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About FT Longitude
FT Longitude is a thought leadership specialist that is owned by the Financial Times Group. Longitude’s product offering spans three areas: Strategy, a set of services that helps clients to plan and execute effective and differentiated thought leadership campaigns; Research, which encompasses surveys, interview programmes, data modelling and desk research; and Content, which covers multi-format thought leadership campaigns, spanning reports, articles, opinion pieces, visual and interactive content. We work hard to build and maintain a strong, engaging culture that motivates and inspires our team to do great work, learn new things and develop their careers.
 
FT Longitude, the leader in thought leadership and research, is looking to recruit a skilled and enthusiastic Digital Producer to join its dynamic, fast-growing team.
 
Overview of the role
Reporting to our Delivery and Projects Director, in this new role, you will use your experience of the production process to support our project managers, coordinate with our Resourcing manager and ensure our digital and audio projects are delivered in a timely manner.

 

Responsibilities and activities

  • Mastery in content and digital production 

  • End-to-end digital content production workflow, understanding how the role works within this process, and how it sits in the wider project context

  • Able to work effectively and efficiently with Resource Manager, Programme Managers and PMs to agree project scope, timeline and resource requirements

  • Manage multiple B2B projects at once across multiple accounts

  • Working with Head of Design and/or PMs to create considered and complete production briefs 

  • Managing projects using 3rd party partners such as audio, animation, video production, interactive data visualistions as well as web developers.

  • Manage amends competently and efficiently using tools and software

  • Use the appropriate tracker for managing specific phases of a project (Project status, Amends, UAT, interview, etc)
  • (Weekly) reporting project progress to relevant parties using appropriate PM tools (such as Delivery Dashboard)

  • Helps to refine internal PM processes and systems as needs change

 

Key experience and qualifications

  • 3+ years' experience as a content producer within an integrated marketing agency

  • Solid experience delivering campaign assets

  • Solid digital knowledge but with understanding of print PDFs, preferred

  • Understands the importance of supporting requirements such as licensing, regulatory, web accessibility etc.

  • Browser testing experience useful

  • Day to day experience working with brand guidelines, site maps, wireframes and UX documents 

  • Worked within B2B sectors (desirable)

  • G-suite, Slack, Flowzone (workflow management), UsePastel (amends management) and other standard PM/production tools: spreadsheets, gantt charts, site mapping, wireframes, amends tracker

  • Basic skills in Adobe Creative Suite, HTML/CSS are welcomed

 

What’s in it for you? Our Benefits

Our benefits vary depending on location, but we are committed to providing best in class perks across all our offices as well as an inclusive environment to develop your career. Examples of our benefits include; generous annual leave allowances, flexible working (including working from home), medical cover, enhanced maternity & paternity packages, subsidised gym memberships and Giving Back opportunities. Full details of our benefits can be found here.

 

Further Information

The FT are committed to providing an inclusive working environment for all. We are an equal opportunities employer who seeks to recruit and appoint the best talent regardless of age, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, socio-economic background, religion and/or belief. We also promote flexible working and will consider specific requests around flexibility for all roles where it can be accommodated. Please let us know if you require any adjustments as part of the application process or to enable you to attend an interview. If you would like to discuss your requirements, or have any questions, please contact a member of our HR team who will be happy to help. 

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