Graduate Account Executive – Trade Marketing

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The UK’s leading distributor of household name consumer magazines (Vogue, Grazia, BBC Top Gear and >100 others) is looking for a Graduate Account Executive – Trade Marketing ensuring that UK titles are on sale around the globe, profitably.  This is an interesting position which offers career openings internally across several divisions and associated companies, as well as highly transferable professional experience. 


You will be identifying how each magazine can achieve its full potential overseas, both in English and local language editions whether that be in women and fashion, celebs, cars, F1, or specialist sectors.   You will also be executing improvements to distribution and trade marketing opportunities through in-country agents. 


As a Graduate Account Executive – Trade Marketing, your duties will include:

– Liaising closely with publishers across the full range of publishing issues.
– Delivering timely and accurate sales reports highlighting key points and new business opportunities.
– Fostering and maintaining strong agent relationships and performing market analyses on their territories.
– Contributing to the management of promotional budgets and initiatives.


As the Graduate Account Executive, you will ideally offer the following skills and experiences:

– Experience in analysing data, managing business processes and contributing to forward plans.
– The ability to effectively contribute to a team and have strong communication skills.
– To be a well organised, multi-tasker.
– To be numerate and a fluent user of analytical and presentational tools such as MS Office, particularly Excel.

Similar environments exist in retail buying, merchandising and allocating, market analytics, FMCG trade marketing, market reporting (KantarTNS, Mintel, GfK, Nielsen, etc), and the skills element could come from academic studies or work placements. 

Within this Graduate Account Executive role, you also build up trade marketing and numerical analysis skills that support a wide variety of career paths in other sectors.  The success of your predecessors is a testimony to the quality of opportunity – Head of…, VP, Buyer, Analyst, Category Manager, Publisher.

The package for the Graduate Account Executive will be in the range of £23,000 – £27,000 per annum plus benefits, according to your level of experience.

To apply, please click “apply online” and upload your CV.


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