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£40 – 50K DOE + Excellent benefits – Leeds, LS1

A Head of Content is needed to join a leading information provider who deliver unmatched intelligence and insight on innovation in the global textile manufacturing industry. Based from their offices in Leeds, the Head of Content will make a significant strategic and hands-on contribution to an ambitious organisation who has a very exciting and purposeful mission. 

Recognised as a leading authority for key content and market-leading coverage, this established information network distributes industry insight online, in print and via conferences. With a clear industry focus, this organisation has become an integral part of the textile community, providing the highest-quality business and technical intelligence. 

The Head of Content will report into the Managing Director and can expect to be multi-tasking work daily. Whether you are leading and managing team members, developing the content strategy, developing product plans, creating a pipeline, working on projects or planning operations, the Head of Content will be fundamental in providing support to the Managing Director to reach business goals. 

To qualify you should demonstrate:

  • Understanding of commercial pressures on B2B information providers; 
  • Experience as an Editor or Analyst in a B2B publishing context; 
  • Experience managing a team; 
  • Ability to persuade & drive team to achieve goals; 
  • Skills in planning and production of B2B products; 
  • Impeccable writing skills and experience producing different types of content;
  • Empathy and understanding of different personalities to enable effective people management; 
  • Experience in budgetary control. 
This is an excellent opportunity for someone with a strong work ethic looking to join a fast-moving and forward-thinking organisation where they can really grow their skills and experience. In return expect a competitive salary, bonus and share options.