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TATLER ADVERTISING
Acting Fashion Sales Director - 272

 (Maternity Cover Contract)


An excellent opportunity has arisen to join the TATLER Advertising team as Acting Fashion Sales Director to cover a maternity leave.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Negotiating and monitoring advertiser contracts, for magazine and website, with agencies and clients
  • Maximising advertising revenue from the fashion category
  • Working closely with the fashion editors to ensure that fashion advertisers are being supported appropriately
  • Management of fashion Supplements and Guides, securing sponsorship
  • Supporting international sales representatives

You will need to be confident, a good communicator, numerate, highly organised and prepared to take responsibility for projects. Applicants will need to have proven sales and negotiation skills, a genuine interest in fashion and a clear understanding of the magazine and digital marketplace.

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to  recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.

 

 

 

WIRED.CO.UK
Editorial Intern - 271


(6-month Contract starting end of August 2015 paid at National Minimum Wage)

WIRED.co.uk has an exciting vacancy for an enthusiastic intern to join its expanding editorial team. This is a six-month paid internship and a chance to get directly involved in WIRED.co.uk's daily news and features process and experience the way WIRED magazine and WIRED.co.uk work together.


The primary role of the successful candidate involves production, such as preparing WIRED magazine content for online publication, as well as supporting the Editor and Associate Editor 
with uploading freelance copy to WIRED.co.uk and other tasks. The best candidate will also be able to write tight and timely original content for the website's news channel, help with social media activity, get involved with all editorial meetings and planning, join our podcast and arrive every day with great ideas for stories, photographs and features. Writing longform features is also an option for exceptional candidates.


A passion for technology, science and culture is an absolute must and a creative mind is key to being successful. Knowledge of web publishing systems is enormously advantageous, as is experience with Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Acrobat. Experience writing original copy for an online or print publication is, naturally, also preferable, though not essential.
 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to  recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box. Please include five ideas for news stories 
that you think would fit WIRED.co.uk, one of which should be written up in 300 words or less.

 

 



 PRESS OFFICE
Acting Publicity Assistant - 270

(Maternity Cover Contract)


The Condé Nast Press Office is seeking a sparky and motivated Publicity Assistant (maternity cover) to help with the smooth running of the department, delivering a benchmark media and public relations service for all brands and business divisions within Condé Nast Britain.

The ideal candidate will have a hunger and genuine interest in all things media related, will be digitally savvy, have good communication skills, capable of multi tasking while keeping an excellent attention to detail and the ability to work to tight deadlines. The role involves a considerable amount of administrative tasks which have to be carried out on a regular basis, so someone who is willing to roll up their sleeves and take on whatever is asked of them with a smile on their face is key.  Events outside of office hours are a regular part of the job so willingness to take this on in addition to the day job is essential.

The successful applicant will be a team player with an important administrative role in one of the few departments supporting all parts of the business in Britain, ultimately helping to form the public perception of the multi-million pound publishing company that is Condé Nast. Media brands as varied as Wired, GQ Glamour, Vogue, House & Garden and Ars Technica are just a few of those covered by the press team, as well as the digital division, College of Fashion & Design and  Condé Nast Johansens  among others. This is a rare opportunity and will be a perfect stepping stone for anyone keen to learn about media relations and PR functions across a wide range of areas, both trade and consumer facing.

Knowledge of software packages such as Excel, Adobe Photoshop, Keynote and InDesign will all be useful to assist your application, as well as a keen interest in social media.


To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.

 

 



MARKETING AND RESEARCH DEPARTMENT
     Senior Ad Marketing and Research Executive - 269

We are looking for a bright, motivated graduate with a passion for media and marketing to join our team as the Senior Ad Marketing and Research Executive for three of the UK's most prestigious magazine brands - Tatler, Vanity Fair and House & Garden. Ideally, you will have at least a couple of years' experience working with multi-platform brands, either with a media owner, a research company or media agency.  We need someone who has an analytical mind, a strong sense of the aesthetic - with imaginative flair - and good writing skills. Numeracy, accuracy, good communication skills and a love of magazine brands are all essential.

The successful applicant will play a key role in supporting the multi-million pound commercial ambitions of  Tatler, Vanity Fair and House & Garden, in print, online and platforms beyond, and will be the first point of contact for the sales teams.  Additionally you will have the opportunity to work with Glamour's Research Manager on on-going projects for that brand.  You will primarily be involved in writing and preparing sales presentations and media kits, as well as creating and scripting surveys, providing data analysis and competitive reports, but will also provide research support to the editorial teams, as required. The marketing and research team works with many disciplines across Condé Nast, so this role presents a great opportunity for a smart, highly motivated, personable team player who wants to be a part of our company's future.

