Senior Marketing Operations Manager

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Date: Sep 20, 2022

Location: London, GB

Company: Springer Nature Group

Springer Nature opens the doors to discovery for researchers, educators, clinicians and other professionals. Every day, around the globe, our imprints, books, journals, platforms and technology solutions reach millions of people. For over 175 years our brands and imprints have been a trusted source of knowledge to these communities and today, more than ever, we see it as our responsibility to ensure that fundamental knowledge can be found, verified, understood and used by our communities – enabling them to improve outcomes, make progress, and benefit the generations that follow.

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Senior Marketing Operations Manager

Fixed term maternity cover contract

London, Kings Cross

Closing date: 4th October 2022


Springer Nature advances discovery by publishing robust and insightful research, supporting the development of new areas of knowledge, making ideas and information accessible around the world, and leading the way on open access. Key to this is our ability to provide the best possible service to the whole research community. We are an ambitious and dynamic organisation, and home to some of the best-known names in research, educational and professional publishing.




Email Marketing Operations is a team of digital marketing specialists that is responsible for the support and execution of email marketing at Springer Nature. The team sits within the Research Marketing department, and functions as a service provider to marketing colleagues. The aim of the team is to execute email marketing campaigns as briefed by marketing colleagues, support standard campaign operations, provide quality assurance, basic technical support and increase marketing automation.


Springer Nature is currently seeking a Senior Marketing Operations Manager as a 12 month maternity cover role. The role will require a person to have pervious management experience, work in close collaboration with Planning and Strategic marketers, providing high-level campaign consultancy and to ultimately improving both the efficiency and impact of our email marketing activities.



  • Gather requirements from marketers, giving advice on what’s best for their campaign and ensuring a deadline has been agreed upon
  • Sending complex, high-volume personalized campaigns to large data groups, ensuring all campaigns have been tested and quality assured before deploying. 
  • Report on the status of projects to marketers and chase if there are missing parts or issues
  • Segment data to create target groups that’s been agreed upon and ensure the correct format has been used
  • Report any technical bugs with SAP Marketing Cloud to the relevant team members, and test bug fixes
  • Manage 3 off-shore team members ensuring workloads manageable, delegate workload, ensure deadlines are met, deal with any discrepancies and issues that may arise


  • Experience in SAP Hybris Marketing or any other leading marketing automation solution; building, customizing and delivering campaigns and programs, and reporting on results
  • Excellent communication skills at senior stakeholder level
  • Project management skills; ability to work on multiple campaign briefs at the same time, ensuring executional accuracy and stakeholder communication are optimized throughout.
  • Excellent management skills able to mentor and motivate the team
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills/ problem-solving skills
  • Strong organizational and planning skills



  • Familiar with SAP Hybris Marketing Customer & Contact Profile
  • Experience with HTML, JavaScript is a plus
  • Experience with database systems or data integration a plus
  • Training in CRM, web analytics, online marketing, eMarketing, other marketing automation and/or email marketing tools are also desirable

At Springer Nature, we value the diversity of our teams and work to build an inclusive culture, where people are treated fairly and can bring their differences to work and thrive. We empower our colleagues and value their diverse perspectives as we strive to attract, nurture and develop the very best talent.

Springer Nature was awarded Diversity Team of the Year at the 2022 British Diversity Awards. Find out more about our DEI work here.

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