Assistant Digital Product Manager, Bloomsbury Digital Resources – London

Assistant Digital Product Manager, Bloomsbury Digital Resources – London

To assistance us scale up our educational digital merchandise shipping, we are on the lookout for a new Assistant Digital Product Supervisor to be a part of our Item Innovation staff.

You will function throughout our award-profitable electronic product portfolio, which spans the visible and undertaking arts, and humanities and social sciences. This job will be responsible for the shipping of ebook collections certified from third-party articles associates. You will be portion of a dynamic, rising and welcoming crew, who are re-imagining Bloomsbury’s tutorial publishing for a digital natural environment.

Our crew is portion of Bloomsbury Electronic Sources, which sits within the wider Bloomsbury Academic and Specialist Division.

Bloomsbury is a essential participant in scholarly publishing and winner of The Bookseller’s Educational, Academic & Specialist Publisher of the Yr Award 2021. The Tutorial & Qualified Division is growing and just lately obtained ABC-Clio, Crimson World Push (from Macmillan Instruction Ltd), Zed Guides and Oberon.

Bloomsbury values the importance of life–work equilibrium and we supply adaptable doing the job possibilities. This full-time job is only envisioned to be in the business 2 days for every 7 days (Wednesdays and Thursdays) and we offer a main hrs coverage of 10:00 am to 3:00 pm, with flexible Fridays through the 12 months. See beneath for more details.

The function

book products pipeline management

  • Control book associate items from material delivery to start, operating to an agreed routine and spending budget, in near liaison with system Products Administrators.
  • Deliver administration staff with progress studies across the e book spouse product pipeline.
  • Aid platform Merchandise Professionals with monitoring web sites for bugs and enhancements, as required.
  • Applying item portfolio knowledge, assistance platform Solution Administrators with responses to queries from gross sales, internet marketing and clients, troubleshooting and escalating issues as required.
  • Liaise with income, promoting and client services to talk addition of new information and maintain them knowledgeable of imminent launches.
  • Guidance system Merchandise Supervisors with marketplace exploration, conclude-consumer interviews and Person Expertise investigate to assure that merchandise specifications fulfill consumer needs (each prior to and soon after launch), as necessary.

Item improvement

  • Use the Bloomsbury Publishing System admin interface to make and configure new discovery and index webpages, working with platform Product Administrators, UX, Internet marketing and Editorial to agree web-site layout and visible structure features, in pre-defined templates.
  • Report and ticket bugs to guarantee that the goods satisfy the agreed necessities, in session with platform Product or service Supervisor.

Information management

  • Control the information prerequisites for new products, liaising with Material Architecture and Generation teams on information scheduling, content conversion and content loading.
  • Liable for topic indexing of articles (possibly right, or overseeing get the job done of suppliers), doing the job with Editorial on the advancement of taxonomies (in consultation with platform Merchandise Managers).
  • Proactively liaise with Editorial crew to keep track of progress on imminent ebook items.
  • Develop epics in Jira to assign responsibilities to Content material Architecture, Digital Production and Metadata and Discovery colleagues.
  • Advise Editorial colleagues on information supply and info requirements.
  • Perform with suppliers to ensure they carry out material checks according to a transient and program.

Employees enhancement

  • Guide with recruitment and coaching of new team users as correct.


  • Present coaching and guidance for Editorial groups on processes and many others., as required.
  • Boost the Product or service Management group in just the wider company, and demonstrate an aptitude for a lot more managerial duties, as needed.
  • Assist the Editorial teams with managing content material partner queries.
  • Lead to system improvement initiatives, as necessary.

Crucial abilities and expertise


  • Experience of electronic solution progress and administration, ideally in an tutorial publishing surroundings
  • Project management encounter.
  • Knowing of digital item growth and publishing processes.
  • An superb eye for detail and a rational, difficulty-resolving method
  • Superb implementation and time-administration skills
  • Exceptional conversation expertise (written and verbal)
  • Practical experience of doing the job with content management devices
  • A agency grasp of world-wide-web usability challenges.
  • Demonstrable interest in producing a vocation in electronic solution administration
  • A proactive, “can-do” perspective and willingness to learn.
  • Being familiar with of the tutorial library sector.


  • Practical experience of making use of Jira or comparable monitoring resource.
  • Expertise of doing work with, instructing and managing suppliers/vendors, as well as doing the job with content companions.
  • Expertise in enhancing XML.
  • Expertise of collecting & deciphering website use analytics.

More information

The function is a complete-time and everlasting placement.

The function is based at our London workplace (50 Bedford Sq., London, WC1B 3DP) on a hybrid doing work sample of 2 days workplace primarily based / 3 times household primarily based (or thoroughly office dependent if chosen). Allotted office days for this role are Wednesday and Thursday.

Remember to apply with a CV and masking letter tackled to Human Methods (Word or PDF format only) by means of the ‘APPLY NOW’ button detailing how you meet up with the prerequisites outlined over for this job by Wednesday 5thApril 2023.

Bloomsbury reserve the proper to near the part early if we exceed the essential selection of programs.

Bloomsbury Gains

As very well as a amazing prospect to join a world-wide award-profitable organisation, Bloomsbury offers the following competitive rewards package:

Working Pattern

  • hybrid performing sample of: 2 times office primarily based / 3 days house primarily based (or fully office dependent if desired)

Holiday seasons

  • 25 days’ vacation
  • 3.5 days’ Xmas firm holiday getaway

Other Advantages:

  • Two paid Particular Wellness Times
  • Adaptable Fridays – take Friday afternoon off by doing work an additional 3 hrs and 45 minutes before in the week
  • Period Ticket Loan
  • Sharesave Plan
  • In-dwelling Health care provider
  • Eyecare Voucher Plan
  • Organization culture! – Staff Voice Conferences, Personnel Networks (Bloom, Disability, Mental Wellbeing, Pleasure and Moms and dads, Guardians and Carers), 12 Mental Overall health Initial Aiders skilled throughout the Uk places of work, Publishing Functions and entry to free Publishing Means

Bloomsbury is a position wherever any one of any track record, race, ethnicity, religion, sexuality, gender identity, age, skill, or socio-economic position can prosper, really feel cozy, and be listened to and acknowledged. We are an equal options employer and welcome purposes from all sections of the group.

We are ready to make any sensible changes all over the recruitment method, make sure you flag to the recruitment group if expected.

Candidates must have the legal correct to work in the Uk. 

The Corporation

Bloomsbury Publishing Plc.

Bloomsbury Publishing is a main independent publishing residence, set up in 1986, with authors who have gained the Nobel, Pulitzer and Booker Prizes, and is the originating publisher and custodian of the Harry Potter sequence. Bloomsbury has places of work in London, New York, New Delhi, Oxford and Sydney. Inside of Bloomsbury’s Academic division, it publishes beneath Bloomsbury, as effectively as below a selection of prestigious and historic imprint names. Browse Our Story for how it all commenced. 

 Bloomsbury is dedicated to developing a doing the job environment that stimulates creative imagination and collaboration, is respectful of difference, is inclusive and moral in its apply, and promotes very well-staying. We are established to nurture and produce our workforce to reach their best prospective, and we know that our achievements is down to the passion, determination and hard function of our gifted men and women. We recognise the urgent want to attract and aid candidates from all backgrounds and identities to become section of the worldwide publishing market, permitting various voices to replicate and shape our tradition and culture.

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