Marketing Manager - Media (fixed term contract)
IOP Publishing are recruiting for a creative and commercially-focused Marketing Manager - Media who will be responsible for developing and delivering marketing strategies for the products within the Media Group. This is a fixed term contract covering maternity, initially for 6 months, with the possibility of extension
IOP Publishing’s Media Group consists of journalism, content management, advertising sales and production, product management, marketing, and business development. The Media Group produces the internationally renowned Physics World, in all its formats including print & digital magazines, website, special reports, webinars and podcasts, and also partners with many organisations for their media needs, including CERN and ESRF.
As Marketing Manager - Media, you will propose marketing strategies for products, to contribute to the delivery of Media Group strategic objectives. You will also be accountable for devising and implementing tactical marketing activities to deliver on these marketing plans, to budget, schedule, and meet agreed KPIs.
As the senior marketing role in the Media Group, you will be part of the Media management team, working closely with the Head of Media Group, Editor in Chief, Content & Product Lead, Business Development Manager and Group Advertising Manager, as well as other marketing teams throughout the business. You’ll also line manage the Media Operations Executive.
Successful applicants should demonstrate the following:
- Experience in Media/B2B marketing, with in-depth knowledge of marketing concepts, channels and tactics.
- Knowledge of print, online and multimedia publishing would be ideal.
- Solid understanding of GDPR.
- Strong problem-solving skills, including the ability to generate ideas and solutions.
- High-level communication and interpersonal skills in a variety of settings and styles, to manage multiple stakeholders, including external business relationships.
- Strong negotiation skills to be deployed when prioritising activity with sales, content and product management stakeholders.
- Excellent organization and time management skills.
- Experience/training in Continuous Improvement an advantage.
We know it is unusual for someone to tick every box so, if you don’t meet all the criteria, but demonstrate most of the skills and experience we are looking for, and have the enthusiasm to work with us, go ahead and apply.
What we offer:
In addition to a competitive salary, we offer employees an excellent pension scheme (up to 12% company contribution), discretionary annual bonus scheme, 25+ days holiday (not including bank holidays), standard 35-hour working week, volunteering days, and a comprehensive benefits package including private medical insurance, life assurance, and a range of flexible benefits such as cycle to work scheme, discounted gym membership, and healthcare cash plan.
Our modern and contemporary offices are based in the thriving city centre of Bristol, a stone’s throw away from Temple Meads train station, and within walking distance of Cabot Circus shopping centre, and numerous cafés and restaurants. Named on more than one occasion as the best city in the UK to live in, Bristol is a cosmopolitan and creative city boasting a historic harbour, internationally renowned cultural institutions and home to world-class festivals and events.
As there will not be a requirement for the person in this role to be in the office on a weekly basis, we are open to considering applicants from a wider geographical area who are happy to travel to Bristol a couple of times a month, subject to business needs.
To apply, please submit your CV and cover note through our careers site.
We aim to review applications soon after they are received, and will arrange interviews when there’s someone we’re keen to meet, so please don’t hold off applying until the closing date is approaching - we don’t want you, or us, to miss out!
IOP Publishing is an international scientific publisher, through which leading-edge research is distributed worldwide. Our rapidly expanding journals programme is published alongside other sources of scientific information in the form of eBooks, magazines and conference proceedings. Other publications include easily accessible community and regional websites. We are a world leader in the development of electronic publishing for the scientific community and have offices in Europe, Asia and the US. Working in the interests of science and scientists, we aim to maximise the impact of the research we publish.
IOP Publishing is central to the Institute of Physics, a not-for-profit society. Any financial surplus earned by IOP Publishing goes to supporting science through the activities of the Institute. With a continuing focus on growth, we recognise that every single person has a real part to play if we’re to achieve our aim of becoming the world’s leading publisher in our field.
IOP Publishing is an equal opportunity employer. Our goal is to ensure that diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) are built into our identity in a way that is natural and sustainable, visible through the work we produce, our company branding, our professional networks and the communities we serve and support, which includes our employees, talent communities and candidates. We particularly welcome applicants from under-represented backgrounds.