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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

 

 

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Media sales executive

CPL is an award-winning content marketing agency. We specialise in creating content, publishing, media sales and marketing for businesses and membership bodies. Our clients include AB InBev, Kier Group, Godolphin, Camping and Caravanning Club, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management and the British Psychological Society.

We are looking for an enthusiastic person to join our media sales team to work across our membership magazines and websites.

THE ROLE  
You will be selling advertising for a variety of membership organisations, selling across print and digital channels and giving operational support to  the wider team. 

No two days will be the same: you will be speaking to clients over the phone and face to face, to gain an understanding of their business objectives to create compelling advertising and promotional solutions; you will work with sales and production colleagues to draw up flatplans to ensure artwork arrives on time and is in the right place. 

As you’ll be working across a number of markets and sectors, and have varied responsibilities, you must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle different systems, be computer literate, have excellent verbal and written communication skills, and demonstrate time-management skills.  

RESPONSIBILITIES 

You will be responsible for managing existing advertisers, identifying and growing new ones. Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Selling advertising across print, digital, web and mobile
  • Selling sponsorship and webinars
  • Identifying and prospecting new opportunities and expanding advertiser accounts
  • Developing revenues by selling over the phone and face to face
  • Meeting existing and potential new advertisers
  • Liaising with production and finance colleagues
  • Flatplanning and collecting artwork

DESIRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE 

Ideally, you will already have commercial experience of selling print and/or online advertising for a B2B or B2C print/online title. Previous experience of working for membership bodies would be an advantage, but not essential.

You will be optimistic, enthusiastic, professional, energetic and talkative. Our selling style is consultative, not aggressive, so you must be able to demonstrate excellent negotiation and communication skills (both on the telephone and face to face), have a positive and adaptable attitude, and be looking for a new challenge and an opportunity to develop your career.

HOW YOU'LL BENEFIT

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

CPL is an equal opportunity employer.

TO APPLY

If you’re interested, or would like to discuss the role, please get in touch: 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.