The Homes publishing division at Hearst Magazines UK is home to a selection of the world’s most iconic and successful magazine brands: Country Living, Prima, Good Housekeeping, Red and House Beautiful. We pride ourselves on giving our readers and commercial partners outstanding quality journalism, art direction, originality and unforgettable brand experiences all delivered whilst living the Hearst values. This role is within our fast expanding licensing team which sits at the heart of our revenue diversification strategy.
Working across all Lifestyle licensing clients you will ensure that each is supported fully throughout the term of their contract with Hearst across all licensing and customer service activities.
This is a key role in ensuring client satisfaction at all times and at every level of contact through the client’s company. You will have your own client portfolio and will also support the Licensing Manager on more complex client partnerships and pitch opportunities. Your goal will be to create the best plan to meet client objectives, build strong relationships with external and internal stakeholders and exceed client performance expectations.
Work with the Licensing Manager to develop and deliver standardised protocols for client account management.
Support the Licensing Manager and the Chief Brand Officer (Lifestyle) in preparing and creating sales proposals for new prospect licensees.
Regular liaison and communication with all relevant internal stakeholders – editorial & commercial.
Work with relevant editorial and commercial teams to build diverse, creative and multiplatform support plans tailored to each clients’ needs.
You will be asked to write and to upload branded content for print, digital and social campaigns and overseeing design across multiple formats.
Reaching out to PR agencies for products required at shoots
Track and monitor the support provided to clients across all Hearst platforms each month
Drive insight and innovation for the team by regularly researching market trends, opportunities and competitors.
Assist with marketing opportunities, events and client exhibitions
A strong communicator
Incredibly commercially aware and sales driven
Strives for excellent results and excellent customer service
Confident client facing presentation skills
Excellent time management and prioritization skills; able to work effectively under pressure
Collaborative attitude is essential
Flexible, personable attitude; ability to develop excellent professional relationships with all level of personnel
Has (or willing to grow) a deep understanding of licensing market, and wants to stay ahead of the curve
Proactive and enjoys a varied role
Pays attention to detail at all times
Ability to achieve results through influence and problem solving
A creative or production background is favourable
Please note that the recruitment for this role is currently on hold however we are still super keen to hear from you if you are looking for the next step in your career, as we are actively pipelining talent in this area of the business. A member of our Talent Acquisition Team will be in touch in due course should your skillset be suitable for any of our roles.