Quality Cottages and Quality Unearthed are owned by members of the Rees family. Tim Rees in the General Manager for both companies. Quality Cottages is a well established leading Welsh holiday cottage agency, Quality Unearthed is a pioneering holiday agency focused on alternative, eco and glamping holidays. The position involves working with Tim Rees to expand the businesses, whilst carefully monitoring income and expenditure. Marketing experience of both online and offline strategy is needed. Off-line marketing - working with our existing team, various outsourced companies and consultants to plan, implement and analyse print advertising, brochure creation, trade shows. Work within a given budget. It is essential that you have a proven track record of on-line marketing - to manage our small team of programmers, consultants and outsourced companies to focus on the SEO of www.qualitycottages.co.uk and www.qualityunearthed.co.uk using the most current and advanced tools available. Other strategies to oversee include referral sites, PPC campaigns, social media, creative content will also need to be coordinated within the overall marketing plan, branding and budget guidelines. You will need to manage a team who are based in Pembrokeshire but with members in Devon, Brighton, Berkhamsted and Berlin. Communication is largely via skype. Ensure the team, budgets and projects are kept on schedule. Oversee the software used to help increase our property portfolios, implement changes as necessary and maintain strict timetables. Create procedural documents and implement where necessary. Advise and discuss with Tim Rees and team leaders, ideas and direction forward for the company. Implement agreed strategy. Communicate with owners where necessary - particularly if they have a web related problem. You will need an advanced understanding of on and off-line marketing strategies with experience in both. You will need a calm friendly and supportive communication style in management as well as an ability to interpret analytics software such as GA an others. Salary £40,000 per annum initially. £900 of Welsh cottage holidays annually. American Fortnight working conditions - (4 days one week, 5 days the next) assuming projects are on schedule and excluding bank holidays. If you have any questions about this role, contact Tim via email or call 01348 83 78 71. Please apply for the role using the link below. NO AGENCIES.
In this role you'll be instrumental in researching and developing methods, algorithms and infrastructures that transform the usability, utility and value of open data for large and diverse audiences. You'll apply your world-class research and engineering skills and experience to problems of data discovery, cleansing, summarisation and integration, and be instrumental in shaping the ODI's response to these challenges. Drawing on your expertise and experience in computing science research and large-scale data engineering, you'll be ideally placed to make unique and high-impact contributions to this emerging field. Your deliverables will be project-specific, but include the following: high quality open source code and prototype systems novel techniques and algorithms technical reports and publishable research papers With a PhD in computer science or a related numerate discipline (or equivalent professional experience in an academic or commercial research environment) you must be able to demonstrate exceptional knowledge of data mining, hands on experience of large-scale data engineering and a solid grounding in the field of open data. Strong written and oral communication skills will also be essential for success in this role, as will a passion for data collection management and analysis whilst evidencing best practice. The ODI is a vibrant, fascinating, and (most importantly) great fun place to work. We do everything we can collaboratively and in the open which is both exhilarating and challenging. The combination of a small team, global focus, and incredible breadth of opportunity make for a uniquely stimulating environment. Click here to see the full role profile. To apply for this role please submit the following to Carlina George using the apply button below by the closing date :- a resume/curriculum vitae an example of your writing from a research context (e.g. a paper or report) your report on the assignment described below Assignment: Summarising and Characterising Datasets When working with datasets large and small, it can be hard to get a representative oversight of the shape and nature of the data they contain. Addressing this issue requires effective and scalable techniques for data summarisation and characterisation. Produce a report, maximum 2 pages, outlining how you would approach this topic from a research perspective. Some example issues to consider include: which features to extract from the data; how to combine these into a summary of the dataset; how to engineer this to work at scale. Closing date for applications: 12:00 pm on 24 September 2014 First stage interviews : 6th October 2014 Second stage interviews : 10th October 2014 Note to Applicants Non-EU Nationals please note - The ODI has a legal responsibility to ensure that all employees are entitled to live and work in the UK. It is unlikely that we would be able to obtain a Certificate of Sponsorship for this job. Therefore, in most cases it is unlikely that we will be able to consider applications from candidates who require a visa to work in the UK. For further information on eligibility to work in the UK please visit the UK Border Agency website at www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk.
The Faculty of Arts, Creative Industries and Education within UWE Bristol is seeking to appoint a research Fellow to support and develop the Bristol & Bath by Design Project, funded by the AHRC and Design Council, as the lead researcher. The principal aim of the project will be to provide a detailed analysis of the economic and cultural value of the design-led sector in the Bristol and Bath region, by deploying both quantitative and qualitative methods. This analysis will reveal how the complex design ecology of the Bristol/Bath region works and its importance to the regional and national economy. This role will use statistical analysis research methods to scope the design landscape and broader geographic area and undertake analysis of existing codes and economic data within existing literature. The post holder will be expected to make a major contribution to the publication of the research outputs and developing innovative means of dissemination and the application of the research outcomes. This post is fixed term for 18 months from 1st November 2014 - 30th April 2016. Please see the Further Particulars and Project Overview for more information. Salary band £31,342 - £37,394 Key selection criteria You will have: A higher degree in an appropriate discipline, preferably at PhD level Excellent research skills appropriate to the role, the applicant must be able to demonstrate that they can use creativity to analyse and interpret research data and draw conclusions on the outcomes. Creative thinking and ability to go beyond the descriptive. Ability to develop innovative analysis approaches An engagement with research in the discipline and evidence of a potential research trajectory. Familiarity with key publications and conferences in the field and their submission processes. Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken. Excellent interpersonal skills working with colleagues both internal to UWE and external stakeholders. Experience of developing objectives and leading a research project either as an individual or as part of a collaborative team. Experience of developing appropriate analysis methods for data collected and undertaking creative and analytical analysis. Analysis should be with a view to providing project reports and developing suitable research outputs that show innovative thinking in the field. Experience of applying for funding and working within budget constraints and multiple deadlines.
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