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Business Development Manager (German speaking)

We are looking for a fluent German speaking sales professional to help support our global expansion. Your overall role is to deliver & maximize profitable long term sales across our German target markets and clients and ensure you and the company meet and exceed revenue and profitability targets. You will identify and research, lead and manage sales & business opportunities requiring a consultative approach to selling. You will work to expand the company’s market share… read more

QA Tester

We are looking for a QA Tester to join our expanding development team in our Central Brighton office. We’re looking for individuals who want to join a fast paced, energetic working environment and want to contribute to our growing, international team. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Are you an experienced tester? Do you want to work as part of a dynamic, talented support team? If you are the type… read more

Job board widgets and SEO

Integrating your job board with your existing website is a great way to drive traffic to your website. You can use iFrames or widgets to embed your job board content within an existing page. Displayed alongside your own editorial content, or on third party website, they are great for capturing the attention of passive job seekers – particularly when they are targeted at the right audience. Many of our publishing clients use widgets to promote… read more

Junior Software Developer

We are looking for a Junior Software Developer to join our expanding development team in our Central Brighton office. We’re looking for individuals who want to join a fast paced, energetic working environment and want to contribute to our growing, international team. Would you like to work with the world’s leading media organisations? Are you passionate about providing high quality technical service? Do you want to work as part of a dynamic, talented support team?… read more

Advertising and responsive design

According to the latest report from eMarketer, UK mobile advertising due to overtake the newspaper and magazine marketing by 2015*. Mobile ad spend is predicted to grow by 96% this year to £2.02bn in the UK, with experts anticipating this figure to reach £4.5bn by 2016. The report also forecasts that print advertising spend is likely to reduce, with the newspaper and magazine market set to lose £276m in the next 4 years. Increased investment… read more

Job board fundamentals: Measuring success

Over the years, I’ve worked with a number of job boards of varying shapes and sizes. One of the many frequent questions I’m asked is regarding how best to measure success. With so many different tools to hand from content management systems, Google analytics, third party marketing software and external campaigns; it’s easy to lose focus. We need to find a centre with which to orientate ourselves. Whilst there are endless statistics you can track… read more

The Madgex Commercial Forum – 26th June

Thursday, 26th June, 2014 | Covent Garden Hotel, 10 Monmouth St, London WC2H 9LF As part of our ongoing client event programme, we are hosting a commercial forum to discuss and highlight some areas of best practice with a fresh line up of speakers. Who should attend? This event is designed for senior sales and marketing decision makers responsible for the profitability of their online recruitment presence. Agenda & Speakers: 15.00 – Welcome and Introduction  … read more

Responsive web design and accessibility – a marriage made in heaven?

When we recently carried out an accessibility audit of our new responsive job board platform we were particularly keen to learn how the new platform design would perform compared to our previous version. Accessibility is an important issue in web design. Every individual using the internet has the right to access same information on the web and to have a positive and equal experience. Accessible design is about enabling access for every user, regardless of… read more

Writing an effective job advert – Getting the basics right

Whilst the majority of employers have a lot of success using job boards, less successful advertisers often ask ‘Why aren’t my adverts receiving more applicants?’ There can be numerous explanations for this and it is often a combination of more than one factor. In some cases, highly competitive markets and talent shortages can be to blame. In others, it may just be the job itself that is struggling to attract candidates due to factors such… read more

Madgex awarded Top Ten place in UK’s Best Workplace® awards

Last night Madgex achieved 8th place in the UK’s Best Workplace awards. The top 25 businesses in each of the three categories were announced at the ceremony in central London. The Great Place to Work® Institute UK, is part of the world’s largest consultancy specialising in workplace assessment and enhancement. Every year Great Place to Work® surveys 6,000 organisations around the world representing around 10 million employees. Madgex’s HR Director Hanna Smith has been fundamental… read more