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As the capital city of the UK, London is often at the head of a lot of what the country does. England’s politics, art and largest businesses all reside and thrive here. In recent years, the Digital industry in the UK has been thriving and London, once again, is at the front of the pack.
PCR cover the entire of the city while also keeping tabs on every niche of the sector. From our base in Mayfair we are well positioned to cover the entirety of the city we call home. If Digital is our specialism, London is too.
The main roles we cover consist of Web Development, Media and Social Media Jobs. Those terms are a little too specific for all the roles and people we service however, so we also work on finding great staff for exciting Digital jobs, whatever the specialist requirements.
From the backend of building a website to the polished front, as well as all of the visuals, promotion and social content around it we cover the entire spectrum of Digital roles. Our passion for Digital can only be matched by our pride in London.
Our Major Broadcast Media client based in West London is looking for a Technical consultant with specialist video Adserving Adtech experience and Programmatic knowledge. We are looking for someone with a Technical knowledge in adserver technologies who would be able to demonstrate how Programmatic trading Technologies can be used in the Media world such as VOD and multi platform advertising. The Technical Consultant will need to have specialist technical knowledge of adserving technology, programmatic trading and inventory optimisation, with the ability to support architects on the designs etc. The right person also needs to be someone with the business facing skills who can interface and communicate the best solutions and influence senior director level stakeholders. The candidate must have a strong background in advertising technologies for VOD, Web TV, Display and Video Advertising/ Adserving and worked in a similar type of role probably for a Broadcast supplier ad-serving supplier or programmatic vendor.The Technical Analyst/ Consultant will work across various digital Media projects and bring specific Ad serving and Programmatic technical expertise to the Media Sales IT department. The role will help solve the challenges of Programmatic in TV and the principles of selling airtime and inventory optimisation for cross platform advertising. This is a unique opportunity to work for this high profile innovative Broadcast media company to help them exploit emerging advertising technologies. This role will combine the generic aspects of a Technical Business Analyst / Product Manager, Advertising Technology Consultant role the required specialist knowledge of adserver/ VOD/ Programmatic solutions.Key responsibilities will include a mix of, Analysis, Implementation, Consultancy, Service Improvement, product managementSpecialist Knowledge and skills requirements · Previous experience working in a similar Consultant /Product Manager /Technical Business Analyst role for a broadcaster or a supplier of adserver or programmatic technology · Technical Knowledge of Ad servers and how they work, ideally Freewheel MRM Ad server or similar adserving technologies / adtech systems /advertising technologies and workflows · Knowledge of Programmatic trading / Programmatic technology or similar ie, DSP's (Demand Side Platform), SSP (Sell Side Platform), Private Market Place, RTB (Real Time Bidding). · An understanding of the programmatic solutions and vendors in the market place such as Videology, Wide Orbit, Pubmatic and Freewheel etc · Knowledge of VOD, Web TV, Video advertising, ad serving and understanding of knowledge of Airtime Sales or Display advertising. · A good working knowledge of digital TV / video advertising, video programmatic and inventory optimisation Other skills required · knowledge of Agile Development Process ideally qualified scrum master · In depth knowledge & Project leading through all stages of the systems lifecycle · Managing workshops, presenting and gaining acceptance of solutions · Communication - ability to develop, present, influence and defend recommendations at director level. Credible to both IT and business users. · Relationship management - ability to develop and maintain effective relationships with business users and 3rd party suppliers. · Role will predominantly be based from West London Osterley, but will require flexibility to travel between sites London sites and 3rd party suppliers.The role will be reporting into the Lead Business Analyst and will be Working alongside Business Analysts and Technical Architects. The role will be responsible for all Video Advertising product integration and solutions and provide technical consultancy support and knowledge on adserver / programmatic technology areas. This person will become the key stakeholder for product strategy and roadmap for this VOD adsales area and will require working closely with the relevant business owners and vendors.READ MORE
Our well known Media and entertainment client in Central London are looking for an experienced Digital Product Manager who is passionate about building Digital products that customers love. You will join a dynamic and fast-paced environment and work with cross-functional teams to design, build and roll-out products that deliver the company's vision and strategy. We require someone with a proven track record of managing all aspects of a digital product throughout its lifecycle. We are looking for someone who has product success for a large well known brand, ideally within media and entertaiment. You will also need a solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies.Responsibilities * Gain a deep understanding of customer experience, identify and fill product gaps and generate new ideas that grow market share, improve customer experience and drive growth * Building an amazing consumer experience while satisfying the needs of the internal marketing and development teams delivering MarTech assets * Create buy-in for the product vision both internally and with key external partners * Develop product pricing and positioning strategies * Translate product strategy into detailed requirements and prototypes * Scope and prioritize activities based on business and customer impact * Work closely with engineering teams to deliver with quick time-to-market and optimal resources * Drive product launches including working with public relations team, executives, and other product management team members * Evaluate promotional plans to ensure that they are consistent with product line strategy and that the message is effectively conveyed * Act as a product evangelist to build awareness and understanding * Represent the company by visiting customers to solicit feedback on company products and servicesRequirements * Proven work experience in product management or as an associate product manager * Proven track record of managing all aspects of a successful product throughout its lifecycle * Proven ability to develop product and marketing strategies and effectively communicate recommendations to executive management * Solid technical background with understanding and/or hands-on experience in software development and web technologies * Strong problem-solving skills and willingness to roll up one's sleeves to get the job * Skilled at working effectively with cross functional teams in a matrix organization * Excellent written and verbal communication skillsREAD MORE
