AEM Content Editor

AEM Content Editor

Job Introduction

Are you looking for a new challenge in Selfridges that gives you the chance to get creative and use your knowledge of the business to take Digital to the next level?  Looking for a company that wants to help further your career in Digital as well as provide you with an exciting, inspiring and fun place to work?  

If the answer to all of these questions is ‘yes’ then you’re just the kind of person we’re looking for! 

Role Responsibility

As our AEM Content Editor, you will support and enable us to deliver an exceptional ominchannel experience through content, and support the Senior Digital Development & Content Manager in delivering the Selfridges campaigns. Focusing on supporting the Online Trading and Operations functions, you will ensure the website is maintained to the highest standard and always maintains its customer-centric approach. A keen eye for detail is a must, as you will be carrying out regular quality checks, making sure content follows e-commerce and SEO best practices.​

As AEM Content Editor you will:​

  • Communicate across multiple departments within the business for all aspects of managing site content within AEM.​

  • Take ownership of building weekly homepages, editorial pages and ad-hoc content within AEM for international website variations​

  • Liaise with the Online Trading and Production teams to ensure all expected content is available within the allocated timescales. E.g. Missing links and featured products​

  • Support the Editorial team with ad hoc content changes in AEM e.g. site information, restaurant and store pages​

  • Be a key part of the sign off process for content before it goes live, and action any amends required from the wider business​

  • Continuously optimise the client's ways of working to ensure business needs are delivered to meet goals​

  • Provide best practice recommendations and monitor insights to spot trends and opportunities to optimise content

The Ideal Candidate

  • Experienced. With a background as a Content Editor with previous Adobe Experience Manager experience, and prior experience building content pages and maintaining websites.​

  • Knowledgeable. With a strong knowledge of Content Management Systems, including AEM​. And experience in coding

  • A great team player. Knowing how to support and guide others in order get the best out of people, using your sound leadership abilities. ​

  • A clear communicator. You will communicate clearly, effectively and efficiently, and have the ability to collaborate with the wider business build relationships​

  • Organised and proactive. You are able to multi-task, prioritise and work to tight deadlines, whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail​

  • Customer focused. You will have the maturity and initiative to do what it takes to achieve results with the end customer always at the forefront​

  • Focused and self-motivated . Have the ability to work effectively to drive projects to completion and sustain productivity​

  • An example of our values, a trusted and respected colleague​

This guide represents a summary of the role, however all team members are expected to be flexible in the work they undertake, which may change from time to time, according to the needs of the business

This job is a brilliant opportunity to join a close-knit team who are incredibly passionate about taking Digital to the next level. If you’re looking to come into a new role and make a real impact, then this will be perfect for you.

About the Company

Our creative spirit

We are more than a shop. We are a social space where culture and commerce collide to release an energy that we call the Selfridges spirit. We are here to make our world brighter, and everyone is welcome.

Our awards cabinet

We’re not ones to brag, but since you asked...Selfridges has won the award for The World’s Best Department Store an unprecedented four times at the IGDS awards, with an additional award for the Best Sustainability Campaign. 

Our future

Since 1909 we have been at the forefront of retail and today our stores in London, Manchester and Birmingham – alongside and the Selfridges App – continue to redefine the way we shop and socialise. As a Selfridges team member, you will learn what it takes to consistently drive innovation, success and amazing customer experiences.


There are lots of reasons to be excited about joining Team Selfridges – from our fantastic team member communities to volunteer days and behind-the-scenes Selfridges experiences throughout the year.

Other benefits and rewards include:

• Generous bonus and/or commission scheme

• Discounted gym memberships

• Pension contributions 

• Annual travel pass and cycle to work schemes

• A volunteer day for all team members

• Access to a wide range of training programmes to help your career development



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