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Subscriptions and Marketing Executive

An exciting opportunity for a Subscriptions and Marketing Executive has been created at Apollo – one of the world’s most prestigious art magazines. Based in our offices overlooking St James’s Park, you will be part of our close-knit marketing team. With a naturally cheerful and outgoing personality, you will be confident, proactive, and able to prioritise and juggle multiple tasks.

This is a fantastic and varied role. You will be responsible for a variety of marketing tasks including:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Planning and executing magazine marketing material, working closely with the editorial team and graphic designer to do so
  • Working with the subscription marketing manager and the marketing director to grow subscriptions volumes and revenues through:
    • Increased acquisition activity, both through our own channels and through 3rd-party activity
    • Evolution and close monitoring of our renewal and retention efforts and CRM strategies
  • Reporting on all aspects of the subscriptions operation, tracking successes in conversion rates, as well as other KPIs
  • Supporting the digital marketing manager in planning, executing and tracking online marketing efforts
  • Liaising with our subscriptions bureau (Quadrant) to ensure that processes are running efficiently and according to brief
  • Overseeing online marketing efforts
    • Ensuring offers are appropriate and well marketed, and the online user experience is world class
    • Working with the team to develop and implement a new subscription strategy for the Apollo website within the next 12 months
  • Refining the processes for dealing with escalated customer service queries, helping to resolve these from head office if necessary
  • Keeping abreast of current trends in marketing, including both digital and more traditional methods

Key Skills and Knowledge:

  • Qualification to degree level, ideally with a relevant marketing qualification
  • A minimum of 3–6 months’ marketing experience, ideally in the publishing sector
  • Demonstrable experience of working with various CMS platforms
  • A keen interest in digital marketing is essential, together with an in-depth knowledge of online platforms such as web and social media
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • The ability to work to strict deadlines and capable of managing and prioritising the workload
  • The ability to work and thrive in a multi-tasking and fast-paced environment on your own and within a team
  • An analytical and methodical approach to work, with high level of attention to detail and numeracy
  • A keen interest in art and/or art history would be beneficial
  • Previous experience of using analytical packages such as Google Analytics would be beneficial
  • Excellent skills in Word, Excel and PowerPoint

To apply: Please email a current CV to recruitment@apollomag.com, together with some thoughts on what you could bring to the role. Please also include your current salary and, if applicable, your notice period.

The deadline for applications is Friday 12 October 2018. If you haven’t heard from us by Friday 26 October 2018, please assume that on this occasion you haven’t been selected for an interview.

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