Senior Digital Content Editor (FTC)

BS&T Digital working exclusively for Trafalgar Tours would love to meet a 1st class Senior Digital Content Editor to join the team. You’ll work within a team whose sole focus is on Trafalgar’s digital efforts so this is very much akin to a client side role. Please note that this role is currently working remotely and is for an initial 6 months fixed-term (there is potential for this to be extended or change to a permanent role).

As the world’s largest guided holiday operator, Trafalgar opens the door to unforgettable travel experiences. They have over 70 years experience and more travel awards than anyone else in the industry. From Europe, the Americas, to Asia, Africa, Australia and New Zealand, we pride ourselves on enabling their guests to capture the true essence of a destination and live ‘The Good Life’ (have a look for yourself what their Guests are saying on www.trafalgar.com/reviews).

We are looking for a bright, passionate and ambitious Senior Digital Content Editor to take up a key position in our fun and fast paced team, working exclusively on the Trafalgar and Costsaver (offspring sister company to Trafalgar) websites.

  • A Visionary and Doer

  • Leader and Team player

  • Communicator and Negotiator

  • Empowered and Committed

  • Available and Qualified

What you’ll be doing:

Working with global and regional stakeholders, you will be responsible for delivering Trafalgar’s digital strategy onsite. Within a team of digital content editors, you will be responsible for developing the user experience, customer journey and commercial performance of Trafalgar's digital domains (incl mobile) across 8+ international regions to maximise conversion and hit projected passenger targets each year. You will be providing direction and guidance within the team, wider business and with key stakeholders on Sitecore best practice to drive commercial and operational goals and work closely with the PO team and VP of Digital and Tech to shape the web development strategy to support these goals. This role works across tech, brand, creative, and content marketing teams to deliver a cohesive experience across all digital properties and touch points to international audiences and stakeholders.

  • Responsible for build of webpages across Trafalgar & Costsaver websites to support sales and marketing objectives.

  • Work with Performance Manager and SEO agency to deliver on SEO content strategy.

  • Responsible for UAT of website and digital products, ensuring new. developments are functional, fit for purpose, and capable of driving a positive user experience.

  • Working with Agile Scrum methodologies, with both in-house and third-party development teams to deliver enhancements and new developments.

  • Work with Product Teams to plan online product launches and roll-out, taking a lead role in internal communications and updates.

  • Be a hands-on resource to aid and assist the team with online product launches.

  • Lead on planning and prioritisation sessions, being accountable for resource allocation and project timelines, escalating any team blockers and issues.

  • Lead on CMS Management: Understanding of Sitecore workflows, multiple publish destinations (e.g. staging and production), Content Editor interface, Layout Details and managing assets in the Media Library.

  • Analyse & propose enhancements to aid customer experience on web and mobile channel.

  • Conduct regular feedback reviews and user testing to drive CRO strategy.

  • Diagnose, solve and communicate with internal customers on resolving bugs and support issues, maintaining a positive and helpful attitude at all times.

  • Assign and monitor team workload (BAU requests).

What you need to have:

This role requires you to have a flexible approach and the ability to manage the day-to-day processes and stakeholder requests. The role will entail working independently as well as part of a team liaising between business functions. The role reports to BS&T Digital’s head of technology.

The ideal candidate will be energetic and self-motivated with a real passion for delivering engaging, valuable and effective online experiences to our users.

  • A passion for travel

  • At least three years of experience working in similar roles

  • Knowledge of SEO principles and best practice requirements for websites

  • Understanding of core UX/UI and Information Architecture principles

  • Strong working knowledge of Sitecore, Adobe, Umbraco, or similar Content Management Systems

  • Experience of project and resource planning

  • Working knowledge of Google Analytics (or similar) for reviewing site/page performance metrics and reporting on such

  • Excellent communication skills, with the ability to relay often complex information clearly, tactfully and concisely in both written and verbal communications to a variety of people and group sizes

  • Highly organised and disciplined to balance a number of priorities at any one time

  • Self-motivated, can be relied upon to follow up questions and outstanding actions

  • Superb attention to detail

  • Ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure

  • Educated to degree level, or possess relevant industry experience

What will get you bonus points:

  • User testing experience, and ability to extract valuable business insights

  • Experience working with Sitecore’s Personalisation tools



If this sounds like you, apply by e-mailing your CV and salary expectations!

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