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

 

 

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Digital designer

THE ROLE

CPL are looking for a creative and forward thinking digital designer to join their growing digital delivery team.
This is a position that requires a healthy mix of talent, personality and leadership.
You’ll be passionate about user-centred design and should have experience working within a fast-paced agency environment.
You’ll work across a range of projects and should be comfortable using research and analysis to inform your work and help us deliver meaningful solutions with measurable results.
This is a customer facing position and offers a great opportunity to really make your mark. We’re an award winning team and you will play a key role in driving future growth and helping us refine our processes.

Key Objectives

  • Collaborate with others across the agency to maintain high standards and excellent service for existing clients and projects.
  • Work with the digital team to create effective and user-friendly designs that can be delivered on time and on budget – and achieve measurable results.
  • Attend meetings and briefings with clients and teammates to help CPL win sustainable, digital-led contracts across a range of applications.
  • Champion new projects, and take ownership of the full project lifecycle – from initial brief to design, testing and delivery.
  • Create a broad range of deliverables including concept sketches, wireframes, prototypes, UI style guides, user flows, high fidelity designs, web applications, email campaigns, newsletters, digital banner ads and more.
  • Work with our clients to help them identify new opportunities.
  • Provide inspiration and support to develop the abilities of the wider CPL design team, working with others to share your knowledge and championing the digital design offering within the company.
  • Ensure you keep up to date with the latest trends and processes within digital design and use these learnings to influence the development of CPL’s digital department.

SKILLS REQUIRED

  • At least 3 years experience in an agency or similar fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to create wireframes through to high-fidelity designs and work closely with the development teams to implement designs accurately.
  • A strong portfolio of responsive design which demonstrates work across a range of sectors.
  • Up-to-date knowledge of current technologies, digital standards and best practices.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to communicate ideas internally to team members and externally to clients.
  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • A thorough understanding of typography, layout, colour and grid structures.
  • Knowledge of UX best practice as well as an understanding of WCAG guidelines and tests.
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Working knowledge of HTML and CSS.

DESIRED SKILLS

  • You should be passionate about new technology and staying on track with emerging digital trends.
  • Competent in using Sketch.
  • Experience with setting up interactive mockups using InVision.
  • A good understanding of Google Analytics.
  • Experience with Hotjar.
  • Experience of user research study techniques.
  • Good presentation skills.
  • Confidence to delegate tasks.
  • The ability to keep a cool head and meet deadlines.
  • Great problem solving skills.
  • Attending events and engaging with the wider digital creative community.

TYPE OF ROLE

Full time

IN RETURN

  • Competitive salary
  • 28 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Subsidised parking
  • Relaxed, friendly office with fresh fruit, regular social events and annual Christmas party

TO APPLY

Please send CVs and a covering email to Matt Askham our Digital Project Manager, and copy Melissa French, stating why we should be working together.

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Web developers

We are looking for freelance web developers who can work with us on a variety of projects now and into the future, with the possibility of something more permanent.

About you

You will have a thorough knowledge of Wordpress and/or Drupal​ and y​​ou should have experience delivering custom solutions and be comfortable with all aspects of the ​​WordPress ​and/or Drupal ​backend, integrating with third-party plugins and APIs.

Ideally, you will be able to work in-house, as part of our team, although we would be open to a more flexible arrangement if that was preferred.

Full stack capabilities with strong LAMP, HTML, CSS and Javascript along with familiarity of Git, automated deployment systems, DNS configurations, CDNs and SSH are a must have.

A good understanding of design, typography, colour and grid structures combined with a meticulous eye for detail are also essential.

About CPL

CPL is a friendly, fast-growing, award winning content agency based in Cambridge. We help our clients tell their stories with impact, whatever the channel.

Our team, includes journalists, editors, graphic designers, content strategists, videographers, developers, print production specialists and commercial experts.

Our offices are relaxed and open plan with fresh fruit and unlimited refreshments.

Please get in touch

If you’d like to work with us, please contact Matt Askham, our ​​digital project manager​ in the first instance​​.

 

 

 

 

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Media sales executive

We are looking for an enthusiastic Media sales executive to join our sales team. CPL (Cambridge Publishers Ltd) is a full-service, award-winning publishing agency specialising in communications via print and digital platforms.

We are expert digital and print content providers, offering our clients a range of services including editorial and content creation, sub-editing and proofreading, print and project management, media sales, digital publishing and video production.

Our forté is representing membership bodies, charities, customer organisations, professional societies, corporate organisations and commercial publishers.

THE ROLE

 Your role will involve selling advertising for a number of different and varied membership organisations.

Your role will include speaking with clients both over the phone and via face-to-face meetings, getting to understand their businesses aims and objectives to create convincing advertising and promotional solutions through your publications and websites.

As you’ll be working across a number of markets, within different sectors, time management is absolutely integral to this position. 

RESPONSIBILITIES

You will be responsible for growing markets and selling across print and digital, your main responsibilities will include:

  • Selling advertising across print, digital, web and mobile
  • Selling sponsorship and webinars
  • Identifying and prospecting new opportunities and expanding your advertiser accounts
  • Developing revenues by selling over the phone and face-to-face
  • Meeting existing and potential new advertisers

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

You will ideally have previous commercial experience of selling print and/or online advertising working on a B2B or B2C print / online title for the past couple of years. If you’ve previously worked for membership bodies then that would be a bonus, but not essential.

In terms of personality, you will be professional, energetic and talkative. Our selling style is consultative, and not aggressive. You must be able to demonstrate excellent negotiation and communication skills (both over the telephone and face-to-face), a positive and adaptive attitude, and be looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to develop your career.

BENEFITS

  • Competitive salary with uncapped commission
  • 28 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays
  • Pension
  • Relaxed, friendly office: fruit; games room; regular social events

CPL is an equal opportunity employer.

If you’re interested, or would like to discuss the role, please email our head of media, Matt Styrka - matt.styrka@cpl.co.uk

 

 

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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.