Product Manager – Library Software

Our client, a library software company, requires a new Product Manager to define and deliver new enhancements to the company's core products.

You will be the product expert for the business and you will work towards achieving the business goals and KPIs set out for the product, collaborating closely with stakeholders of all levels across the business.

We need an experienced product manager that has a deep curiosity in all aspects of the product and the market, building a strong knowledge of the key users and customers, acting as an advocate for their needs and views.

You promote and execute product management best practices within the team and to continually strive to improve as well as contribute towards moving in the strategic direction of the product.

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience working in Product Management
  • Awareness of the Academic Publishing Industry
  • Awareness & Experience (preferable) of Library Systems, such as Link Resolvers, Discovery Tools and Integrated Library Systems
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Effective stress management skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the full suite and administration of Office 365 Microsoft solutions
  • Strong knowledge of product management best practices
  • Good understanding of the latest tech trends.
  • Good understanding of webdevelopment practices and it’s technical aspects
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and/or other data analytics / data management tools
  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a fast-changing environment.

Head of Marketing Data and Analytics

Our client, a global publisher based in London, requires a new Head of Marketing Data and Analytics who will lead the Marketing Data & Analytics Team which provides customer and product data, customer insight and marketing analytics for the Global Marketing Department and the overall business.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Lead our global marketing and product data strategy, including acquisition and management of marketing data, data capture for all products and websites, data analytics and customer insight, and global data compliance in partnership with legal counsel.
  • Manage staff resourcing for the team as well as development and performance of all staff in UK and India.
  • Be the business lead for data architecture and marketing technology projects, working with IT to develop our future data infrastructure.
  • Lead our global data acquisition and data management strategy, ensuring we increase and enrich our marketing data to maximize opportunities to grow our business.
  • Have overall responsibility for leading on campaign and data analytics, including analysing and interpreting data; understanding customer behaviour and developing customer segmentation strategy; making evidence-based recommendations; and delivering reports and presentations in accessible ways to business stakeholders to help meet our business goals.
  • Support the marketing department in developing our test and learn strategies
  • Lead on best practice use of data for decision making throughout the marketing department.

Skills & Requirements: 

  • Strong commercially minded marketing strategist
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Highly IT literate with ability to understand complex IT and Marketing systems and how they interact with each other.
  • Ability to influence and solution focussed.
  • Likely to hold a formal marketing qualification.
  • Proven experience managing a team and developing staff.
  • Strong project management skills.

Senior Product Manager

Our client, a leading scientific publisher based in London, requires a new Senior Product Manager. You will lead product management activities for an individual product or a suite of products and ensures the efforts attributed create a better user experience and increase the profitability of already existent products as well as the development of new products for the business.

Also, the role is the product expert within the business and does not only act as the advocate for the business but also ensures that Product Management is in line with best practices and continually strives to drive efficiencies.

You will lead assigned product enhancement projects, collaborating with relevant stakeholders, UX & design teams and the technology vendor for the product(s), along with initiating, defining and carrying out user testing, to meet the business goals and KPIs set out for the product

To contribute towards moving in the strategic direction of the product(s). May manage others in the team.

Skills & Experience:

  • Significant experience working in Product Management
  • Awareness of the Academic Publishing Industry
  • Strong attention to detail skills
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Strong time management skills
  • Strong relationship management skills
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Good leadership skills
  • Strong working knowledge of the full suite and administration of Office 365 Microsoft solutions
  • Strong knowledge of product management best practices
  • Good understanding of the latest tech trends.
  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics and/or other data analytics/data management tools
  • To be able to demonstrate the ability to work independently and in a fast-changing environment.

Publishing Editor – Maths/Physics

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Our client, a leading Open Access Publisher, requires a new Publishing Editor with a background in Physical Sciences to form part of a new team in London.

If successful, you would be responsible for the success of a defined set of journals within Physical Sciences. The primary goal of this role will be to develop a close working relationship with members of the academic editorial boards to further develop the journals within the portfolio.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Be the key point of contact for your Chief and Academic Editors and build a close working relationship with them
  • Prioritise journals for development and create as well as implement a strategy plan
  • Ensure journals are represented in relevant indexing services and prepare journals for acceptance by additional services
  • Develop knowledge of the research areas of your portfolio and use this knowledge to actively identify journal development opportunities
  • Work alongside your Chief and Academic Editors to increase journal visibility, submissions, and reputation within the field
  • Increase visibility and citations through commissioning and appropriate marketing
  • Work with the Content Development team on Special Issues

Skills & Experience:

  • A minimum of 1-2 years; experience in the publishing industry
  • Degree in a scientific discipline (Physical Sciences, computer science, mathematics or engineering background), further degree a plus
  • Knowledge of peer review and the publishing process
  • An interest in Open Access publishing
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong organisational skills, with attention to detail
  • A positive and proactive approach to problem-solving in daily tasks
  • Able to work cooperatively with colleagues at all levels
  • A high level of computer literacy
  • Experience of working in a startup and/or tech environment desirable