Jobs at Mumsnet: we're hiring!

Woman peering at typewriter 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).

Current vacancies


Agency Sales Account Manager

We're looking for an experienced (two years+ preferred) and commercially driven Account Manager to join our Agency Sales team.

Working within a vibrant advertising sales team and reporting to the Head of Agency Sales, it will be your responsibility to drive advertising revenues within your agency patch. By joining the team you'll be able to build your career by representing a high profile media brand within a dynamic, fast‐paced working environment that is also fun and highly rewarding. The Account Manager will play a crucial role in targeting senior level personnel at agencies and selling the diverse online portfolio.

Key responsibilities of this role include:

  • Developing and cementing relationships within your agency patch
  • Generating new business as well as nurturing existing clients
  • Utilising effective relationships with agencies to deliver advertising revenue against targets
  • Increasing revenue across all budgeted lines including display native, social, events, sponsorship, newsletters and video
  • Targeting relevant agency and direct clients with ideas and solutions - entrepreneurial spirit essential

Qualities we're looking for:

  • The ideal Account Manager will come from a B2C media sales background. You’ll have spent the last couple of years selling display advertising solutions both over the phone and on a consultative face to face basis, pitching to senior level decision makers
  • Proven, relevant online experience with agency and client contacts
  • Experience of selling with research and data
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills
  • Strong negotiation skills are essential to secure solid campaign rates in line with rate and yield guidelines
  • A strong team player with a proven track record in achieving and exceeding sales revenues
  • The ability to devise creative online cross-portfolio marketing solutions
  • Excellent consultative sales approach
  • Industry knowledge
  • Keen attention to detail

We're happy to consider candidates wanting to work four days per week on a pro-rata basis.

The role is based in our offices in Kentish Town, NW London.

To apply please send your CV and covering letter to commercial@mumsnet.com with "Agency Sales Account Manager" in your subject line. Applications close on Friday 8 July, however, we always appoint as soon as we meet the right candidate, so please do apply straight away. 


Optimisation Analyst

At Mumsnet and Gransnet we aim to inspire a highly engaged audience who return frequently, stay for long periods, share our content and become loyal members. To achieve this aim we have a systematic approach to optimisation and testing. We test and review our features and products and as our optimisation analyst you'll coordinate and carry out these activities, and make recommendations for future improvements and developments.

As a relatively new role you'll have the opportunity to really make it your own. You'll work closely with the Product, Editorial and Technical teams to define a strategy and schedule for testing based on the organisation's priorities. You'll become the go-to person for A/B testing and MVT and be constantly advocating data-informed decisions.

You'll be expected to:

  • Under the guidance of the Product Director, define areas of priority for testing and work with the User Researcher to identify optimisation opportunities.
  • Draw up test schedules which detail hypotheses, variations, methodology and success criteria.
  • Analyse and interpret site usage data and trends through rich and deep data analysis.
  • Produce high level reports and recommendations based on test results for other teams and senior management.
  • Contribute to content strategy through collaboration with SEO, UX, Editorial and Design.
  • Encourage organisation engagement with the value of data-informed decisions through regular updates and visibility.
  • Be eager to develop skills in different methods of testing including Google Analytics, Hotjar, heat mapping, and in-house platforms.

Essential skills/experience:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent.
  • Basic understanding of web analytics tools and underlying data (Google analytics, Facebook insights).
  • Excellent analytical and logical thinking skills to identify opportunities for testing.
  • Keen attention to detail and strong teamwork skills.
  • A positive attitude and readiness to take on responsibility.
  • Thrive on working in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.

Desirable skills/experience:

  • 1-2 years working in digital organisation.
  • Experience running multi-variant tests.

The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town.

If you think this sounds like you, please apply via our Mumsnet Jobs website. The closing date for applications is Friday 29 July, but we'll be calling the best candidates in for interview as soon as we spot them, so don't delay!


Editorial Assistant, Mumsnet

We're on the hunt for a super-talented individual to join our content team: someone who writes smart, stylish copy, prides themselves on their speed and accuracy, and gets the Mumsnet voice.

The role is a varied and dynamic one, but in the course of a typical day you'd be expected to:

  • Turn our users' contributions into brilliantly readable pages.
  • Write cogent, arresting headlines.
  • Keep our homepage looking lively, 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 take genuine pleasure in crafting the perfect sentence.
  • An innate sense of written style, and impeccable grammar.
  • To be able to sub a page accurately and at speed.
  • Great Photoshop skills.
  • Basic HTML skills.
  • Intimate knowledge and understanding of social media.
  • Previous experience working for a digital publication.
  • To be ready to take the initiative and grab responsibility.
  • To love Mumsnet and its extraordinary community.

It would be excellent if you also had:

  • An understanding of SEO.
  • Analytics experience.
  • A penchant for table football/actual football/choir/lunchtime yoga sessions.

The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town.

If you think this sounds like you, please apply via our Mumsnet Jobs website. The closing date for applications is Monday 25 July, but we'll be calling the best candidates in for interview as soon as we spot them, so don't delay!


Editorial Assistant, Gransnet (maternity cover)

Gransnet is on the hunt for a super-talented individual to join our editorial team…

The role is a varied and dynamic one, but will include:

  • Sourcing and managing competitions for the site
  • Working on commercial opportunities
  • Creating and optimising content
  • Social media
  • Community management
  • Producing email newsletters using a dedicated CMS

To do all this, you'll need:

  • Commercial nous
  • An innate sense of written style, and impeccable grammar
  • To be able to sub a page accurately and at speed
  • Basic HTML
  • Intimate knowledge and understanding of social media
  • Previous experience working for a digital publication
  • To be ready to take the initiative and grab responsibility

It would be excellent if you also had:

  • An understanding of SEO
  • Analytics experience
  • Great Photoshop skills
  • A penchant for table football/actual football/choir/lunchtime yoga sessions

The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town. It's a fixed-term, maternity cover contract - initially for six months with the possibility of extension for up to 12 months.

If you think this sounds like you, please apply via our Mumsnet Jobs website. The closing date for applications is Sunday 31 July, but we'll be calling the best candidates in for interview as soon as we spot them, so don't delay!


Six-month paid Press and Campaigns Internship

Mumsnet is on the look-out for a bright, pro-active, hard-working intern to join the Press & Campaigns 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 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.

During your time with us, you'll learn about all aspects of our organisation, and gain specific experience in the following areas:

  • Working in a busy press office
  • Campaigning - from the spark of the idea to its launch
  • Web editing and content management systems

To do this job you'll need to:

  • Have a degree from a UK university, or equivalent
  • Have a demonstrable interest/ability in press, PR or campaigns
  • Love social media and have an interest in topics that matter to the Mumsnet audience
  • Have a positive attitude and be prepared to take on responsibility
  • Have a cracking sense of humour
  • Have excellent grammar and spelling and fearsome organisational skills
  • Be truly proactive, have sound judgement and be able to handle time and workload pressures
  • Be enthusiastic and thorough with research tasks

This is a six-month internship, starting on Thursday 1 September. The role is five days a week, and based in our offices in Kentish Town.

Please apply via our Mumsnet Jobs site with your CV and covering letter by Wednesday 20 July 2016.


Fancy being part of the team? Do check back regularly as we're always on the hunt for super-talented inpiduals.


Last updated: 11 days ago