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Senior CRM Manager - Digital

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction


Working in the Bauer Media Group’s Digital business, your role in the Central Data Team is to plan, lead and deliver the CRM strategy across the business. Define and build customer journeys based on audience insights and optimise campaign performances through testing and the development of automation.


We are seeking a senior member of the CRM team to lead and own the platforms that support it. They will plan, develop and build a CRM/Marketing strategy in order to maximise customer value and engagement across all markets and products. Regularly review campaign management tools where appropriate making recommendations for upgrades and replacements. Work closely with stakeholders to define customer journeys and optimise campaigns based on data insights.

The relevant candidate will have experience leading CRM campaign planning and development and end-to-end execution across multiple brands/products. Experience working with key stakeholders to maximise value from campaign activity. Have the ability to prioritise and manage multiple campaigns at the same time while delivering campaigns that maximise customer value and engagement. 

Role Responsibility

  • Owning and executing central CRM strategy across Publishing & Audio.
  • Improve customer engagement by better segmenting and retargeting programs
  • Delivering campaigns to maximise customer value, x-sell, acquisition and retention.
  • Manage and review campaign management tools and encourage their use.
  • Collaborate closely with stakeholders across the business to improve campaign performance and identify new marketing opportunities 
  • Report on platform and campaign performance to the wider business, and use results to inform future decisions and customer journey

The Ideal Candidate

  • Previous experience in managing CRM at scale and confident in using ESP’s and building programmes.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to maximise value from campaign activity
  • Knowledge of CRM/Email platforms, technologies and GDPR.
  • Understand customer data and platforms and the end-to-end flow from requirements to execution.
  • Hands-on, organised, and detail orientated
  • Excellent communication skills and able to articulate technical concepts to non-technical clients.

Team, Stakeholders & Suppliers

  • Working in a centralised Data Team
  • Other departments within Bauer that also provide CRM – notably Digital, Radio, Lifestyle & Specialist.
  • Agencies and suppliers

Package Description

Rewards packages at Bauer Media offer a range of salary sacrifice Benefits, such as our pension scheme and flexible holidays, as well as exclusive Perks like great deals and discounts for everyday life.

Flexible Working

We want to make sure that we find the right people to work in our teams, and we know that the traditional 9-5, five days a week doesn’t suit everyone. So, we would love to hear from you if you feel you’re a great fit for this role and would like to work flexibly. If you are the right person for this role, we’ll find the right working approach for you. 


About the Company

About Bauer Media Group

Bauer Media Group has become an enduringly successful media corporation by focusing on creating content that matters most to millions of people around the world: from print and online publishing to radio and money-helper services for consumers, as well as sales and marketing services for SMB. Family-owned in the 5th generation, Bauer focuses on the long term, with a consumer-first mindset that guides us across our increasingly diverse portfolio. Our workforce of 15,000 shares a passion – to deliver content and services that are popular with, and helpful to, our customers and partners.

As the UK’s biggest selling magazine publisher, we create iconic and influential magazine media brands, digital properties and associated consumer and B2B live events for diverse, passionate audiences.  We reach 25 million consumers through our portfolio, which includes heat, Grazia, Closer, Empire, Motor Cycle News, Parkers, Mother& Baby, TV Choice, Take a Break, Bella, Yours, Garden News and Country Walking.  Our scale, coupled with the breadth of our portfolio, gives us an advantage over pure play magazine competitors. It also gives us a huge responsibility - our brands become the lens through which our audiences see the world, and for this reason, we take our responsibilities as a media outlet very seriously, recognising that we are responsible for shaping perceptions in the wider world.

Belonging at Bauer Mission statement

People are at the heart of everything we do. Inclusivity is part of who we are. We celebrate diversity in all its forms, and encourage authenticity, knowing that our differences are celebrated.

What we will offer you

Quite simply, our promise to you is that Bauer Media is a great place to do great work with great people. Our people take an enormous amount of pride in the brands they support. They like their team members, and they feel supported by their managers. We all take collective responsibility for our culture, because we know it has a ripple effect out across our brands. That’s why our culture of inclusion at work, Belonging at Bauer, is at the heart of everything we do. Belonging at Bauer is about our dual goals of being as representative as we can of the audiences we serve, and about creating a working environment where all our people feel able to bring their whole selves to work every day. It’s part of everything we do, and everyone who works here is responsible. If you join us, you’ll be an important part of this as well.

Our mental health at work

We’re proud to be the driving force behind the “Where’s your head at?” campaign, which is working to put Mental Health First Aiders on an equal footing with traditional workplace First Aiders. This is a priority for all of us that work at Bauer and we now have fully trained Mental Health First Aiders supporting and working across all of our UK locations.

Bauer Core Values

Creativity - We create unique, high quality content that delights our audiences.

Ambition - We think big and bold, pushing boundaries and embracing change.

Passion - We approach every day with curiosity, commitment and a lively positive mindset.

Teamwork - We learn from each other and take the time to understand both challenges and opportunities, working together to find the right solution.

Trust - We are open, respectful and honest.

Inclusivity - We encourage different points of view and perspectives and value all contributions.

Responsibility - We make measured and thoughtful decisions that support the business vision.

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