Editorial Account Manager
Cheshire Oaks, England

Job Reference: COE-CON-08830

Location: Cheshire Oaks, England

Closing Date: 21/02/2020

Department: Content/Editorial

Division: Informa Intelligence

                 Editorial Account Manager


Barbour ABI are part of the FTSE 50 Informa Group, is the UK’s leading provider of intelligence and lead generation services that help clients to generate new business opportunities from the construction sector.  With more than 80 years of experience and 100+ colleagues based at Cheshire Oaks within our research, sales, client management and marketing teams, the quality of our data collection processes and existing knowledge in researching and tracking construction projects is second to none – we publish the UK Government’s National Infrastructure & Construction Pipeline and provide the Office for National Statistics with critical data to produce its Construction New Orders estimates.




Barbour ABI are looking Editorial Account Manager to join our rapidly growing global company based in Cheshire Oaks.

About the role


An Editorial Account Manager is required to create and manage online profiles for Barbour Product Search, build and manage client relationships, write engaging content and work as part of an Editorial Team to further the success of the product.

Key responsibilities

  • Create and publish copy, images & files online via the Content Management System (CMS) ensuring timely publication, accuracy and optimisation for the web
  • Manage accounts and communicate regularly with clients to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Use social media and other platforms to promote client content and increase brand awareness
  • Create copy for weekly e-newsletters
  • Write engaging content for the blog and other relevant online platforms
  • Answer phone and email queries from clients and support sales team
  • Record activities and communications with clients in the database system
  • Produce reports of work in progress


Essential Skills


  • Excellent copywriting skills with awareness of writing for the web
  • Good communication and negotiation skills
  • PC literacy
  • Good organisational & time management skills – with ability to organise own priorities
  • Able to manage pressure and work to deadlines
  • Able to work without supervision
  • Knowledge of social media
  • Excellent attention to detail


Desirable Skills

  • Experience of HTML
  • Experience of manipulating digital images/files
  • Knowledge of building industry products
  • Awareness of digital marketing / communicating to online audiences
  • English to A Level, journalism, copywriting or digital marketing qualification


Company benefits


  • 26 days holiday per year – rising to 28 days after 2 years’ as well 4 days volunteering and a day off for your birthday!
  • Private Pension
  • Life assurance
  • Other flexible benefits include Healthcare, Cycle to Work scheme and Season Ticket Loans
  • 5% Pension match
  • Share-Match options - become a shareholder
  • Ongoing development and support


What you can expect from us

  • A FTSE100 company with a start-up ethos
  • Open plan, flat structure, high-trust meritocracy
  • Opportunities to grow and develop
  • The chance to make a real impact


What we expect from you

  • You think big and get the details right
  • You thrive on new challenges and opportunities
  • You take responsibility and get the job done


Informa is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and all applicants who match the criteria of the job description will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, or national origin







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