Magazines – Commercial Department
18-month fixed-term contract
At Egmont we are passionate about children’s publishing. We are seeking an Associate Publisher to join our magazines team.
Working on a selection of market leading children’s magazines, this role requires an individual who can take responsibility for the title level management of a selection of magazine titles. The AssociatePublisher will be responsible for implementing the title level strategy and providing close and effective P&L management.
The role includes budgeting responsibility and the implementation of publishing plans to meet commercial objectives. It requires an individual who has the ability to implement new and existing product development, as well as maintaining the commercial viability of the established business. The Associate Publisher will work in close partnership with the Publishing Director and a range of departments, including Global divisions and creative teams, to implement and deliver the publishing plan.
This is an exciting role that requires an enthusiastic, collaborative and confident individual who has the ability to communicate clearly and effectively.
To be considered for this opportunity you will have been working in a commercial environment, preferably within a licensing, FMCG or publishing organisation. Experience of the children’s market is an advantage but not essential. Reporting to the Publishing Director, our ideal candidate will be professional and self-motivated, with an impressive record of accomplishment in their previous roles.
The successful candidate will have:
* Initiative, enthusiasm and a ‘can do’ attitude
* Strong interpersonal and communications skills
* Ability to collaborate and contribute in variety of forums
* Solid planning and analytical skills with a good eye for detail
* Organised and able to juggle many things at once
* Ability to adapt to a fast-paced and changing environment
* Above all you must be enthusiastic about children’s magazine publishing!
For more information and to apply please follow THIS LINK.
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Please note that we do not accept CV’s.
Closing date: 23rd June 2019
Egmont is the UK’s top specialist children’s publisher selling almost 40 million books and magazines each year for babies to teens. The company is home to some of the world’s best-loved authors, illustrators and characters such as Michael Morpurgo, Andy Stanton and Lemony Snicket plus Winnie-the-Pooh, Tintin, Mr Men, Thomas & Friends, Paw Patrol and Disney’s Princess.
Egmont UK is part of the Egmont Group which was founded in 1878. It is Scandinavia’s leading media group and Europe’s largest children’s publisher telling stories through books, magazines, film, TV, music, games and mobile in 30 countries throughout the world.