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:

Recruitment Advertising Manager

Video Production Assistant

Design internship

Project Assistant internship

Data Analyst internship

 

Recruitment Advertising Manager

We're rolling out a new family friendly jobs board to give our users the chance to find their perfect career - and now we're looking for the perfect person to run it.

We need an experienced recruitment professional seeking a new challenge. You'll have the opportunity to grow our new online job board from scratch, build a client base and strategically design packages for some of the UK's leading companies and recruitment houses.

You'll be as consultative as you are confident and committed. You’ll have a demonstrable background in meeting objectives and growing a client base of employers and recruiters.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Managing the administration of a busy recruitment platform
  • Building recruitment packages for a range of high profile companies
  • Growing and developing a new client base and taking advantage of Mumsnet's existing network 

Skills & Experience:

  • Experience of recruitment sales ideally within a media company with a recruitment platform
  • A strong network of commercial contacts
  • Ability to work autonomously and strategically
  • You need to be confident in managing data and producing measurable statistics
  • Passionate about pursuing opportunities to generate new business
  • Articulate communicator
  • Assertive with strong negotiating and influencing skills
  • A confident and engaging approach to selling
  • Enthusiastic about working towards sales targets and building long-term relationships

If this sounds like you, and you have a sense of humour and a love of biscuits, we'd like to hear from you. This is a flexible position which could be full-time or 4 days per week. We are committed to being a family friendly employer and the role is predominantly office-based in North London.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to jobs@mumsnet.com by 24 April 2015 with the subject line 'Recruitment Advertising Manager'.

 

Video Production Assistant

Mumsnet is looking for a full-time Video Production Assistant to join its exciting Video department, based at our offices in north London.

You’ll be working closely with the Production Editor to produce creative and commercial content for the Mumsnet audience from concept to upload. We’ve filmed everything from cookery videos to celeb and political interviews, and we regularly work with top-name commercial clients too.

We want to make engaging, relevant video content which:

  • enhances Mumsnet’s editorial output
  • grows our YouTube audience
  • serves as an extension of our brand

Your responsibilities will include:

  • All elements of pre-production, from budgeting and logistics to storyboarding
  • Lighting and Shooting
  • Editing (Final Cut Pro X)
  • Creating animated graphics in After Effects
  • Helping to manage our YouTube channel and activity
  • Coming up with lots of creative ideas for Mumsnet videos
  • Copywriting and using our CMS to promote our videos on site and across social media

You’ll need:

  • A degree (or equivalent experience) in TV production
  • Demonstrable talent for and experience with self-shooting, lighting and sound
  • Proficiency in FCPX
  • Experience of animated graphics, colour-correction etc in After Effects
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to edit images in Photoshop

And to ...

  • Be punctual, organised and professional
  • Have a ‘can-do’ attitude and a good sense of humour
  • Be able to manage your time to meet short-term and longer-term deadlines
  • Be familiar with all social media platforms, in particular Mumsnet and YouTube

 To apply, please email your CV and showreel (up to 3 minutes) to jobs@mumsnet.com by Friday 10 April 2015, with the subject line 'Video Production Assistant'.

 

Design internship

Mumsnet is on the look-out for a talented, hardworking intern to join our product development team.

During your time with us you'll work under the guidance of our Chief Designer gaining valuable experience in a variety of projects across the whole organisation. This is a unique opportunity to work with a friendly and collaborative 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.

We like to give all our interns the opportunity to learn about the whole organisation and for this internship role you’ll also gain specific experience in the following:

  • web and mobile app design
  • how to create a strong brand identity
  • user interface and user experience design for web and mobile devices
  • whole design life cycle from wireframing, prototyping to fully worked up designs
  • working in a busy product development team

Person requirements:

  • keen interest in design trends and developments
  • rigorous attention to detail
  • creative thinker
  • excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • ability to work under pressure
  • have a positive attitude and be prepared to take on responsibility
  • eagerness to learn

Academic qualifications (you MUST have the following skills):

  • hold a degree awarded by a UK university or equivalent preferably in graphic or web design
  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • fluent in English, both verbally and written
  • Understanding of HTML, CSS, Responsive /App Design

This is a paid internship role for 6 months and based in our offices in Kentish Town, London. To apply please send your CV and portfolio to internship@mumsnet.com by 5pm on Friday 10th April 

 

Project Assistant internship 

Mumsnet is looking for a graduate intern to work in the Product Development team where we make beautiful, useful products for our thriving community.

You'll need a Bachelor's Degree, strong organisational skills and a first-rate ability to communicate with both technical and non-technical staff. You do not need professional Project Management experience as you'll receive on-the-job training, but we're looking for someone who can demonstrate aptitude for organising people and resources in order to deliver on-time results.

Responsibilities:

  • Working directly with the Product Director to instigate, manage and review successful internal and external projects.
  • Gathering requirements from stakeholders.
  • Communicating with teams from different disciplines.
  • Regularly reporting to stakeholders and senior management on the status of progress and to highlight potential risks.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Demonstrable organisation skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • A positive attitude and readiness to take on responsibility.
  • ...and a good sense of humour!

This is a paid internship role for 6 months but several of our staff began their Mumsnet careers as interns, and there may well be a full-time position if you shine.

To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to internship@mumsnet.com by Friday 10 April with the subject line 'Project Assistant'.
 

Data Analyst internship

Mumsnet is on the look-out for a bright, hardworking intern with a strong desire to learn, to join our product development 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. What's more, we're always in the market for talented people - so there may be an opportunity for the right candidate to join us full-time at the end of the internship.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with UX, SEO and editorial teams to investigate, collect and present data to inform product development.
  • Gather data from a range of analytics software.
  • Assist in identifying and recommending metrics to track and report.
  • Communicate findings to teams from different disciplines.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Understanding of web analytics tools and underlying data (Google analytics, Facebook insights).
  • Keen attention to detail and strong teamwork skills.
  • Excellent analytical and logical thinking skills.
  • A positive attitude and readiness to take on responsibility.

This is a paid internship role for 6 months and based in our offices in Kentish Town, London. To apply, please send your CV and a covering letter to internship@mumsnet.com by Friday 10th April with the subject line 'Data analyst'.
 

 

 

Last updated: 27-Mar-2015 at 10:32 AM