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 marketing 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 ewa.wrona@cpl.co.uk

 

 

Recruiting now

Junior designer

We are looking for a multidisciplinary graphic designer to join our growing creative team. We are looking for someone who can thrive in a collaborative environment and is well practiced working across a wide range of print and digital projects, from magazines, marketing campaign materials and infographics, to animation design and video idents. 

This role will suit someone with experience working in a design environment where tasks can be varied, with the flexibility to work across several different mediums. This role will suit a fast-thinking person with excellent attention to detail. You'll be able to take direction, and to work within a team as well as autonomously and not be shy to propose new ideas. 

Desired skills and experience

  • At least one year's experience in an agency environment or similar
  • Work comfortably in a Mac-based environment using Adobe CS
  • Ability to see projects through and work under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Be able to take and share briefs and creative direction from the wider team, as well as take feedback and observations with a positive attitude
  • Be responsible for a high quality of design throughout all phases of the design process, showing complete attention to detail
  • Deliver work according to agreed timescales and be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  • Work collaboratively with members of the wider team to ensure work is fully planned and schedules arecoordinated
  • Good organisation skills that support the rest of the team

If this sounds like you, then please get in contact. Apply to chloe.fuller@cpl.co.uk with your CV, portfolio and salary expectations.

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Media sales manager

CPL is looking for an experienced, tenacious and driven media sales manager with a proven track record of growing revenues to lead our motivated and successful team.

We want someone who can bring their expertise to drive our team relentlessly to achieve key targets. To be successful you will have proven sales management skills and be comfortable building strong relationships with clients, advertisers and multiple stakeholders. 

You will have extensive print, digital and sponsorship sales experience to call upon and definitely need to demonstrate high presentation, project management and leadership skills.

Our forté is representing professional and consumer membership bodies – if you’ve previously worked for membership bodies then that would be a bonus, but not essential.

 

THE ROLE

  • To provide leadership to ensure the achievement of sales targets on all projects within the media sales team 

  • Develop and grow advertising and sponsorship sales strategies to grow revenues and expand our offering

  • Create and nurture positive and collaborative working relationships with clients and advertisers

  • Providing and managing reporting on KPIs, targets, prospects and team performance

  • Providing insight on commercial trends and opportunities in the fast-changing advertising landscape 

  • Help CPL achieve its overall business purpose: “To help clients achieve their strategic priorities by creating excellent content that inspires audiences and gets results”

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

 

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE

  • Demonstrable media sales management experience, ideally gained within an agency or publishing environment

  • Previous experience of working with professional or consumer membership bodies would be an advantage, but not essential

  • Experience in creating and delivering presentations and proposals 

  • Extensive experience of selling and managing print, digital and online advertising

  • Experience and skills in management and coaching of team members

  • Relationship building - experience in developing and growing relationships

  • A great communicator – on the phone, online, in writing and in person

  • You will be a natural organiser, managing your time efficiently and accurately

  • You must be able to demonstrate excellent negotiation and communication skills, along with a positive and adaptive attitude

 

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT

  • Competitive salary – dependent on experience

  • 28 days’ annual leave, plus bank holidays

  • Pension

  • Subsidised parking

  • Relaxed, friendly office 

  • Regular social events and annual Christmas party

 

WHO ARE WE?

CPL is a successful, well-established content marketing agency based in Cambridge and you’ll be working across a variety of markets and sectors.

 

TO APPLY

Email your CV and covering letter to richard.walters@cpl.co.uk

 

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Freelance editors

We are always on the look out for experienced freelance editors. 

Please get in touch if this sounds like you...

You need to:

  • be adept at tackling multi-channel content projects
  • be keen to get under the skin of specialist sectors
  • understand how to engage with expert business and industry audiences
  • have experience of collaborating with clients to produce curated content on their behalf
  • be able to work at our Cambridge office some of the time

Send your CV and a covering letter explaining why you fit the bill to ewa.wrona@cpl.co.uk

 

 

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Freelance designers

We are always looking for talented freelance designers for both short-term and long-term projects, to work as part of our creative team. 

You will be working on a wide range of print and digital projects, from magazines, marketing campaign materials and infographics, to animation design and video idents. The ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines is crucial, as is extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications and at least two years’ agency experience.

If this sounds like you, then please get in contact. Apply to kevin.reed@cpl.co.uk with a portfolio and your hourly/daily rate.

 

 

 

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Freelance editorial designers

We are looking for outstanding freelance editorial designers to help our creative team.

You will be designing excellent layouts for a variety of magazines, so it is crucial you have an exceptional eye for detail and, most importantly, be bursting with creative ideas.

You must have extensive knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite applications and at least two years’ editorial design experience. Apply with a portfolio and your hourly/daily rate to kevin.reed@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 and table football 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.