Knowledge of software packages such as Keynote, Excel, InDesign, Adobe Photoshop will be beneficial to your application, as will a good, working knowledge of industry research tools such as NRS, TGI, comScore, Google Analytics etc 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.
 

 

 


  DIGITAL COMMERCIAL
      Senior Creative Solutions Manager - 268

Condé Nast is looking for a dynamic, self-motivated and enthusiastic sales person to join our growing central Creative Solutions team.

The successful candidate will be working across Condé Nast's entire portfolio of digital titles including GQ, Tatler, CN Traveller, Glamour, House , Vogue and Wired on the web, on tablet and on smartphone apps.

In the last year the Creative Solutions team has delivered an increasingly ambitious portfolio of industry leading creative work for a large variety of premium clients.

The successful candidate will have responsibility for growing Creative Solution sales across the agency patch, and developing pitches and responding to briefs in coordination with editorial and commercial teams across the titles.

The candidate should have an excellent understanding of our brands and also that they will be brand ambassadors across the portfolio.

The Candidate will need to be comfortable working across all levels; from internal stake holders to senior external clients/agents.

Skills:

  • Previous experience in Digital Sales
  • Experience selling creative solutions including microsites, takeovers, custom apps, video
  • Comprehensive black book of agency contacts
  • Collaborative approach, extremely strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficient with pulling together presentations in multi media formats

 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.
 

  

 

 


 

CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL
 
Personal Assistant to the Planning Director - 265

 

The position is based in the CNI Head Office where the successful candidate will play a key role in the Planning Department by supporting the Planning Director. As a result, they will be in a very high profile position and exposed to business critical information. The role will also include offering support to a small, friendly team in the Planning Department.

Desired skills:

  • Confident, intelligent, forward thinker
  • Proactive
  • Excellent English language and spelling ability
  • Numerate
  • Sharp eye for detail
  • Comfortable and confident in dealing with senior management / board level Executives
  • Discreet as dealing with highly confidential information
  • Team player
  • International or financial experience a bonus
  • Good knowledge of Outlook, Word and Excel, though PowerPoint
    an advantage
  • Sense of humour is essential

Duties:

  • General PA duties - diary management, phone calls, expenses, etc.
  • Scheduling meetings and conference calls - often across numerous time zones
  • Conference planning support including visa applications for delegates, hotel and transport arrangements, and preparation of the conference folder packs
  • Document preparation, letter writing, copying, filing, proofreading
  • Travel arrangements - flights, hotels, cars, currency, itineraries, visas
  • Involvement in various projects and other ad hoc tasks
  • Monthly press cuttings - reviewing industry and trade journals
  • Research, information gathering and analysis
  • Assist the planning department in checking, formatting and printing all monthly and mid-monthly financial reports

This is a great role for someone with proven support experience, with the ability to remain calm under pressure when working to strict deadlines.

 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.
 

 

 

 

 

GQ EDITORIAL
       Senior Art Editor - 267

GQ magazine is looking for a talented and ambitious Senior Art Editor to join their award-winning art team.

You will be imaginative, bold and able to initiate dynamic design in a deadline-driven environment. An integral part of the team, you will work across all sections of the magazine - from commissioning to repro stage - as well as providing creative and practical support to the art director and creative director. Candidates should have substantial experience at senior design level and an impressive portfolio of work.

We are looking for someone who can perform in a pressurised environment, and the candidate must also be articulate, self-motivated and able to manage their workload effectively. They must be exceptionally pro-active within this very busy art department, and knowledge of Adobe CS (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) is essential.

This is a great opportunity to join GQ, Britain's leading men's magazine.

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.


 


 

 

GQ EDITORIAL
      Photographic Director - 214 

GQ, Britain's biggest-selling quality men's magazine, is seeking an enthusiastic, organized and resourceful Photographic Director to join their London based Art department. The key purpose of this role is to source and commission all photography for GQ and GQ supplements.

Reporting to the Editor and Creative Director, your key responsibilities will include (but are not limited to)

  • Sourcing top-quality imagery for all sections of the magazine, negotiating rates, getting approvals, writing captions & credits, managing tight budgets and ensuring the magazine comes in under budget 
  • Producing every aspect of all photo shoots (except main fashion stories) from booking travel, organising catering, sourcing locations, to booking the stylist
  • Conceiving concepts, presenting creative visual storyboards and commissioning photographers with clear, detailed briefs for all shoots including cover and inside for every issue
  • Briefing photographers and compiling mood boards and art directing shoots for all sections of the magazine, while also maintaining a sharp eye for new talent
  • Managing picture deadlines and ensuring the art team have every image ready for the feature to be designed
  • Managing a picture editor and assistant picture editor and overseeing their duties including compiling credits, processing invoices and securing approvals. 
  • Liaising with Hollywood publicists over picture approvals and shoot concepts

The ideal applicant will be degree educated (or equivalent) and have extensive and proven picture editing experience. This role is full-encompassing with aspects of picture research, art direction, commissioning and picture editing.

