Publishing Manager

  • Location: London
  • Type: Permanent
  • Salary: £35k (DoE) base salary, £52k OTE

The role

Raconteur is seeking first-class individuals to publish special reports in The Times / The Sunday Times. The role is similar to that of a movie producer: write the script, finance it by pitching advertisers and hand-pick the team that is going to create it, project managing all elements throughout.

It’s an amazing opportunity to heighten your business acumen while growing and inspiring your creativity. The successful applicant will join a vibrant, energetic and collaborative team who are driven by high performance.

Top responsibilities

1. Deliver credible and professional sales pitches, by phone or face-to-face, to both existing contacts or through cold calling new prospects in order to achieve sales targets.

2. Using strong research skills, identify trends and unique ideas for each report topic to develop an in-depth knowledge of the subject and feed into the editorial planning process.

3. Provide input on editorial and design, including liaison with expert freelance journalists and our award winning in-house design team to ensure the finished product meets the standards expected by all stakeholders.

The ideal candidate

  • Ambitious, inspiring and inquisitive

  • Will excel in a fast paced environment

  • Experience working to and exceeding sales targets

  • 2 years experience in a commercial role is preferable

Remuneration & benefits

  • £52k OTE (commission is uncapped)

  • 25 days holiday per annum, plus 1 additional day per year worked at the company (max 3)

  • Pension scheme

  • Health and dental insurance

  • Discounted gym membership

  • Extensive training programme and development opportunities

  • Well stocked beer fridge

This is a unique opportunity for you to join a high growth media company and make a real difference with your ideas, skills and experience. If you think this sounds like a challenge for you, let us know as soon as possible as we are looking for immediate starters.

Please send your CV and cover letter to David Kells ( and John Okell ( - Head of Special Reports

As a content marketing agency for leading B2B brands, we live and die by the strength and originality of our creative ideas. Therefore, it is of paramount importance that we promote equality and diversity in our workplace, and we encourage applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of their race, gender, disability, religion/belief or sexual orientation.