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Head of Publishing

Attractive Salary Package



Our client is hiring a Head of Publishing to join the team.

A suitable candidate should be a motivated and multi-skilled individual that meets the requirements of the role.


  • Manage day-to-day agenda, controlling workflow and deliverables.
  • Lead on a range of Publishing briefs, translating media strategies into ideas and plans that lead to the very best results for clients.
  • Engage with industry developments and relevant media owners, identifying new opportunities for clients.
  • Oversee delivery of insightful PCAs.
  • Confidently lead channel discussions in internal and media owner meetings.
  • Confidentially interrogate and challenge briefs.
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of the role Publishing plays in our clients’ business and in answering the brief.
  • Demonstrate multi-channel awareness and Publishing expertise in client meetings.
  • Write and deliver integrated and compelling presentations.
  • Encourage a culture of integration across departments.
  • Understand and support the commercial requirements of the business.
  • Oversee frictionless financials by instilling best practices across the team & ensuring bookings are on the system promptly and accurately.
  • Support direct reports in the efficient management of invoicing processes and quick issue resolution.
  • Contribute to accurate and timely forecasting.
  • Create clarity around team roles and responsibilities, skilfully delegating to ensure the team is performing the right tasks.
  • Responsible for the overall quality and delivery of work of direct reports.
  • Create strong relationships with direct reports, providing regular feedback, effective appraisals and regular one-to-ones.



  • Experience in a similar role.
  • Detailed knowledge of the fundamentals of Publishing, digital and media best practices.
  • Confident in planning inserts, and door drops.
  • A can-do attitude and positive approach, even in challenging situations.
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.
  • Confident, committed and professional.
  • Good team player who is also a self-starter.
  • Creative, analytical and numerical ability.
  • Organised and excellent attention to detail.
  • Effective time management skills and ability to manage multiple workstreams.
  • Ability to think around problems and get inventive solutions.
  • Team player.


  • PhD in Social Sciences and Humanities or another University degree.
  • Experience in the management of people and resources.