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Producer - Online Publishing - Reading - 6 months+ to £55k / £240 day

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Employer Amiqus Jobs
Category Production
Salary 50000 - 55000
Location Other
Reference 1252

Great opportunity for a Producer with experience of online publishing and associated systems (CMS) to lead the team responsible for publishing content onto this console's dashboard. Working with a wide variety of partners, the team develops editorial programming ideas, builds content collections, creates and manages publishing schedules and ensures user experience meets the highest bar for quality, consistency and technical accuracy. They are seeking a Producer to lead a high-performing multi-disciplined editorial programming team. The successful candidate will oversee content and creative execution of Dashboard promotions across EMEA, working hand-in-hand with the Business and Marketing teams. This position requires strong scheduling and project management skills, experience of Games & entertainment localisation, with a good knowledge of the EMEA landscape. You will possess strong team management experience, be a strong and effective communicator and be able to maintain individual workload whilst managing a team. In addition, you will have deep experience in online publishing or digital entertainment production, and a proven track record of working cross-group, cross-division and cross-region. The ideal candidate will have a passion for & knowledge of console games coupled with solid experience of developing and evangelizing a vision for engaging content collections. This hands-on role requires an aptitude to ramp-up fast in using bespoke content management tools, and technical knowledge to drive efficiencies on your team. Main Responsibilities: Lead a team to develop vibrant and engaging programming that engages new, potential and existing subscribers by promoting relevant content choices which will delight the audience, drive high user engagement, repeat transactions, revenue and market growth. • Own and oversee the pre-production and planning phases for all merchandising & editorial across the Games channels across all EMEA markets • Direct management of the Games Programming team • Collaborate with Studios & Live Events team to deliver successful initiatives on the Dashboard • Develop intimate knowledge of proprietary content management tool in order to resolve or escalate technical issues for the team • Identify new ways to resolve customer needs/experience that can be shared with the wider Programming Teams. • Drive planning with Engineering counterparts to develop tools and training • Ensure team’s projects meet business objectives and standards for scalability, quality, and customer value • Partner with Business Intelligence team to evaluate engagement data & KPI to manage/improve ROI across all Games promotions • Keep technical skill set current and demonstrate proficiency with the technologies & tools required for the Xbox LIVE Programming • Cultivate a climate of teamwork across the discipline and the business group Knowledge, Skills and Experience Essential Experience • Excellent project and risk management, planning and scheduling acumen • As this is a hands-on role, experience of working with CMS or online publishing systems is essential • Excellent people & team management skills. • Proven record within games, entertainment or online publishing • Proven history of delivering projects with many deliverables and stakeholders • Demonstrated deep understanding of production and development life cycles in either online or digital publishing • Partnering with an internal Design team on high profile promotions/projects Technical/Functional Skills • This role is not a technical position but technical aptitude and experience of working with CMS or online publishing systems is essential Initial 6 month contract with renewal, rate to £55k pa or £240 day CVs to simon.pittam@amiqus.com