Jobs at Mumsnet: we're hiring!

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Mumsnet is a family-friendly employer
, and we try as far as possible to offer flexibility. If you work here, you'll never have to miss the school assembly or sports day (unless you want to!), or feel bad about asking to work from home if your child is sick.

Plus, the office is generally well-stocked with biscuits and cakes (and, on Fridays, wine).

Fancy being part of the team? Currently, we have the following positions open:



We're on the hunt for a super-talented individual to join our content team. We're looking for someone who can write the smartest, most stylish copy around; who 'gets' the Mumsnet voice; who understands digital, and prides themselves on their speed and accuracy.

This is the kind of thing we'd typically want you to do:
  • turn our users' contributions into brilliantly readable pages, using our brand new CMS
  • write sharp-witted headlines that can't be ignored 
  • keep our homepage looking smart, topical and brimming with stuff our users want to read
  • create witty shareable graphics 
  • produce email newsletters using a dedicated CMS
  • write, sub and generate content ideas to inspire and delight the Mumsnet audience
 
To do all this, you'll need to:
  • get your kicks from creating a brilliantly worded line of copy
  • have an innate sense of written style, and impeccable grammar
  • be able to sub a page at speed
  • have great Photoshop skills
  • be comfortable with basic HTML
  • love Mumsnet and its extraordinary community
  • live and breathe social media 
  • have previous experience working for a digital publication
  • be a can-do type who's ready to take the initiative and grab responsibility
 
It would be excellent if you also:
  • have an understanding of SEO
  • have analytics experience
  • are a team player with a good sense of humour!
The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town. 
 
If you think this sounds like you, apply by sending your CV, a brief covering letter and - crucially - an example of your sparkling writing to mnhqjobs@mumsnet.com with 'Editorial Assistant, Mumsnet' in the subject line. 

Applications will close on Monday 10 August. We'll be calling the best in for interview as we spot them, so don't delay! 



Role: Full-time, permanent
Reports to: Events Manager

We run several large and small events over the year, from Bumpfest to Blogfest, Mumstock to Workfest and many more. Topics reflect what our communities are talking about and what is important for all parents and grandparents right now.

We’re looking for a bright, enthusiastic and hard working person to join our busy events team. Ideally, you will have six to 12 months experience of working in events and/or marketing with a keenness to learn and develop. The range of projects is vast and no two days are ever the same. 

This is a great opportunity to work within a dynamic, well-established organisation based in Kentish Town, London. 

Roles and responsibilities, to include:

Event Administration
  • Managing registration lists, databases and RSVPs
  • Delegate enquiries
  • Producing delegate collateral
  • Building and maintaining event calendars
  • Organising and minuting team meetings
Research
  • Researching topics and speakers
  • Writing programme copy & speaker briefings
  • Researching competitor activity
Sponsors
  • Liaising with sponsors for promotion and event activation
Promotion
  • Copywriting for website, event collateral, social media, newsletters
  • Creating event websites and uploading copy and pictures, using CMS
  • Implementing agreed promotional strategy for all events
Event management
  • Venue liaison
  • Supplier management: catering, production, AV etc.
  • Speaker liaison
  • Delegate registration
  • On-the-day management
  • Briefing support staff
  • Project managing selected events

Essential qualities and experience
  • Six to 12 months events and/or marketing experience
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Expert computer skills
  • Knowledge of digital marketing
  • Experience of social media marketing across all the main platforms
  • Ability to write copy for all marketing and promotional materials, including the website     and emails etc.
  • Brand knowledge and how to apply it to events
  • Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Ability to find appropriate solutions to challenges – fast
  • Initiative and drive, the ability to take a project and run with it

Desirable qualities and experience
  • Educated to degree level
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the Mumsnet brand and user demographic
  • Demonstrate a clear understanding of Mumsnet events and why we do them
  • Engaging a community on social media

Out of hours work is expected, and lieu-time will be given in these circumstances.

Please send your CV and covering letter to mnhqjobs@mumsnet.com, quoting 'Events Assistant Application' in the subject line. Closing date: Wednesday 26 August 2015.



We're looking for a bright, hardworking graduate with a strong desire to learn to join our internship program and work alongside the Client Sales team within the Commercial team.

This is a unique opportunity to work with an energetic and innovative group of people, and to gain skills and experience that will look fantastic on any CV. We're always on the lookout for talented people to join our team, so there may be an opportunity for the right candidate to join us full time at the end of the internship.
 
