Condé Nast is home to some of the world’s most celebrated media brands.
In Britain, we set the benchmark for multimedia publishing excellence with brands including Vogue, GQ, Glamour, The World of Interiors, House & Garden, Condé Nast Traveller, Tatler, Brides, WIRED, LOVE, Vanity Fair and Condé Nast Johansens. We inspire across print, digital, social, events, consultancy and – with the Condé Nast College of Fashion & Design – education.
With a commitment to delivering beautiful, influential content and brand experiences, our mission is to open the doors to a word of excellence, creativity and passion.
Condé Nast is looking for an Editorial Business Manager.
Editorial Business provides the link between print and digital editorial, finance and the contributors in all matters relating to commissioning, costs and rights. We ensure the smooth running of all these activities, working closely with the editorial department of your given titles.
This is an excellent opportunity to learn about the inner workings of digital and print magazine publishing.
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Supporting Managing Editors by monitoring and controlling all costs and rights relating to editorial content
Working with the Managing Editor to manage budgets, allocate costs, review and report editorial spend
Negotiating licensing agreements and copyright contracts with contributors i.e. photographers, writers, illustrators and videographers.
Negotiating personality / celebrity agreements and making sure the necessary access is in place for shoots
Negotiating set rates with photographic agencies
Managing picture reuse requests from UK titles.
Essential Skills & Requirements
The ideal candidate will be numerate with strong communication and confident negotiating skills
Extremely organised and efficient, with strong analytical skills
Pro-active, comfortable working to strict deadlines and have the ability to remain calm under pressure
Diplomacy, discretion and a keen eye for detail are essential, as is a high level of business acumen and professionalism
Educated to degree level or equivalent
1-2 years business / publishing industry experience
Understanding of copyright procedures useful but not essential
Good grasp of the operations / workings of an editorial department.