Marketing Automation Campaign Specialist

  • Park Drive, Abingdon, England, United Kingdom
  • Employees can work remotely
  • Full-time

Company Description

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge, and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

Taylor & Francis Group operates globally and produces high-quality, peer-reviewed books and journals. We publish trusted content by expert authors, cultivating knowledge and promoting discovery, globally. We aim to expand thinking and advance understanding, providing academics and professionals with a platform to share their work and realize their individual potential.

Job Description

The Marketing Automation Campaign Specialist is a core member of our Journals Web & Automation Marketing team, reporting into and supporting the Automation Campaign Manager. This position is a 9 months Fixed Term Contract for maternity cover. 

We are looking for a passionate, innovative individual with ideally a good background with automated email marketing campaigns and digital marketing. However we are also open to speak with those who may be currently developing their career in digital marketing and are looking for further opportunity for development.  The role has good variety, you will work with internal marketing teams to:

  • Plan, design and build automated email marketing campaigns and programs to drive customer engagement. 
  • Supporting the Automation Campaign Manager(s) with requirements gathering, and feeding into the CRM team development roadmap as necessary.
  • You will build customer journeys and programs, to meet requirements, but also actively monitor and use a test and learn approach to improve and develop them.
  • Providing support and best- practice advice to marketing colleagues on automation campaign set-up and management.

Key responsibilities will also include:

  • Work with marketing colleagues and the Automation Campaign Manager(s) to scope and design customer-centric journeys and programs to deliver on key goals.

  • Map, build, test and develop customer-centric journeys and programs, liaising with CRM team and feeding into their development roadmap as necessary.

  • Ensure marketing requirements for the CRM development roadmap are clearly documented and refined in liaison with the CRM and project team, according to the agreed process.

  • Utilise behavioural and personal data to produce effective targeted emails.

  • Review and analyse performance of journeys and programs in order to make recommendations for, and help to implement, improvements.

  • Ensure templates and agreed assets, managed by the CRM team to support the brand, are used correctly and consistently when building journeys.

  • Proactively identify opportunities where automation could improve engagement and conversion, reduce manual tasks and improve the customer experience. Assist with implementation, testing and review of agreed solutions.

  • Keep up-to-date with industry developments, including competitor activities, advances in technology, and academic trends, sharing appropriately.

  • Keep skills up-to-date and develop new skills through self-learning, shadowing and test-and-learn as well as via more formal learning and development courses.


What we are looking for:

  • Hands-on experience creating and delivering successful customer-centric email campaigns and automated programmes.
  • Experience gathering, interrogating and using data to inform campaign plans
  • Experience gathering and capturing requirements.
  • Experience with Salesforce Marketing Cloud/Pardot is an advantage. We are also open to those with experience of alternative software to Pardot (i.e. HubSpot, Dynamics 365 etc)
  • An existing understanding of HTML, or ability and willingness to learn HTML and optimize images for online use.
  • An understanding of industry best practice and data legislation 
  • Communication: Able to communicate effectively with expert and non-expert colleagues, and to build strong relationships
  • Workload management: Ability to effectively plan and prioritise, delivering on time.
  • Accountability: Used to working within a compliance framework
  • Creativity: A critical and creative thinker, who seeks opportunities to deliver improvements.

Additional Information

​​​​​​​What we offer in return:

  • Competitive salary per annum 
  • 25 days annual leave pro rata (with 3 additional discretionary days at Christmas)
  • Volunteering days annually
  • Day off for your birthday
  • Pension contributions
  • Seasonal social and charitable events
  • Training and development

You must have the right to live and work in the UK.

At Taylor & Francis we care about our colleagues, promoting work-life balance, wellbeing and flexible working. We believe that the skills and experience you bring to Taylor & Francis are invaluable. We want you to have the opportunity to develop your abilities, and to innovate and develop in areas which you are passionate about.

Taylor & Francis Group an Informa Business

Informa is a leading academic publishing, business intelligence, knowledge and events business, creating unique content and connectivity for customers all over the world. It is listed on the London Stock Exchange and is a member of the FTSE 100.

We know that sometimes the 'perfect candidate' doesn't exist, and that people can be put off applying for a job if they don't fit all the requirements. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. You could be just what we need! We believe strongly in the value of diversity and creating supportive, inclusive environments where our colleagues can succeed.  As such, Informa is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, ancestry, national origin, religion, or religious creed, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, marital status, citizenship, or other protected characteristics under local law.    This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis – please ask the Talent Acquisition team for more information. 

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