Marketing Co-ordinator NOT AVAILABLE

  • Location : London , United Kingdom

  • Salary : Competitive

  • Posted : 12-04-2022

  • Position: Full time

  • Job Division: Seymour

Job Description

Are you a whizz at preparing and presenting accurate data to influence decisions and get magazines sold nationwide? Then this is the role for you!

You will work within Seymour’s Client Services team, supporting the Newstrade Marketing Controller with the management of a leading Children’s Publisher. Your primary focus will be to analyse and assess the retail sales performance of the Children’s Market and the client’s portfolio, by maximising the use of the data available. The objective being to influence the sales of the portfolio, supporting profitability and activating their brands in the retail environment. This will entail accurately monitoring & reporting upon portfolio and title level performance versus objectives & the market, presenting this to internal teams and publisher stakeholders.

You will also offer expertise to the client’s commercial team as well as within the Seymour Client Services department. You will be playing your part in helping children to be entertained, informed, inspired, and discover the joy that comes with reading a magazine, the ultimate treat with benefits for curious little minds.

Key Accountabilities

  • Relationship Builder - developing best in class customer relationships with our publishing clients and internal and external trading partners.
  • Consumer focused – become a Consumer Insight ‘specialist’, developing insights and helps turn them into action.
  • Analytical – provides market intelligence of the children’s sector & the client’s performance. Be responsible for key reports for the team, publishing clients and external partners.
  • Uses data to influence decisions - utilising available data & converting it into a presentable format to influence activation at retail and support retail negotiations.
  • Commercial - use available data to review the effectiveness of trade marketing investment to ensure the best return on investment and tracks retail performance for key multiples for internal and external purposes.
  • Presentation skills - present effectively to retailers, internal Seymour departments and the client when necessary.
  • Accurate administration - to accurately input retail activity into the magazine promotional booking system and become a proficient user of company systems.

The role of the Trade Marketing Executive at Seymour will see you working with one of the UK’s leading publishers to find opportunities to maximise their presence and sales at UK retailers. The Children’s Magazine sector is now the second largest on the UK Newsstand and a category that has performed very positively over the last two years. The sector continues to go from strength to strength and our client is consistently innovating and launching new titles.


Great training and flexible benefits

Additional Information

This role is based in London with some hybrid working.

Essential Skills

Who you are?

  • A team player, who is good at building trust and long-term relationships.
  • You are self-motivated, well organised and good at meeting deadlines.
  • A strong communicator, good at getting your point across clearly and concisely
  • You are also a good listener, have empathy and understand how to get the best out of those around you.
  • You have strong analytical skills and are inquisitive about data.
  • You possess an exceptional eye for detail.

Please state your salary expectations when applying.

About Company

The Frontline Group is made up of Frontline, Seymour, Gold Key Media and Routes to Retail.  We’re the market leading UK Distributor and the biggest global exporter of magazines. This means in your career you will have the opportunity to work with some of the most exciting and iconic magazine brands as well as on titles that operate with highly engaged and passionate audiences.  Our publishers produce market leading brands such as Radio Times, Good Housekeeping, Closer, Autocar, Paw Patrol, Grazia, Vogue, Slimming World, Match of the Day, National Geographic and many more.  As a Distributor we work closely with UK and International retailers, wholesale, International Distributors and other parts of the supply chain to ensure our publishers sales, retail marketing and distribution objectives are met.   

The Frontline Group is owned by two of the world’s leading publishing companies, Bauer Media and Immediate Media Company. This will give you the opportunity to grow your career across a number of different businesses and functions, including trade marketing, publishing, brand marketing, sales, finance and supply chain. We strongly believe in developing our own people and have a great track record of taking people from account exec level through to senior positions within the Group. 

Our teams are made up of the most talented and widely respected people in our industry and are seen as the experts in their fields.  At the Frontline Group we celebrate our differences and seek to ensure everyone feels welcome, trusted and valued for being their authentic selves. 

Bring ‘You’ to the interview 

Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of everything we do. We want to make sure that our selection processes are as fair as they can possibly be, providing a level playing field for anyone who wants to come and work with us. Therefore, if you require any adjustments to an interview process, please feel free to get in touch with who will be happy to discuss your needs in complete confidence and we will do everything we can to make this a fair opportunity. 

We want to make sure that we find the best people to work in our teams, and one of the ways we do this by ensuring that all our roles reflect a hybrid approach, a combination of in-office and remote working.

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