Head of Digital

Recruiter
Harris Hill
Location
London
Salary
£49k - 53k per year
Posted
21 Feb 2018
Closes
21 Mar 2018
Ref
HQ00036516
Contact
Ryan Elmer
Hours
Full Time
Contract Type
Contract

Harris Hill is delighted to be working with Arthritis Research UK, in the recruitment of an experienced Head of Digital to cover whilst they recruit permanently.

Arthritis Research UK have recently merged with Arthritis Care, so the successful candidate will be entering at an exciting stage in the organisations history. The current postholder will be leaving at the end of March, so we envisage the contract being around 4 months initially, starting mid March for a handover. However, the role will be open for the candidates application too.

As the Head of Digital, you will be required to manage a small team of digital professionals, overseeing and developing the organisations digital transformation programme. These include the need to invigorate and grow the online community, which is run by people afflicted with Arthritis. Arthritis Research UK have invested heavily in Artificial Intelligence, so you will also be involved in projects surrounding their virtual assistant and a new website for the new merged charity.

The ideally candidate will have / be:
Proven experience of leading the development and implementation of a successful digital programme
A strong team player working collaboratively to influence senior stakeholders and communicate effectively to colleagues with differing levels of technical ability
Experience of successfully leading and managing a multi-disciplinary digital team and specialist agencies
Passionate about digital transformation and emerging trends backed up with strong technical knowledge
Solid budget management experience ideally with experience of managing both departmental and complex project budgets
Experience of leading digital product design and development.

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