Web Manager

Mecmesin Ltd
From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
02 Dec 2017
08 Dec 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Mecmesin is an internationally recognised manufacturer of force and torque testing equipment based in Slinfold, West Sussex. We are experiencing rapid expansion globally, and are seeking an ambitious Web Manager.

You will be instrumental in developing Mecmesin’ s website strategy, with the key objective of developing and promoting new and current Company websites/microsites/intranets in order to generate new business opportunities for Mecmesin.

The company has a range of websites and microsites, primarily built in Joomla but has been moving to a Drupal platform over the last two years. You will need to demonstrate experience in Drupal front and back end development.

You will be a bright, energetic and confident individual who can bring new ideas for website development, SEO techniques and PPC advertising to drive up enquiries and effectively promote Mecmesin and associated brands.


1)Lead a team of two web developers ensuring clear direction and objectives are set.

2)Assist the Marketing Manager with planning and implementing web strategy.

3)Project manage all phases of new website/microsite development i.e. planning and analysis, development, integration, and testing including managing multiple priorities and adopting a positive attitude to change.

4)Make recommendations regarding the usability, navigation and architecture of our current websites/microsites/intranets and ensure their improvement.

5)Develop visual concepts such as wireframes, explain the rationale and communicate the vision to management.

6)Identify new trends, initiatives and practice in web development. Be proactive and receptive to ideas from external inputs. Explain the rationale behind new ideas/developments to communicate the vision to management.

7)Manage the hosting of the Company’s websites/microsites/intranets.

8)Supervise the updating of all content e.g. images, copy etc. on the Company websites applying the company’s graphic standards, ensuring brand standardization.

9)Work with the Content team to optimise all Company websites via search engine optimisation techniques, link building and social media.

10)Use real-time web analytic data and tracking codes to conduct regular reporting, tracking and monitoring of visitor numbers and campaign performance and report results to management.

11)Work with the Marketing Manager and Content Team to manage all corporate Google Adwords campaigns to budget and to drive in enquiries.

12)Manage the relationship with the translators of the Company’s foreign language websites.

13)Ensures all company websites are backed up on a weekly basis and ensure all Company websites are functioning correctly at all times. In times of emergency ensure minimal downtime.

14)Manage the Company’s domain names.

15)Assist Mecmesin partners e.g. distributors with copy and images for their own websites and organic and PPC listings.

You will need:

5-10 years’ experience developing and managing high profile websites, preferably including foreign language websitesExperience of supervising web departments or teams, preferably in an engineering/technical company or with an agency with engineering/technical clientsKnowledge of open source CMS in particular Drupal and Joomla, HTML, CSS, PHP, XML, Javascript, Jquery and SilverlightUp-to-date knowledge of on-page SEO techniquesGoogle adwords & analytics experience Degree qualified or significant relevant knowledge gained from experience.·Strong self-motivation and a positive attitude with energy to achieve set goals with enthusiasm

·Good people skills with the ability to maintain relationships with staff and distributors using diplomacy when required.

Strong communications skills (written, verbal and presentational)High-level organisational and time management skillsIf you fit this role, send your resume and cover letter, saying why you feel you are suitable for the role, to Alice Parker, HR Coordinator

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