Commercial Brand Lead

Our Media Bristol United Kingdom up to £30,000 + 30% OTE
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Company Description

Our Media is a leading special-interest content business, based in the buzzing, creative city of Bristol. We're home to market-leading brands in craft, cycling, science and nature, homes and music.


We help our audiences pursue their passions through highly trusted, original content – in print, video and online. Our much-loved brands include BBC Science Focus, BBC Wildlife Magazine, Your Home, Gathered.how, BikeRadar and Cycling Plus.

Position

As a Commercial Brand Lead, your primary focus will be driving digital revenue growth on our Homes & Craft portfolio, leading the digital side of the portfolio together wth the Ad Manager, expanding the client base, and building strong relationships with clients. This will be 80% of your focus. You would be instrumental in identifying new digital business opportunities, developing sales strategies, and contributing to the overall success and profitability of your brand group and OM.


You will also be the brand contact for all areas of the business. This will take 20% of your time, and will involve attending all brand meetings, informing the wider sales team of strategic opportunities, and making sure the brand strategies align across the company.


For a full list of responsibilities, please see the job spec.

Requirements

Essential:

  • Digital media sales experience
  • Experience in being a senior member of the sales team, inspiring and supporting team to be the best they can be
  • Proven understanding of and a track record of succeeding within the digital media sales landscape
  • Able to show excellent communication skills and can demonstrate strong relationships with multiple internal stakeholders
  • Experience successfully selling integrated advertising solutions to clients and associated agencies, from buyer to account director level
  • Proven ability to think both strategically and laterally to drive value from a client portfolio in a complex and stakeholder driven environment
  • Proven record delivering new business revenue across multiple platforms
  • Experience putting together quality pitches and presentations

Preferred:

  • Understanding of video based advertising formats
  • Experience of pitching and delivering integrated partnerships and print display opportunities to larger clients

Other information

We respect and value differences. We believe that when people from different backgrounds and with different perspectives work together, we can create the most value for our people, readers, customers, and society. If you are excited about this role but your experience doesn't align perfectly with everything listed in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway, as you may still be a good fit for this or other roles.


We’re striving to create a more diverse and inclusive environment and to ensure our content is representative of all our audiences. We have established five internal D&I network groups to help our people feel supported and included, and to provide an open environment for people to network, mentor and exchange ideas, solutions, and experiences. If there is anything we can do to make our recruitment process more accessible for you, please do let us know at [email protected].


Flexible and hybrid working

We know we create great things and have fun when we come together in person and collaborate. We also know that working from home brings great benefits in terms of being able to focus on our work, and manage our personal lives around our roles. With this in mind, we have established a hybrid working pattern, with 60% of the working week spent in the office.

Our people also benefit from a flexi time policy, and a flexi location policy which gives everyone the opportunity to work from another location for two weeks during the year.

We are open to discussion about flexible working requests for any flexibility needs not covered by these policies.


Company benefits include

  • Pension contribution matched to 5%
  • Season ticket loan
  • Hybrid working pattern, flexi start/finish time
  • 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, plus Christmas closure, plus your birthday off
  • Option to buy/sell up to 5 days holiday a year
  • Social committee, regular in-house learning events
  • 4x life assurance

Our values

We strongly believe that work is not just about what we achieve, but how we achieve it. We want our people to thrive and develop, and we want to effect positive change in the world.

We have an ambitious and robust sustainability strategy, which includes a zero-to-waste, renewable-energy-fuelled office at Eagle House, the complete removal of single-use plastics from our supply chain, and a roadmap to be fully carbon neutral by 2030.


To put that spirit at the heart of our business, we recently co-created a set of values with input from everyone here. Our values are:

  • · Be kind
  • · Always curious
  • · Be the best we can be

Apply today to take the next step in your career with Our Media.


Please note, we review CVs on an ongoing basis and may close the role early due to high interest, If you're interested in joining us, we encourage you to apply as soon as possible!