Senior Web React developers required with React - £450-£500 per dayLocation - West LondonWe are looking for Senior Web React developer with the below skills - having repulsion for being a pragmatic and creative problem solver - OTT/Video streaming experience. - excellent communication skills. - taking an active role in planning, assisting QA's and business stakeholders with defining and then implementing acceptance criteria. - strong experience in creating custom and reusable components - A strong generalist software developer - Good understanding of server side and client side technologies - Previous exposure to backend technologies like .NET PHP Java a plus Tech to be used: React Node ES6 Unit testing CI NPM Css/sass Html5 Web services/Micro services Server side experienceFeel free to reach out for more information.READ MORE
Web Operations Specialist - 3 Month initial contract - £250-£350 per day - West London (potential to go permanent)In a nutshell:As Web Ops Specialist you will sit in the Digital team and will lead the efforts on optimising conversion rates across customer journeys in different markets across Europe.Core strategy for engaging our Sports audience is creating authentic, intuitive, and delightful digital products. This role is key to delivering against our strategy.This role reports into the VP Marketing, and will work closely with the wider marketing team as well as product, development, editorial, advertising.Responsibilities include but are not limited to: * Own, drive and facilitate the creation and improvement of all digital experiences, with a view to optimize conversion across each step of the various prospect / customer journeys across Europe. * Develop a clear vision in terms of web merchandising, ensuring getting the basics right first time across the websites and utilise key triggers to further drive conversion. * Use on-site analytics and make recommendations for product placements on the websites and feedback performance analysis if required. * Work closely with product and development teams to manage the tactical prioritization of digital enhancements and execution. * Develop and distribute frequent analytics reporting to include customer feedback, and overall KPI metrics and make recommendations on enhancements to leadership based on findings. * Manage, review and prepare weekly and monthly reports to evaluate production, profitability and growth opportunities. * Support usability testing for internal platforms, web, mobile apps and other digital platforms. * Coordinate compliance with the Legal, acting as the central contact point for questions regarding our online program.Do you cut the mustard? * Degree level or above ideally in marketing * Passion for all forms of Sports entertainment, digital distribution and the implementation of new business / digital models. * Strong previous experience in leading online optimisation strategies ideally at a subscription service / e-commerce environment. * Experience in online marketing channels such as AdWords, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, SEO, ASO, PPC, influencer marketing. * Strong analytical skills with Excel and other tools such as Tableau, MixPanel, Google Analytics. * Strong project management skills with the ability to assess processes and implement change to improve quality and efficiency. * Extensive familiarity with using customer segmentation and data, test, target and measure marketing campaigns and advanced, innovative digital strategies. * Acts to surpass goals, seizing opportunities to push the envelope. * Translates business goals into a well-defined performance plan and communicates link between current activities and goals. * Spends times identifying all stakeholders necessary and connects with all of them, to shape a collective buy-in and further push the marketing agenda. * Identifies opportunities to build relationships that will help others achieve their objectives and reaches out to those people.Key RelationshipsThe role will be an integral member of the Marketing as well as the wider Digital team and be responsible for leading the work to drive online optimisation and growing conversion rates across our websites.Other Key RelationshipsWork with marketing, regional commercial, product, PR, finance, legal, operations and agencies to ensure marketing and commercial plans are communicated and executed as well as to drive awareness of the results across the wider business.READ MORE
Global Media company based in West London is looking for a contract Tableau Digital Analytics Developer with strong SQL Excel Adobe Analytics. This Digital Analytics Consultant role is for an important short term web/ digital insight project. We require strong Tableau and Visualisation / visual design skills to build out business insight reports and dashboards in advance of high profile media entertainment website launches. Contract is for 2 months starting and requires an urgent start w/b 23rd October. Although only a short assignment, this company would look great on anyone's CV! The remit will allow you a strong degree of independence and allow you to show off your visualisation and design skills to deliver compelling insight reports. Core skills and Experience required include: -Approx 5+ Years in a similar Digital Data Analytics Insight role including Manager / Senior Analyst level - Able to work independently - Full life cycle - Communicate well with senior stakeholders etc -Strong Tableau experience - at least 1-2 years as a core current skill designing and developing compelling highly visual Digital Insight reports / dashboards -Strong visualisation / Visual Designer skills - We like the reports to look good, and tell a story! -Strong SQL, able to extract and manipulate data -Advanced Excel - must be very data literate, Including Pivot Tables, VBA a bonus -Good experience with Adobe Analytics / Sitecatalyst / Omniture -Must be available 9th October and for 2 months thereafter and within easy reach of West London -Must be engaging, friendly, flexible, pragmatic and takes pride in making things look good!READ MORE
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