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Digital Content Manager

Salary: £25000 - £30000 p/a

Location: Newcastle

Job Type: Permanent

Gillespie Recruitment are delighted to be working with a well-loved and established magazine in their search for a DIGITAL CONTENT MANAGER.

This is a new role and is to manage the digital presence including e-letters, social media and the new website, engaging the region by selecting and showcasing the very best in all aspects of lifestyle including food and drink, fashion, health and beauty, interiors and what’s on.

This role will work closely with the editorial team to both curate and select content to be published online (utilising data and analytics as a guide for audience interests. The successful candidate will also work with the sales team to identify and manage opportunities for paid advertising on the website.

In addition to the website, you will be responsible for managing both e-letters and social media – with the aim of constantly growing audiences by sharing engaging content. This is a senior role reporting to the editor, and you will be expected to manage at least one junior member of staff, who will support you with social media, competitions and content curation.

About You

We are looking for a digital specialist who is passionate about generating and monetising engagement:

  • entrepreneurial/ self starting – you will be responsible for ‘owning’ the performance of the website
  • ability to work across teams including sales, editorial and events
  • an understanding of digital advertising channels including SEO, Google Ads and Facebook Ads

nice to have: experience in publishing.


This is an excellent opportunity to shape a role from the start. If this is for you, get in touch with us at Gillespie Recruitment to take it to the next stage.

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