problem-solving approach
  • Excellent implementation and time-management skills
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Experience of working with content management systems
  • A firm grasp of web usability issues
  • Demonstrable interest in developing a career in digital product management
  • A proactive, “can-do” attitude and willingness to learn
  • Understanding of the academic library market

Desirable

  • Experience of using Jira or similar tracking tool
  • Experience of working with, instructing and managing suppliers/vendors, as well as working with content partners
  • Experience in editing XML
  • Experience of gathering & interpreting web usage analytics.

A competitive salary, bonus, and benefits package is offered.

Assistant Digital Product Manager: How to apply

To apply, send CV to enquiries@telferpartners.com referencing TP 827 or call +44(0)1223632510 for a confidential discussion.

Early applications are preferred.

Referral Scheme – Telfer Partners offer a referral reward if we fill this vacancy with someone you recommend. You can send us contact details of anyone you would like to recommend to enquiries@telferpartners.com.

Equality Policy – Telfer Partners is committed to upholding a professional and impartial recruitment process. Our Equal Opportunities policy ensures that all job applicants and employees are treated fairly and equally, regardless of their gender, sexual orientation, marital status, race, nationality, religion, age, disability, or union membership status.

 

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