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Who are we?

We’re a friendly, tight-knit team of creative people. Relaxed atmosphere in the office? We enjoy spending time together outside of the office, too — whether it’s kicking back on casual pub outings or participating in team-based charity runs.
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Current Vacancies

If you are interested in any of these positions please contact us via EMAIL only.
Please note, only applications sent to the specified email address will be considered and only successful applicants will be notified.

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We are hiring: Project editor, Lifestyle [Direct response division]


Start date: ASAP
Contact: Via email only: [email protected]
Please note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

APL Media Limited is seeking a project editor to join its friendly Kentish Town-based office, working within the lifestyle team for its direct response/newspaper division.

The role
We’re looking for an all-rounder who’s capable of working across print and online content, savvy on social media and great with branded and client content. As project editor, you should be able to offer excellent creative ideas and editing skills and be more than capable of managing a project from start to finish. With experience of working with writers, clients and sales teams, you’ll be able to confidently deliver your project to deadline and be the conduit between different departments, including sales, editorial and production.

The role involves managing editorial and commercial content for a series of targeted lifestyle guides that are published with various national newspaper titles. It will also entail the management and maintenance of the products’ online and social presence. Content will range from health and education to travel and homes.

Managing, commissioning, writing, SEO, editing, overseeing flatplans, fact-checking and proofing should all be part of your skill base. You’ll work with original copy prior to layout and then on page in InDesign on a Mac. Being able to use a CMS and social media platforms is also a requirement. You may be expected to work on, and develop, other projects as required.

The basics

  • Oversee and contribute to the development of lifestyle content for the direct response/newspaper division
  • Work with print and digital content (and potentially other media)
  • Manage and maintain the products’ online and social presence
  • Work closely with writers and team members to ensure all materials adhere to the project brief and meet the company’s high standards and style guidelines.
  • Good people skills are essential, particularly for dealing with the sales team and clients.
  • Collaborate with all departments, including sales, accounts, sub-editors and production.  
  • Commit to high standards across a broad range of print and online products
  • Proficient on a Mac and with InDesign and MS Office
  • Work as part of a growing team, reporting to the lifestyle editor

What else?
If you’re interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter stating what makes you a suitable candidate for this position.

About us
APL Media Limited is a medium-sized company based in Kentish Town, London. Over the past 20 years, we have focused on travel and lifestyle content for the consumer and trade and have built a friendly, loyal and experienced team.
 
Our titles 
Trade: Postcards, ASTA Worldwide Guide
Consumer: National Geographic Traveller (UK), National Geographic Traveller – The Collection, National Geographic Traveller Food and newspaper inserts.

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We are hiring: Digital marketing manager


Start date: ASAP
Contact: Via email only: [email protected]
Please note: Only successful candidates will be contacted.

APL Media Limited is looking for a skilled and passionate digital marketer, advertiser and outstanding communicator to join its friendly Kentish Town-based office. Your duties will include planning, implementing and monitoring our digital marketing campaigns across all digital networks.

Key responsibilities

  • Manage, develop and oversee all aspects of digital marketing, including the marketing database, email, social, subscriptions, advertising and analytics
  • Manage marketing plans in all mediums across APL Media for all core brands
  • Oversee paid social strategy for APL Media brands, including events, editorial, sales and marketing to cover paid-for partner content, events promotions, subscriptions marketing and editorial promotions, plus the associated budget management and invoicing process
  • Develop and maintain a subscriptions marketing strategy and execute campaigns for core brands such as National Geographic Traveller (UK)
  • Manage the marketing newsletter schedule, including company updates, Eventbrite, reader panels and solus subscriptions emails
  • Measure and report on the performance of all commercial digital marketing campaigns and assess against goals (ROI and KPIs)
  • Keep abreast of best practice in social media, continuously reviewing processes and suggesting better ways of working
  • Identify trends and insights, and optimise user funnels, spend and performance
  • Brainstorm new and creative strategies
  • Collaborate with internal teams to improve user experience
  • Collaborate with agencies and clients
  • Oversee and manage all contests, giveaways and other promotions
  • Maintain Google paid advertising campaigns for subscriptions, partner content and any other Google AdWords campaigns
  • Maintain other third-party advertising campaigns, such as Flipboard and Taboola

Requirements

  • Understanding of the advertising environments of social media platforms, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Understanding of ad serving tools
  • Understanding of Google Ad Manager
  • Understanding of web analytics tools, such as Google Analytics and Webtrends
  • Proven work experience in digital marketing
  • Experience with A/B and multivariate experiments
  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS and JavaScript development constraints
  • Strong analytical and data-driven thinking
  • Consistently to date with the latest trends and best practices in online marketing and measurement
  • An eye for design and photography, and an excellent standard of written English (desirable)

What else?
If you’re interested in this position, please send a copy of your CV with a cover letter stating what makes you a suitable candidate for this position.

About us
APL Media Limited is a medium-sized company based in Kentish Town, London. Over the past 20 years, we have focused on travel and lifestyle content for the consumer and trade and have built a friendly, loyal and experienced team.
 
Our titles 
Trade: Postcards, ASTA Worldwide Guide
Consumer: National Geographic Traveller (UK), National Geographic Traveller – The Collection, National Geographic Traveller Food and newspaper inserts.

Can’t find what you’re looking for?

APL Media are always on the lookout for talented individuals to join our team.

If you want to send us your CV without applying for a specific job, please send a covering letter detailing the type of position you’re interested in, why you think you’d make a suitable candidate and any relevant experience along with a copy of your CV to the relevant email address on the right. This will enable us to match you to any suitable future openings. Please note that we are unable to respond to every application.

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