Martech Operations Specialist

London, UK
We have an exciting opportunity available at The Economist for an intelligent, spirited individual to join our team. This is a unique opportunity to engage with one of the most respected brands in media, journalism, and publishing to help drive continued success and innovation in the digital marketing realm, particularly in project operations in the growing martech/marketing technology arena with a leading team in the industry.

The Martech Operations Specialist will engage with diverse aspects of the business globally. The successful candidate will have interest, schooling and/or experience in several key functional areas – combining agile project management, web/tech skills, algorithmic thinking, a passion for problem solving and ‘making things work’.

A successful candidate will have the energy, positive attitude, communication skills, analytical and rational thinking, resourcefulness, curiosity, and intellectual dexterity (always asking… why?) to work effectively within a successful and fast-moving business that is leading change in response to the continuing digital disruption across the media industry.


In the role you would be expected to:
  • Maintain team work backlogs and running regular team Project Ops communications
  • Coordinating and influencing work with the web product and development teams
  • Assist in onboarding and championing new systems and processes internally
  • Assist marketing managers on the delivery of digital initiatives, from scope definition to delivery into coordinating campaign executions
  • Working with internal departments and external partners (Ad-serving, development, creative, strategic) to create positive, collaborative relationships to deliver high quality deliverables
  • Keeping a great formal outfit on hand for winning awards!
To succeed in the role you would have:
  • Experience of some combination of digital marketing, agile project management, and technical exposure to web technology in a cross-functional role
  • Ability to understand and communicate complex concepts and ideas for non-technical people
  • Understanding of how data flows, from system to system required
  • Understanding of web and digital marketing concepts and (martech)
  • Problem-solving mindset, and analytical thinking required
  • Bachelor degree or equivalent experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
You will be able to demonstrate:
  • Familiarity with, and conversant in, contemporary digital media operations and performance tracking techniques across all key channels including search, display, email, mobile and social desired
  • Experience in a digital agency, ad-ops vendor or client/brand organisation beneficial
  • Experience in visual communication & diagramming/prototyping flows and creative systems design will be a strong advantage
  • Exposure to subscription type businesses, and/or a background in systems design or innovation will be an advantage
  • Familiarity with front-end HTML/JS, Google Marketing tools, Facebook/social APIs, Programmatic, Salesforce, Drupal, UX/UI paradigms, prototyping, data modelling and taxonomies will be an advantage
  • Project Management skills. PM certifications would be beneficial
  • Thought pioneers welcomed!
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