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and
reference number in the subject box.
  

 

 
  

NEW MARKETS AND BRAND DEVELOPMENT
Digital Manager - 253

Condé Nast Brand Development is looking for a Digital Manager to optimise the quality and success of Condé Nast International's digital products and services. The role spans all areas of the digital business. The suitable candidate will be extremely organised and have good administrative and coordination skills.

The Digital Manager will be responsible for identifying and communicating successes and best practices as well as addressing concerns and issues, through detailed knowledge of current product and editorial projects and broader market/industry trends. This will include bench marketing new and innovative digital products, features and opportunities and supporting local markets in their experimentation and deployment.

Key responsibilities:

  • Identifying and communicating successes and best practices, addressing concerns and issues, through detailed knowledge of current product and editorial projects and broader market/industry trends
  • Working on a general social media strategy and a local strategy for each Condé Nast market upon request
  • Providing consultancy and guidance to new markets with launching their websites and apps
  • Participating in organizing conferences, training sessions or other cross-border initiatives, where digital products are relevant
  • Developing and maintaining a new system of information sharing (e.g.images, materials) between international markets
  • Composing analytical reports on the websites and digital services upon request
  • Managing and controlling digital licensees of Condé Nast International

This role will involve travel to the markets in order to guide them and help to implement various changes where necessary.

 

  Applications including a cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box. 

 

 

ADVERTISING ADMINISTRATION DEPARTMENT
      Advertising Analyst - 263

Reporting to the Business Analysis Manager, the Advertising Analyst liaises between Sales, Finance, IT and Condé Nast International to aid in the smooth running of advertising sales in each of the twelve titles and websites. The candidate will provide accurate and timely reporting on the advertising side of the business, monitor key advertisers and assist in the advertising forecasts.

Key responsibilities:

  • Production of weekly, monthly and quarterly advertising reports for Publishers, Senior Management and the International Office
  • Assisting the Business Analysis Manager and Finance team in the forecasting and budgetary process
  • Maintain records and prepare reports for the top advertiser activity and advertising categories in a timely fashion
  • Maintaining the Promotions Ledger and liaising with the Promotions teams on a regular basis
  • Aid in the front end booking system (CNAPs) improvements and development
  • Ad hoc analysis of monthly advertising revenue and year-on-year comparisons
  • Various monthly account reconciliations
  • Checking and authorising BACS payments
  • Prepare timely analysis as requested for the Market Research department

Attributes:

  • Strong Excel skills
  • Numerate and accurate with excellent attention to detail
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively with staff across all levels
  • Ability to use initiative with the confidence to suggest improvements to current procedures
  • Interest in the commercial environment of magazine publishing

Ideal candidates will have gained some experience working within finance or have an interest to do so. If you are currently studying, or looking to study, towards an accountancy qualification study support is offered (ACA, ACCA, CIMA)

 

  Applications including a cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.

 

 


 

CIRCULATION DEPARTMENT
    Promotions Designer - 261

The Circulation department at Condé Nast Publications is seeking a Creative Design Manager. This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy department promoting Condé Nast's world-renowned magazine brands.

Workload includes creating and designing all promotional materials, print and digital following briefs from managers. Campaigns include subscriptions promotions, direct marketing campaigns, digital assets and email campaigns, amongst others.

The individual has the ability to produce exciting designs whether for a scheduled campaign or in response to a last minute request. He/she will be a very creative individual with the ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines.

An appetite for hard work and design perfection will guarantee success in this role.

Proficiency is required in Adobe CS5/CS6, in particular Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign Dreamweaver, Microsoft Office and HTML coding.

 

Applications including a cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.
 

      

 

 

CONTRACT PUBLISHING
      Acting Managing Editor - 257

 

The Contract Publishing department is seeking a Managing Editor for a maternity cover contract. The successful candidate will be organized, clear-headed and calm under pressure with the ability to juggle numerous tasks at the same time. He/she will be responsible for ensuring that the various magazines come out on time and on budget, managing accounts with different clients, and must be able to keep tabs on staff, pages and potential problems at all times.

