The Times & The Sunday Times, Deputy Head Audience Development

News UK
14 Sep 2018
07 Oct 2018
News UK
Job Type
Full Time

The Times and The Sunday Times are looking for a deputy head of audience development to help to define the audience development strategy of both titles with the goal of growing and diversifying our UK and international audiences.

You should have experience of implementing an audience strategy in a newsroom and in-depth knowledge of what other publishers are doing to reach more people digitally and how they are growing revenue through subscriptions.

You will also have project management experience and be able to lead projects with stakeholders from across the business. You should be comfortable extrapolating insight from data and able to select and track KPIs across the team.

Key skills

  • Innovating and initiating strategic ideas
  • Managing projects across multiple disciplines and stakeholders
  • Tracking success across various metrics

This job is for you if

  • You're obsessed with social media, search, engagement and newsletters
  • You're always coming up with new ideas for digital engagement
  • Your people skills are second-to-none

About the digital team

The Times and The Sunday Times represent a combined 400 years of covering news and providing comment and analysis in the UK and the world.

We are authoritative, credible, responsible, trusted and a part of the nation's cultural heritage.

This role will join our cross title digital strategy team which includes data journalists, newsroom developers, multimedia journalists, interactive news producers and audience development experts. These teams are charged with finding and telling stories on our digital platforms in the most appropriate formats and empowering the newsroom to present stories in new and innovative ways.

Please apply by completing the application form below with a covering letter and CV by 7 October.


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