Trade Marketing Executive/Trade Marketing Manager

22 Nov 2012
19 Dec 2012
Future Publishing
Publishing, Retail
Contract Type
Full Time

Trade Marketing Executive/Trade Marketing Manager - Bath or London

We are looking for either a trade marketing manager or an experienced trade marketing executive to join a well established and industry leading trade marketing team.

As a trade marketing professional you will be involved in the planning, implementation and review of trade marketing and circulation strategies across an assigned portfolio of magazines. in an effort to tie in with the title's overall strategies but to ultimately maximise contribution. This challenging and diverse role will involve building and maintaining commercial relationships with retail buyers as well as internal and external stakeholders.

You'll be responsible for delivering effective and efficient trade marketing strategies whilst driving circulation growth and profitability through existing outlets and the exploitation of new retail opportunities. You will ensure that all trade marketing investment is planned based upon expected levels of ROI whilst meeting previously agreed title level objectives.

You'll have demonstrable experience of trade marketing and / or category management skills and experience of newspaper or magazine circulation principles would be a useful asset. Your background could be either within publishing, retail or classic FMCG, but it's essential that you are commercially minded, and that you will be keen to develop on your previous exposure by working with our assigned newsstand distributor and key retail partners. You will be able to demonstrate superb communication, negotiation and analytical skills. Alongside this you will have an excellent eye for detail and ideally an understanding of the UK retail environment, magazine distributors and the magazine wholesale network.

If this sounds like your next challenge we would love to hear from you. To apply for the role you'll need to submit your CV and a covering letter telling us why you would be suitable for this role.