During your time with us, you'll learn about all aspects of our organisation and gain specific experience in the following:
  • Managing client relationships
  • Working with our Social Media team
  • Writing proposals for advertising campaigns
  • Project management
  • Reporting on Google Analytics, DFP, and Campaign Monitor

Personal requirements:
  • a degree awarded by a UK university
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • strategic thinker
  •  keen attention to detail
  • strong teamwork skills
  • excellent written and oral communication skills
  • proficiency with social media
  •  ability to work under pressure and at speed

This position is office based (NW5). To apply please send your CV and covering letter to 
internship@mumsnet.com, quoting 'Sales Support Intern' in the subject line, by Friday 12 August.


Trainee Insight Executive


The Insight team is a thriving and growing part of Mumsnet because brands want to hear what our members have to say about their products/services (some of our recent clients include Barclays, Aviva, Boots, EE, Tesco and Toyota). The range of projects we work on is vast so no two days are the same and there are always new opportunities for keen and enthusiastic team members to make their mark in the team.

We're looking to recruit a Trainee Insight Executive who is bright, enthusiastic, thorough and communicates well within a team. Previous experience within Market Research is not required, but office experience is desirable. This role would suit a recent graduate with an interest in research and brands.

Key responsibilities:
  • Assisting the other members of the insight team with day-to-day management of market research projects
  • Drafting quantitative surveys and qualitative discussion guide
  • Liaising with members of Mumsnet who participate in Insight projects
  • Helping to prepare reports and presentations
  • Desk Research to understand trends within the talk boards
  • Liaising with clients to make sure research projects run smoothly
  • Working with Sales team to co-ordinate insight elements of larger campaigns

Qualities we're looking for in this role include:
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Keen attention to detail in written and numerical outputs/documents
  • Expertise in power point and excel
  • Ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines
  • Ability to find appropriate solutions to challenges quickly
  • Empathy with parents and parental issues
  • Initiative and drive - the ability, once trained, to take a project and run with it

Please send your CV and a covering letter to commercial@mumsnet.com

Six-month paid editorial internship
 
We're looking for a bright, hardworking graduate with a strong desire to learn to join our internship programme working alongside the bookclub team within the editorial division.
 
This is a unique opportunity to work with an energetic and innovative group of people, and to gain skills and experience that will look fantastic on any CV. We’re always on the look out for talented people to join our team, so there may be an opportunity for the right candidates to join us full time at the end of the internship.

During your time with us, you'll learn about all aspects of our organisation and gain specific experience in the following areas:
  • copywriting and copy editing
  • web editing and content management systems
  • book reviewing
  • engaging our community through social media 
  • administrative support for the books team
  • liaising with publishers and members of the Mumsnet community

Personal requirements:
  • a flair for writing stylish copy at speed 
  • understanding (and being able to replicate) the Mumsnet tone of writing
  • excellent grammatical skills - it'll be a point of honour not to let any mistakes slip through
  • meticulous attention to detail
  • social media savvy and an understanding of using social media in a work environment
  • strong interpersonal skills
  • ability to work under pressure and at speed
  • ideally some experience of working with a content management system
  • Genuine love of books; adult, children, YA and non-fiction and knowledge of modern literature

Academic qualifications: You MUST:
  • be fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • hold a degree awarded by a UK university
  • have a positive attitude and be prepared to take on responsibility
  • have a good sense of humour

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to internship@mumsnet.com by Friday 7th August.


We're on the hunt for a super-talented individual to join our content team. It's busy and fast-moving here, so you'll need to be the type who relishes a bit of a challenge, and doesn't faint at the idea of ripping up a plan and starting over. We've already started interviewing, so do get your applications in, pronto.

This is the kind of thing we'd typically want you to do:

  • Source and edit photographs and produce graphics and infographics for use on site and across social media
  • Produce email newsletters
  • Use our content management system to build pages
  • Curate and generate content to inspire and delight the Mumsnet audience

To do all this, we think you'll need to have:
  • advanced Photoshop skills
  • a keen eye for design

You'll also need to be:
  • fluent in English, both verbal and written
  • comfortable with basic HTML
  • have experience with content management systems
  • a great communicator with top-notch writing skills, able to write stylish, witty copy
  • a stickler when it comes to editorial standards, accuracy and consistency
  • familiar with all the big social media platforms 
  • a can-do type who's ready to take the initiative and grab responsibility

It would be unbelievably excellent if you also had:
  • an understanding of SEO
  • analytics experience
  • experience with video editing software
  • a penchant for table football
The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town.  

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter to mnhqjobs@mumsnet.com by Friday 31 July.

  

 

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