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Across the FT Group, our people are united by a mission to deliver world-class information, news and services to our global audiences. We're a digital-first organisation made up of journalists, technologists, product managers, event planners, strategists, commercial and finance experts, marketing and communications specialists - and much more. Our strength is in our employees.

Part of the FT Group, Alpha Grid is a content studio with a head for business and a heart for storytelling. We partner with brands to deliver inspiring stories that lead conversations, connect with and engage audiences. 

Our commitment to diversity and inclusion in the workplace

At the FT, we aim for employees across all regions to have a voice so that diverse perspectives are heard and valued. We believe that a supportive workplace is one where employees feel they can be themselves at work and have the flexibility they need to meet their personal needs. We'll continue to remove barriers for all, and in particular barriers facing employees from underrepresented groups.

The Role / Position Overview

Alpha Grid is looking for a Digital Producer with experience producing bespoke digital articles, data-led stories, interactive web pages and microsites in the branded content space. You’ll be working closely with our executive producers, writers, digital designers and developers to carry a project from ideation through to completion.

This role is a fixed term position for a period of 5 months, ideally with a start of September start date. 

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing the production process of digital assets from end to end, including for animated and multimedia articles, as well as animations.
  • Collaborating across internal divisions, including with FT project managers, developers, marketing teams and third-party vendors, as well as Alpha Grid developers, digital designers and writers, to ensure projects are delivered on schedule and within scope.
  • Leading client-facing project calls to discuss the status of projects.
  • Reviewing, testing and proofreading content before sharing with clients.
  • Creating project schedules and budgets in collaboration with project coordinators.

Required Skills / Experience 

  • Ideally around four years’ previous experience working as a digital producer in an editorial and/or branded content environment.
  • Good technical skills in a range of web-based technologies, in order to communicate fluently with both digital designers and developers.
  • Experience working with Adobe Creative Suite, Figma and Bitbucket would be a strong advantage; HTML/CSS are welcomed.
  • The ability to quickly familiarise yourself with CMS restrictions, template layouts and digital asset requirements.
  • A basic understanding of tracking analytics in order to communicate with developers and performance marketing teams.
  • A familiarity with SEO techniques, to ensure positive search performance for bespoke content.
  • Day-to-day experience working with brand guidelines, wireframes and UX documents; G-Suite, Basecamp, Slack and other standard PM production tools.
  • Strong organisational skills, in order to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Excellent soft skills and an ability to communicate with your team in a respectful and kind manner, particularly under stress.
  • Professional certification in UX design would also be an advantage, but not essential.

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 is 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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