Careers 2018-06-18T09:00:03+00:00
Russell Publishing staff outside their office in Brasted, Kent

Careers with Russell Publishing

Current vacancies

Department: Finance
Type: Part Time – 4 days per week
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing is currently looking for an experienced Senior Accounts Administrator to join its Finance team on a part time basis.

The role is to work within the finance department to process and support the finance function of the business across sales and purchase ledger, banking, payments, expenses, and preparing reports and working closely with the Finance Manager.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processing of media/ sponsorship/ delegate sales orders
  • Manage sales and purchase ledgers
  • Process bank payments and receipts
  • Maintain bank records and reconciliations
  • Process and reconcile Credit card and other expenses
  • Complete UK tax and EU Sales returns
  • Complete International VAT returns

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • At least 10 years’ experience working within an accounts/ finance department
  • Excellent communication and organisation skills
  • High attention to detail, flexibility and the ability to prioritise and work under pressure to meet targets
  • Excellent IT skills – Microsoft Office is essential, including Word and Excel (min. intermediate level). Knowledge of Greentree accounting software 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: Editorial
Type: Full Time
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing is currently looking for an experienced Editorial Assistant/ Sub Editor/ Junior Editor to join its Editorial team on a fixed term contract to cover maternity leave.

The successful candidate will be one of a team responsible for correcting, re-writing and proofing editorial copy for the company’s six brands. The content needs to be prepared for both print and digital channels.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Rewriting copy produced by contributors and in-house writers
  • Sub-editing a wide range of technical and business articles and news stories
  • Proof-reading of copy and finished print pages
  • Seamless co-ordination of workflow with the in-house content team

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Sub-editing experience in business publications would be advantageous
  • The skill to make complicated technical content accessible to a professional reader
  • The ability to work quickly and accurately while handling large volumes of content
  • Excellent communication skills

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

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 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 Team
Type: Full Time – 6 week fixed term placement
Location: Brasted, Westerham, Kent

Summary:

Russell Publishing is currently looking for a Market Research Assistant for a fixed term contract (initially 6 weeks). The role is to work as part of our Delegate Sales team who are responsible for the generation of sales and delegate bookings for Russell Publishing B2B events through cold-calling, following up in-coming leads and generating interest and awareness through networking. 

The role involves the verification and consolidation of existing data records as well as conducting targeted research to procure new data sets and expand on existing ones. These records are then used to procure delegate attendees to our events within the Transport and Food sectors. You will work closely with the Delegate Sales Manager to report on progress, training and guidance will be provided.

2018 events include:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Market research
  • Verification and consolidation of data
  • Gain a sound understanding of the event core subject matter, research current and upcoming industry events
  • Populate data into CRM and excel spreadsheets

Key Skills/Requirements:

  • Previous research experience
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
  • Polite telephone manner
  • A creative approach is beneficial to undertake research to source and generate leads
  • Excellent interpersonal skills – for both internal and external contacts
  • Experience with internet/ social media / business networking sites (Linkedin etc)
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools – Outlook, Word and Excel

Application:

Russell Publishing is a family run publishing and conference business producing international B2B magazines and conferences.

The company was established in 1992 and is based in a rural setting between Sevenoaks and Westerham with limited public transport so a car is essential for travel.

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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