• Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Whyteleafe, Surrey
  • Job type: Permanent

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Senior Content Marketing Executive

Ann Summers is an iconic empire and multi-channel retailer. Our journey has been paved by the Golds and we've got one hell of a heritage to be proud of. 44 years, over 2 million Rampant Rabbits, 131 stores and we're still throwing 7,000 parties each week.

Working for us certainly isn't for the faint-hearted but it is for the passionate, the daring, and the expert! Our Headoffice is passionate about Ann Summers, our vision is to help every women in the world feel like the sexiest women in the world.

Summary of Key Activities:

* Assist with and enable all content marketing initiatives to drive traffic, engagement and revenue, delivering to business and marketing objectives.
* Integration of content programs with brand campaigns and product launches to drive brand to demand.
* Collaborate across functions and silos to deliver against an effective content marketing strategy and editorial plan to meet the business and marketing objectives in the most efficient way.
* Maintaining the editorial calendar and develop organisation workflows and processes to create efficiencies in delivery and communication of content objectives.
* Maintaining relationships with agencies and managing their output, ensuring projects progress and meet deadlines.
* Liaising with internal resources to obtain and deliver content and/or product to external agencies so they can fulfil their brief.
* Assisting with the development of editorial governance so content is consistent with our brand voice, style and tone.
* Arranging, attending and coordinating both internal and external meetings to accommodate content initiatives and optimised provision of assets.
* Building and developing the reporting process, evolving the optimisation of content and measuring the performance in response to learning and insights.
* Assisting with the development of persona mapping and applying the principles to content production and distribution.
* Channel content provision and support for email / newsletter distribution.
* Presenting on the program approaches and results in the Senior Content Marketing Manager’s absence.
* Line manager responsibilities for our Product Copywriter and ensuring their output is of a high standard, fulfilling the brief and following brand style and values.
* Responding to PR and Press requirements, for example, providing product and copy to support press initiatives.

Wish List:

* Hands on experience in producing content for all channels and growing an audience/driving conversion.

Experience and Skills Required:

* At least 3 years experience in delivering optimised content for a brand.
* Thorough understanding and knowledge of SEO and its role in content optimisation.
* Knowledge and experience in delivering all forms of content, in order of priority: copy; images; video, as well as other asset types.
* Experience in the application of a content marketing strategy and the principles that make it effective.
* Knowledge of how to apply ToV and Brand Style to create a consistent customer content journey and increase brand recognition and awareness.
* Understanding the best practices of the main social media channels as well as which content and approaches work on each and why.
* A brand publisher mindset: to generate the content our audience is looking for and then to optimise the content and customer journey.
* SEO understanding, content categorisation and structure, content development, distribution and measurement.
* Understanding of how PR and Press activity supports the effectiveness of content, its reach and its role in organic search.
* Knowledge of SEO Tech (on site and off site) and its effect on SEO Content
* Editorial mindset that seeks to understand what audiences consume and how to create content for that audience.
* Experience with Google Anlaytics
* Project management skills and understanding how to manage the priorities of multiple stakeholders in a complex environment with focus on the delivery of results.

We are the company we are because we do everything we can to make every day fun whilst making a real difference to the sex lives of people around the world. We promise that when you work with us at Ann Summers it will be fun because if you are going to work for a living, it should be doing something you love so apply today and become part of the team that Love Work!

We regret that due to high volumes we are unable to acknowledge every application. All successful candidates will be contacted as soon as possible to discuss the role and their experience further.

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