Subscriptions Marketing Manager, minimum 6 month Fixed Term Contract

Our Media Bristol United Kingdom up to £30,000 Hybrid
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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

We are looking for a Subscriptions Marketing Manager to join our Subscriptions department to cover maternity leave. The role is a fixed term contract for a minimum of 6 months.


Working within the subscriptions department, this role is key in delivering plans to drive subscriptions volume across a selection of magazines and renewals across the portfolio.


The Marketing Manager is responsible for executing direct marketing campaigns for their specific basket of titles aswell as working with the Senior Direct Marketing Manager and Subscriptions Director on overall strategy for the portfolio. They will maximise magazine subscription sales and contribution across their allocated portfolio of titles, identifying and championing all opportunities for further growth and taking full responsibility of the title’s P&L. These will dovetail within the overall department vision as outlined by the Subscriptions Director.


As Marketing Manager you will also be encouraged to take an active role and contribute and take the lead on cross-departmental projects. This will include areas such as digital channels, the Christmas campaign, brandsites and other seasonal portfolio projects promoting subscriptions across the wider portfolio.


This is a great opportunity for an experienced Marketing Manager or a highly driven Marketing Executive who is looking for a step up.


For a full list of responsibilities, please see the job description (below)

Requirements

Essential

  • Direct marketing experience - experience executing direct response marketing campaigns, sound knowledge of marketing & digital principles with an understanding of customer journey optimisation and conversion rate optimisation
  • Experience in paid social marketing
  • Analytical mindset - able to use data to influence commercial decision-making
  • Experience using Google Analytics
  • Strong organisation skills and excellent attention to details
  • Strong presentation, influencing, and general communication skills

Preferred

  • Experience in magazine subscription marketing

For more info on the requirements for this role, please see the job description.

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!