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Digital Manager

Job Type: Full time, 18 Month fixed-term contract
Location: Central London (Bloomsbury)
Salary: Competitive

The role

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an experienced and passionate Digital Manager to join the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) at an exciting time of transformation for us. We have started a large scale Digital Transformation Project which seeks to replace current systems and improve our users digital experience. We are replacing our Content Management System (CMS), CRM / finance system integration and developing a new website.

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive Digital Manager who can hit the ground running and be part of this important project, working alongside the current Digital Manager who is going on maternity leave later this year. You will be part of the core Digital Transformation project team ensuring that our new systems meet our business requirements and that the new website is successfully launched. You will also provide guidance and support through the implementation and change management process to our user base including training and documentation.

The team

Along with a small digital team that you will manage, the existing CRM and website will need to be maintained and internal users supported while the project is underway. You will also work to increase the FDF's profile online and the level of engagement with our website and other digital channels including supporting the commercial and membership team with their marketing activities.

The digital team is part of the FDF's Corporate Services team that is the heart of FDF operations.

Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need to be a self-starter that learns quickly with a passion for all things digital. You will have:

  • Strong experience of managing and growing digital channels and websites
  • Solid experience with CMS and CRM platforms
  • A good track record of providing progress updates and insights on data and campaigns – Strong knowledge of Google Analytics as advantage
  • Some experience digital marketing
  • Excellent relationship management and ability to work closely with various stakeholders
  • Experience with digital projects and Digital Transformation is a clear advantage

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How to apply

Does this sound like you? Then we'd love to hear from you. Please send us your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you'd be a great candidate to recruitment@fdf.org.uk.

Closing Date

5.30pm, 1 February 2019

More about working for FDF


Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive

Job Type: Full time, 12 month fixed-term contract
Location:Central London (Bloomsbury)

The role

An exciting opportunity has become available for a Sector Technical and Regulatory Executive to support our serviced Associations and sector Groups, to provide technical and regulatory assistance on food policy issues.

As a first point of contact for some of our member Associations and groups, you will work closely with them to:

  • Provide the agreed service levels, including helping to develop the work plan and ensuring the associations operate within an agreed budget.
  • Analyse, summarise and disseminate technical documents on food issues.
  • Provide assistance with the organisation of meetings, record taking and follow up actions.
  • Liaise with a range of FDF committees, government departments, European Associations and other stakeholders in order to develop policy position papers and gather supporting data.

The team

You will work in our Regulation, Science and Sustainability team to provide a timely and expert service to members, on technical and regulatory developments of interest to the UK food and drink industry. As well as supporting serviced Sector Associations and Groups on specific category areas of interest, the wider team covers a range of issues including Allergens, Food Contact Materials, Food Law and Labelling, Residues and Contaminants.

Requirements

To be considered for this role you will need to be a self-starter with an ability to manage a diverse workload and a wide range of issues, and with:

  • Good communications skills, both verbal and written
  • A good ability to sustain a range of working relationships
  • A willingness to learn & take responsibility for projects
  • Excellent administrative ability, with acumen to handle basic accounting/financial administration tasks
  • Strong experience in prioritising work, working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Solid experience in analysing legislative documents

Have a look at the full Job Description »

How to apply

We'd love to hear from you, if you think your experience and skillset are suited to the role. Please send us your CV, covering letter and salary expectations, illustrating why you'd be a great candidate to recruitment@fdf.org.uk.

Closing Date

5:30, 25th January 2019

More about working for FDF

Our organisation

We're the Food and Drink Federation (FDF) - the voice of the UK food and drink industry: the largest manufacturing sector in the country. We help our members operate in a highly regulated marketplace to maximise their competitiveness and profitability. Our job is to communicate our industry's values and concerns to Government, regulators, consumers and the media. We also work in partnership with key players in the food supply chain to ensure our food is safe, affordable and nutritious.

Our benefits

FDF is a great place to work where we take wellbeing seriously and have a great benefits package to match, offering a pension scheme, life insurance, 25 days holiday, private healthcare, leisure travel insurance, gym subsidy, interest-free season ticket loan, childcare vouchers and cycle- to-work scheme.

Our workplace

We're based in the heart of central London in a modern, bright open-plan office. We have a friendly work culture with great break-out spaces, quiet booths and opportunities for flexible-working. Our 'Feel Good for Life' team regularly organises events and activities to promote positive health and wellbeing.