Careers2018-10-18T14:21:00+00:00
Russell Publishing staff outside their office in Brasted, Kent

Careers with Russell Publishing

Current vacancies

Department: Editorial
Type: Full Time
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing has an exciting opening for an editor to join the science division of our Editorial group with an opportunity to support the growth and delivery of our international information brands – European Pharmaceutical Review and Drug Target Review.

The company’s science division comprises three brands – European Pharmaceutical Review, Drug Target Review and New Food. All have expanded rapidly in the past two years with web traffic and visitors more than doubling. The brands have a number of channels, including magazines, websites, webinars, events and newsletters.

The successful candidate will manage and edit the European Pharmaceutical brand. The work also involves looking after a fast-growing group of industry contributors who specialise in a wide range of relevant content. Some international travel is required.

We’re looking for candidates with a good track record of working closely with advertising, marketing and events departments to optimise commercial success.

A scientific degree with further experience in scientific and business-to-business publishing would be helpful, but not essential.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for delivering content for the brands across all channels and targeting the appropriate to the audience – including website, email, print, video, podcast and webinar.
  • Research and write and/ or Commission authors/ industry experts to produce articles and features for the title via interviews, telephone and email, to grow and develop the brand.
  • Representing the publications at events in the UK and worldwide.
  • Forward plan each year’s issues considering market trends.
  • Identify future markets and new products with editorial & commercial potential.
  • Manage strategic partnerships with third parties in print and multimedia journalism.
  • Ensure copy delivered is cleared for press and working closely with the production team.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Degree in a scientific subject, journalism, communications or a related field, or related work experience.
  • Proven experience managing content for a publication in the B2B sector.
  • Proven digital B2B editorial experience, producing insight-driven journalism for news portals.
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • Strong proofing / subbing skills /attention to detail.
  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office is essential, including Word and Excel. Adobe creative packages would be advantageous but not essential.

Application:

Due to the nature of our location, applicants will require their own vehicle to travel to work.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to Nicola Gilmore, hr@russellpublishing.com

Department: Sales
Type: Full Time
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing has an exciting opening for an experienced Business Development Manager to join our Sales Team with an opportunity to generate revenue and support the growth and delivery of our international information brands.

The sales team are responsible for identifying and developing strong relationships with new and existing clients to generate revenue through bookings and sales of Russell Publishing’s portfolio of print and digital products.

UK and International travel to visit clients and to attend external industry events is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Generate new business and develop business relationships with new and existing clients.
  • Undertaking research and create proposals to meet client requirements.
  • Achievement of the sales target(s) on brand throughout the year and ensure that all deadlines are achieved.
  • Attendance at relevant exhibitions/conferences.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • B2B sales experience across a range of media including print, digital and creative solutions.
  • Excellent networking, communication and negotiation skills.
  • Extremely pro-active and driven by success, individually and as a team.
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a pressured environment.

Application:

Due to the nature of our location, applicants will require their own vehicle to travel to work.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to Nicola Gilmore, hr@russellpublishing.com

Department: Sales
Type: Full Time
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

The sales team are responsible for identifying and developing strong relationships with new and existing clients to generate revenue through bookings and sales of Russell Publishing’s portfolio of print, digital and event products.

UK and International travel to visit clients and to attend external industry events is required.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Networking and building relationships with clients.
  • Undertaking research and create proposals to meet client requirements.
  • Generating revenue, meeting KPIs and targets.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • The ideal applicant will have relevant B2B sales experience across a range of media including print, digital, events and creative solutions.
  • Excellent networking, communication and negotiation skills are essential to the role.
  • The candidate must be extremely pro-active and driven by success, individually and as a team.
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a pressured environment.
  • Knowledge of either the Science or Transport industry is not essential but would be advantageous.

Application:

Due to the nature of our location, applicants will require their own vehicle to travel to work.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to Nicola Gilmore, hr@russellpublishing.com

Department: Delegate Sales
Type: Full Time/Part Time
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing is currently looking for an experienced Sales Executive to join its Delegate Sales team.

The role is to work within a Delegate Sales department to generate sales and delegate bookings for Russell Publishing B2B events through cold-calling, following up in-coming leads and generating interest and awareness through networking.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Pro-actively and enthusiastically develop new business through telephone calls and other media tools.
  • Identify and develop relationships with potential new clients through research.
  • Follow up on marketing efforts to convert prospects into attendees.
  • Attendance at relevant exhibitions/ conferences with the possibility of international travel.

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Proven sales experience, ideally within events/ media sector.
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills.
  • Resilient and able to thrive in a pressured environment.
  • A quick learner with the intellectual curiosity to comprehend different markets and subject matter.

Application:

Due to the nature of our location, applicants will require their own vehicle to travel to work.

If you would like to apply, please send a covering letter, CV and salary expectations to Nicola Gilmore, hr@russellpublishing.com

Russell Publishing is committed to excellence through the recruitment of employees who possess an entrepreneurial spirit that keeps the business growing and achieving its potential.

The Russell Publishing offices are a vibrant place of work that encourages and supports staff development.

You could be working in our fantastic editorial team, our buzzing sales floor, be one of our marketing team who keep us up to date with all the latest communication trends and channels, or be part of our fabulous events team and work with our partners across the world.

If you are interested in joining us, please contact Nicola Gilmore:

T: +44 (0)1959 563311   |   E: hr@russellpublishing.com

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