Website Manager

Alan Turing Institute London United Kingdom Communications and Engagement
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Company Description

Named in honour of Alan Turing, the Institute is a place for inspiring, exciting work and we need passionate, sharp, and innovative people who want to use their skills to contribute to our mission to make great leaps in data science and AI research to change the world for the better.

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The Institute’s Communications and Engagement Directorate is at the heart of the Turing’s work to lead the public conversation on data science and AI. Ensuring the Institute has a vibrant, engaging, accessible and audience-focused website is crucial to the growth of our brand, and integral to the Institute’s new strategy.


This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced digital professional to join a fast-paced team responsible for promoting the pioneering research and activities of The Alan Turing Institute.

The Website Manager will maintain and improve the Institute’s website and take the lead on managing future development of the site from a technical and editorial perspective. The role-holder will also be responsible for ensuring our online content is engaging, accessible and on brand, and ensure our innovative digital content drives audience engagement on the web. This role requires excellent technical skills, experience of managing a third-party agency, and an understanding of how to work with experts to turn technical content into accessible stories for different audiences. Importantly, the role-holder will have energy and enthusiasm for the Institute’s mission and activities and willingness to get involved in a range of tasks.

The Website Manager will report to the Head of Communications and Marketing and work closely with a busy communications team building a major brand in tech, academia and industry. This is an opportunity to work independently and grow your skills in an open and collaborative environment at a pivotal time in the evolution of the Turing’s website.


Website & analytics

  • Responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the Turing website and including liaison with third party web agency
  • Implementing new tools to improve the reach, engagement and impact of the website
  • Ensure audience focused content drives our web development
  • Lead on the collection of digital analytics to ensure proper evaluation of work and constant improvement
  • Lead on any future project work and development related to “phase two” activity
  • Responsible for the running of web inbox
  • Delivering ongoing website training for the Institute’s growing network of staff and researchers
  • Ensuring the website complies with security and GDPR requirements, brand guidelines, and follows UX best practice
  • Ongoing optimisation of tracking and implementing changes (through Google Analytics, Google Tag Manager, SiteImprove etc)

Content editor & branding

  • Ensure that our content is accessible, meets accessibility standards, is regularly reviewed against these standards, and is supported by our commitment to EDI
  • Oversee management of digital marketing activities and opportunities across the digital marketing mix -
  • Ensure the Turing’s content and storytelling are at the forefront of
  • Providing insight into any business or commercial opportunities that open up with a greater digital presence
  • Responsible for creating new website content from across the organisation. Managing the devolved content model, working closely with devolved editors on training to update the website, and putting a system in place to monitor updates
  • Editing technical copy to be accessible for broader audiences and optimised for web, and sourcing visuals for the website in line with our brand
  • Supporting staff across the organisation to deliver visually appealing and on-brand presentations and content for both online and offline use
  • Supporting the wider organisation with copy-editing, science communications and writing for the web
  • Providing relevant training, troubleshooting and support for team colleagues with the CMS


  • Extensive training, development and or qualifications in Drupal CMS, web design, UX and Google Analytics
  • Knowledge of UX fundamentals and best practice, and knowledge of website standards and good practice, such as accessibility and fair image use
  • Extensive knowledge of HTML, bug and error troubleshooting
  • A track record in developing innovative, excellent web content
  • Experience of using design software and working to brand guidelines
  • Professional experience using web content management systems, specifically Drupal CMS
  • Substantial experience writing and editing primarily for an online audience
  • Confident communications skills, with the ability to influence and persuade individuals from different disciplines to deliver excellent online outputs.
  • Ability to adopt appropriate data analysis methods for the purpose, and produce simple reports to present the findings

Please see the job description for a full breakdown of the duties, responsibilities and person specification

Other information


If you are interested in this opportunity, please click the apply button below. You will need to register on the applicant portal and complete the application form including your CV and covering letter. If you have questions about the role or would like to apply using a different format, please contact us on 020 3862 3533 or email

If you are an internal applicant and wish to apply, please send your CV and Cover Letter directly to and your application will be considered.

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: Tuesday 21st February 2023 at 23:59


This full time post is offered on a permanent basis. The annual salary is £36,236 - £40,000 plus excellent benefits, including flexible working and family friendly policies,

The Alan Turing Institute is based at the British Library, in the heart of London’s Knowledge Quarter.

We are currently assessing the results of our hybrid working trial, which ran for six months. We will soon publish a long-term workplace policy: as a guide, we anticipate this will be between 2-4 days per month. Some roles may require the jobholder to spend a greater number of days in the office, but the hiring manager will be able to confirm this during the interview.


The Alan Turing Institute is committed to creating an environment where diversity is valued and everyone is treated fairly. In accordance with the Equality Act, we welcome applications from anyone who meets the specific criteria of the post regardless of age, disability, ethnicity, gender reassignment, marital or civil partnership status, pregnancy and maternity, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation.

We are committed to building a diverse community and would like our leadership team to reflect this. We therefore welcome applications from the broadest spectrum of backgrounds.

We are committed to making sure our recruitment process is accessible and inclusive.

This includes making reasonable adjustments for candidates who have a disability or long-term condition. Please contact us at to find out how we can assist you.

Please note all offers of employment are subject to obtaining and retaining the right to work in the UK and satisfactory pre-employment security screening which includes a DBS Check.

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