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  • Job Type
    Full-time Position
  • Background
    Creative and Design
    IT
    Management & Business Others
    Marketing and PR
    Media
  • Languages
    English
  • Experience Required
    1 - 2 Years
  • Degree Required
    Bachelor
    • Province
      Amsterdam
    • Date Posted
      November 10,2020
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    Content Lead

    The Content Lead in Booking.com’s Content Agency works together with Product Managers and high level stakeholders in our Business Units to define the content strategy that supports their track to achieve its goals.

    The Content Lead is responsible for creating a successful customer experience through their editorial content expertise for their assigned business unit or track, in close collaboration with UX teams and our internal Content Agency teams.

    They are responsible for safeguarding our brand standards and content quality in their assigned business area. They also ensure ongoing visibility on the success of the content to set the path for scaling it. This role is creative and pragmatic in approach and has a strong knowledge of applying content design to building and launching a successful product. The Content Lead is able to explain the ‘why’ behind the proposed content plans to stakeholders and address the pros and cons of these against alternative solutions, using business impact and improved customer experience as measures for success.

    A successful Content Lead has a highly collaborative nature, a passion for the latest developments in content and the desire to make a large commercial impact through content on one of the world’s leading travel platforms.

    What you'll do:

    • Combine business objectives, knowledge of content and key data points (e.g. user research, customer behavior data, attribution, content success metrics) to define, implement and develop content strategy for their assigned business unit or track
    • Monitor performance of content strategy, adjust where needed, create strong feedback loops between Business Unit and Content Agency on content investment needs, learnings and best practices
    • Work with Agency Creative team or Content Agency project managers to produce content to define and fulfill on strategy
    • Drive consistency of content (in terms of brand positioning, tone, style) in product to ensure editorial cohesion
    • Where needed, input on the central editorial calendar to include desired impact with BU and marketing teams
    • Work with assigned product teams to experiment with new applications of content where needed and measure success
    • Work with Content Agency Project Managers and Content Solutions Managers to set the path for scale

    Who you are and what you have done:

    • Minimum 8 years experience of working with content, and a minimum of 5 years’ experience of proven impact through developing content strategy within an e-commerce environment
    • Significant experience in the ideation, creation, planning and maintenance of editorial content (covering mostly visual and written content)
    • Ability to apply user research and experimental data to inform and defend content strategy and its development
    • Experience of working with content localisation (visual and written) and ability to relate localisation decisions to qualitative or quantitative data
    • A strong understanding of how product development works in an e-commerce environment
    • A strong understanding of brand development, and how to support a brand in new initiatives
    • An ability to create guardrails when needed that cascade from - and stay true to - our global brand guidelines
    • An ability to lead ideation sessions around key business objectives with BU or track owners and creative team
    • An ability to build strong and effective relationships across product, marketing and creative teams
    • Able to work in agile way with ad hoc creative teams
    • Experience in managing cross-disciplinary teams
     
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