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Head of Digital
London, London, United Kingdom

Job Summary

Occupation Digital
Specialty Head of Digital
Location London, London, United Kingdom
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 11/16/23

The Head of Digital will lead our client’s digital operations. This role will be responsible for the commercial delivery, strategic direction, budget management and product development. This is an exciting opportunity to work on digital products where you can lead on the future direction of the business by identifying and delivering services that are commercially successful in their own right. You will work with global platforms and manufacturers ensuring our client’s brands are visible and are meeting their partners’ business needs. A key area of this role is to ensure all new services are successfully monetised via advertising working closely with their digital advertising agency.


  • Project Management - managing the roll out of new platforms for their VOD Players and FAST channels liaising and coordinating with third party suppliers

  • Performance and analysis evaluation - regularly update the business on the performance of the new services and insight into how they can be improved. Put measures in place to ensure best practices are being followed via centralized dashboards and reporting

  • Monetisation - Build strong relationships with digital advertising sales agency to ensure the commercial viability of all digital products and setting up new revenue streams. Diligently report revenues to stakeholders in the business

  • Ownership - own launches from start to finish and subsequent in-life management. Be the main contact for any issues relating to the services

  • Budget - Oversee digital budgets; managing digital P&L and planning new expenditure

  • Strategy - Remain up to date on key developments in the market, highlighting challenges and identify opportunities around existing and new technologies and platforms

  • Leadership - Directly manage and lead a small team who will work across our Owned & Operated services

  • UX - Review and refine the Information Architecture (IA) and overall UX (user experience) to ensure optimal performance


  • Successful experience of managing a team and will be comfortable and confident in managing critical stakeholder relationships

  • Experience of supporting ad sales teams who are tasked with selling inventory as well as implementing ad tags and maximising ad inventory and opportunities.

  • At least five years’ experience developing and evolving successful consumer focused digital services. Experience in launching FAST channels is a bonus.

  • A commercial mindset with experience of developing and delivering digital revenues

  • Proven ability to take ownership and manage multiple projects, prioritise and deliver results

  • Conversant with different ad-serving, video and CMS platform and technologies; comfortable coordinating between different internal and external teams to solve problems

  • Experienced with regulatory parameters, in particular around the collection of children’s data and targeted advertising

  • Collaborative approach with ability and willingness to work across departments to coordinate and deliver strategies and efforts between and within groups

  • Knowledge of API usage and web application hosting

  • Understanding of analytic software and systems

  • Able to manage and control budgets effectively

  • Experience with Jira/Asana or similar collaboration tools desirable

  • A user-centered design approach to understanding audience needs and validating solutions

Send CV today if you fit the bill!