Want to join us?

We are always looking for exceptionally talented people who share our passion for getting inside our clients’ worlds and delivering lasting results.

CPL is one of the UK's most admired content agencies. If you want to join us as we continue to build upon our reputation, please get in touch.

Even if your ideal position isn’t listed here, don’t let that put you off. Get in touch and send your CV to jurgita.sukaityte@cpl.co.uk

We also have internship programmes throughout the year. Contact phil.minett@cpl.co.uk for more information.

 

Recruiting now

Business development manager

THE ROLE

We are looking to take on a new business development manager to join the already successful team. You will focus on B2B sales in a specific market sector. New business will be at the forefront of your mind, you'll be able to demonstrate achieving more complex deals and you'll have experience of dealing with a wide range of decision makers. 

PURPOSE OF ROLE 

  • Be a valuable member of CPL's business development team 
  • Deliver profitable new business 
  • Contribute to CPL's reputation for exceptional customer service by providing a high-quality, responsive and agile service to internal and external clients
  • Help CPL achieve its overall business purpose: "To help clients achieve their strategic priorities by creating excellent content that inspires audiences and gets results"

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES REQUIRED 

  • The ideal candidate will have a strong sales, or account management background ideally in a relevant industry and sales, or agency environment 
  • Excellent communicator - ability to communicate across all levels 
  • Organised - able to to organise and manage yourself to deliver the expected high standards
  • Proven sales/business development experience with a track record of account acquisition, retention and development
  • Experience of managing contractual negotiations and end to end new business tender processes 
  • Results orientated - driven to succeed and achieve and exceed personal objectives 
  • Team player - confident in delivering within, and contributing to, a positive team environment 
  • Self-motivated - a positive mental attitude, able to work alone or as part of a team environment 
  • Commercially aware - able to negotiate, with delegated limits, and receive the best result for the company 
  • Strong network of professional connections is desirable 
  • Attention to detail and consistency 
  • Clear and fluent communication in English, both spoken and written 

TYPE OF ROLE

Full time, part time would be considered 

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT 

  • Competitive salary 
  • 25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays 
  • Pension 
  • Subsidised parking 
  • Relaxed, friendly office; fruit; weekly yoga; Friday drinks 
  • Regular social events and annual Christmas party 

TO APPLY 

For an informal chat about the role, contact Richard Walters our director - commercial on 07944 358 192. To apply, please send CVs and a covering email to richard.walters@cpl.co.uk, stating why we should be working together. 

 

 

 

 

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Digital project manager

JOB DESCRIPTION

Would you revel in the opportunity to help shape the way CPL delivers digital and other projects for a diverse range of clients?

We’re looking for an experienced digital project manager to join a fast-growing team that includes developers, designers, videographers, content writers and digital marketing experts. We work for more than 20 retained clients, including global leaders in the horseracing, brewing and marketing sectors.

We create content that includes websites, apps, digital and print magazines, videos… and our most recent project, a fantasy league game for horseracing fans.

We put collaboration at the heart of our approach and are looking to improve and refine our delivery and process methodology.

Join our Cambridge-based team in our new offices, and you’ll have the opportunity to develop your career and enjoy working for a long-established agency that has doubled in size in the past five years.

JOB PURPOSE

  • Provide leadership and oversight on a range of digital and other multi-disciplinary projects.

  • Collaborate closely with our teams of developers, designers, content creators and project managers, as well as being the key client contact point for the projects for which you are responsible.

  • Contribute to CPL’s reputation for excellent customer service by providing a high-quality, responsive and agile service to internal and external clients

  • Help CPL achieve its mission: “To create inspiring content that brings people together around our clients’ brands and organisations.”

KEY OBJECTIVES

  • Deliver a range of existing and new projects, ensuring they are delivered on time, on budget and in a way that exceeds the client’s expectations.

  • Help evolve the CPL process for delivering digital and other projects, and define ways of working to ensure teams collaborate seamlessly and deliver projects successfully.

  • Maximise the value CPL generates from our company-wide Synergist project management system.  

SPECIFIC TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Take part in initial discussions regarding specific client projects and, where appropriate, play a leading role in defining and delivering them.

  • Carry out comprehensive project planning and scheduling, balancing resources, budget and time

  • Collaborate with your CPL team members to develop and deliver client  proposals and pitches

  • Be the key point of contact for your clients, including:

    • Providing regular progress updates and project reports; communicating progress against project spend

    • Ensuring the alignment of client expectations with the final delivery

  • Manage project documentation, including for example:

    • Statements of Work

    • Project proposals (including costings and specifications)

    • Team project overview

    • Specifying project tasks, using Trello, Basecamp or similar software

  • Drive regular internal project communication including:

    • Resource loading

    • Progress of projects against spend

    • Potential risks

  • Facilitate your project teams to resolve issues on projects

HOW YOU’LL BENEFIT

  • Competitive salary, according to experience

  • 25 days' annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Pension

  • Subsidised parking

  • Relaxed office; yoga; table-tennis; regular free fruit deliveries;

  • Regular social events and annual Christmas party

APPLY

If you are interested in joining an ambitious and growing team, please email Jurgita Sukaityte with your CV and a covering letter indicating why we should consider you for the role.

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Are you a junior artworker or production exec keen to get ahead?

Would you thrive in a fast-paced content agency, based in the dynamic and creative city of Cambridge?

We’re looking for an energetic, quick-thinking and organised junior production person with a flair for design to help deliver a range of content and creative communications projects.

Perhaps you’re looking for your second job, or you may be an exceptionally organised and talented new graduate with a passion for production.

The role:

  • Production, design and artworking support
  • Handling advertisement production, including using CPL’s ad management system; design; layout; ad placement; flight-checking ads for print; ensuring deadlines are met
  • Working with design, digital and editorial teams to deliver a range of products including printed and digital magazines, marketing materials, brochures, reports, infographics, and social media assets
  • Preparing pages for print and checking printer proofs

We are looking for:

  • Production knowledge and experience
  • Ability to work comfortably with InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop 
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Impressive organisational skills
  • A proactive and ‘can-do’ approach
  • The ability to see projects through from inception to production, often against tight deadlines
  • 1-2 years’ experience in an agency or other marketing/communications environment.

If you want to join an ambitious and growing team then get in touch – we would love to meet you. 

To apply for the role, email Jurgita Sukaityte with your CV and covering letter

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A place to develop your career

At CPL we like to build long-term relationships, and that applies as much to our people as to our clients. 

Our reputation is built on the collective skills and knowledge of those we employ. If you join us you can expect hard work, and plenty of laughter, music, company lunches, pub trips, yoga sessions and ping-pong battles. We know that happy teams are more productive and our environment and results pay testament to that.

While CPL is a fairly relaxed place, it's also a highly professional one. Clients come first, deadlines are met and we always look for the best way to get the work done creatively and efficiently. We also make sure we have some fun along the way.