The Week: Media News - Virgin to slash workforce

Virgin Media has announced plans to axe around 15 per cent of its workforce, equivalent to up to 2,200 jobs, by 2012 as part of a restructure that aims to save £120 million a year.

The majority of the changes should be in place by the end of 2010. Neil Berkett, the Virgin Media chief executive, said: "These changes are critical to ensuring Virgin Media is positioned to compete effectively and deliver on our customers' changing expectations."


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Digital marketing executives oversee the online marketing strategy for their organisation. They plan and execute digital (including email) marketing campaigns and design, maintain and supply content for the organisation's website(s).