Business Development/Digital Publishing Manager

Job Overview

London, England
Job Type
Full Time
£30,000 - £70,000 Per Year
Date Posted
14 days ago

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Job Description

Rule are looking for sales-savvy talent with a keen business acumen to join our award-winning client in central London. The role is highly autonomous, requires immense work-ethic and is therefore extremely rewarding.

Our client is a highly recognized "freesheet" publishing house 100% dependent on advertising and sponsorship revenue. However, they do not distribute in the streets, they pay a fee to broadsheets who will print and distribute their publications. What sets our client apart is that content creators and revenue generators are not in separate divisions, but work under the same department: That is where you come in!

This approach creates a varied and challenging work environment, where revenue generators have in-depth product knowledge which gives them credibility in the marketplace. This has proven to be an incredible opportunity for previous hires to expand their network and sharpen their business acumen.

The role:

As a Digital Publishing Manager, you will have full project-management authority over five projects annually, from the start till their maturity once published. Your responsibilities will include:

Spearheading the search - Investigating the market for information gaps to report on.

Generating revenue - Pitching your report to C-suite directors across all industry sectors.

Sourcing content - Finding journalists and relevant content developers to produce the report.

Report development - Final say on front page design from your graphic design team.

Editorial Commissioning - As the paper’s editor you will sign-off on the final print.

The role is diverse and stimulating, with an emphasis on revenue generation through high-profile business development as well as creative activities.

What is in it for you?

On average, you can expect to earn a minimum of £14,000 in addition to their basic salary of £35,000. There are also several other performance-based rewards that come along each project you will be working on. High performing individuals can expect to earn up to £70,000 in their first year.

You’ll typically be promoted to 'Lead publisher within your second year which comes with and additional increase in basic salary of £6,000.

This is made possible by their extensive training and development opportunities.

The Candidate:

Previous sales experience is ideal but not a pre-requisite - however 12+ months commercial experience is required. You must be highly motivated as you will be expected to work independently after an initial period of training & shadowing.

Other necessary attributes that you will need:

- Incredible communication skills, both spoken and written.

- Interest in current business debate/publishing.

- Capable of demonstrating a sustainable high level of energy and enthusiasm.

- Strong academic background: a bachelor’s degree with a minimum of a 2:1 from a top 30 University (Business/Management/Economics or research related degree ideally).

RULE Recruitment is here to support you through the process, prepare you for interview and advise you on how to communicate your talents to perspective employers.

Realise your potential with RULE!

RULE Recruitment work with many leading recruitment agencies placing high calibre graduates and trainees into the UK’s best recruitment firms. We currently have many openings for Graduate Trainee Recruitment Consultants with a diverse range of firms from large corporate multinationals to cash rich and exciting start-ups. If you are looking to enter the world of recruitment as a Trainee Recruitment Consultant we can help you find the perfect firm for you. With 23,000 recruitment agencies, finding the right entry level job can be both tough and daunting. Upon receiving your application, we will give you a free consultation as well as discuss the various options to you within the recruitment market. We will arrange interviews for you with the leading recruitment agencies on your behalf and once confirmed, shall fully prepare you giving you the best chance to secure a trainee recruitment consultancy position.

We typically place people into the following positions: Trainee Recruiter, Graduate Recruiter, Recruitment Consultant, Graduate Recruitment Consultant, Trainee Recruitment Consultant, Permanent Recruitment Consultant, Entry level recruitment role.

We only place graduates into specialist Trainee Recruitment roles with sectors including Digital Recruitment, Technology Recruitment, Banking Recruitment, Financial Services and Accountancy Recruitment, Legal Recruitment, HR Recruitment, Public Sector Recruitment, Engineering Recruitment, Supply Chain and Procurement Recruitment, Change and Transformation, Life Sciences Recruitment and Executive Search and Selection


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