The role involves being on top of budgets, dealing with requests from clients (for editorial as well as print, distribution and other matters), and working closely with the relevant Editors, Art Directors, and Advertising Director as well as the Accounts and Production departments at Conde Nast. Sub-editing experience would be useful while some sort of experience in managing editing or editorial business/coordination is essential.

 

To apply for this role, please send a short cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.



 
   


GQ ADVERTISING
     Head of Fashion Advertising - GQ Brand Portfolio- 251

GQ is looking for a dynamic, well-connected and highly motivated individual to become a key part of this busy and successful team.

The ideal candidate will need considerable and relevant sales experience within the fashion and/or luxury market, selling to senior clients and agencies. Strong relationship management skills are essential, whilst also being a personable team player.

The Head of Fashion Advertising will manage and increase the largest category at the core of GQ's portfolio of brands, which include GQ, GQ Style and GQ.co.uk. This role is therefore integral to our continued success.

GQ is Britain's largest selling quality men's magazine with an unparalleled reputation in the market. The successful candidate should demonstrate their passion for the opportunity to be a part of this exceptional brand.

 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk  with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box  


   




HUMAN RESOURCES DEPARTMENT
   HR Internship - 248

(6-month Contract starting end of June 2015 paid at National Minimum Wage)

 

The Human Resources Department at Condé Nast Publications is seeking an intern to provide quality HR and recruitment administrative support on a daily basis. The HR intern will be mentored by one of our HR Business Partners who will assist their learning during their time with us.

The HR intern will learn and assist with the following:

  • Answering the phones and relaying messages
  • Preparing and processing weekly timesheets for temporary payroll
  • Assisting the Talent Acquisition Specialist with general administration including CV vetting and candidate feedback
  • Supporting the HR Administrator with new starter contracts and collecting right to work documentation
  • Issuing employee security passes
  • Working closely with the Payroll Manager regarding the starter and leaver process
  • Project support on various HR initiatives
  • Requesting references for new employees, as well as providing references for current or previous employees
  • Assisting with on boarding new starters including inductions
  • Providing first line support to employees for basic HR queries, including absence and benefits
  • Distributing external and internal HR post
  • Ad-hoc filing, scanning and photocopying

Key Skills & Experience:

The ideal candidate will have completed or is working towards a CIPD (Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development) qualification (or equivalent), have a keen interest in Human Resources and be willing to work with HR professionals at all levels. Candidates need to be extremely discreet due to confidential information, be approachable and have the ability to be firm when needed.

Proficient skills in MS Office packages including Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook are essential. Experience using ADP HR.net (Condé Nast HRIS) would be a bonus but is not essential.

This is an excellent opportunity for a recent HR graduate to gain experience in a Human Resources environment within one of the world's largest publishing organisations.

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box. 


 
  
 

 

GRADUATINGSUMMER 2015?

ARE YOU DETERMINED TO SUCCEED?

Would you like to be part of a highly successful Sales Team within an internationally famous Publishing House?

Could you apply imagination and stamina to achieve results both for yourself and your company?

If so, you could be the person we are looking for…

GRADUATE RECRUITMENT SCHEME

ADVERTISING SALES EXECUTIVES

Due to ongoing internal promotions, opportunities exist for graduates who are ambitious, motivated, good communicators and able to work to deadlines. Successful applicants can quickly become responsible for a Classified Section within one of our titles.

Experience is not essential. Instead, we provide a highly respected Graduate Training Scheme which comprehensively guides you through all aspects of a commercial Media Role: from telephone sales techniques and marketing theory to copywriting and face to face client liaison. Successful individuals can then progress onto Management Schemes, providing an invaluable platform for their publishing careers.

Condé Nast creates and fosters an environment you would love! Based in the hub of the West End, we offer 5 weeks holiday, generous benefits including a starting salary of £27,500 p.a, excellent bonus potential and unparalleled opportunities for promotion. In their first twelve months, on average our sales executives earn £33,000 p.a with more experienced sales executive earning in excess of £35,000 p.a.

If you feel that you can make a real contribution to our Brands and team environment, please apply immediately in writing to: Shelagh Crofts, Classified Director, The Condé Nast Publications Limited, Vogue House, Hanover Square, London W1S 1JU.

We are currently inviting applications from candidates who are graduating in 2015 and available for an induction commencing September 2015.   

 

 


 
 VIDEO & PRODUCTION
   Senior Strategist - 242

 

The Video & Production department is seeking a Senior Strategist to work under the Commercial Director of Video to plan, strategize and deliver engaging branded content for clients that increases the reputation and visibility of Condé Nast's new video offering, across all publications.

As Senior Strategist you will operate alongside other members of the Team to create content driven pitches that form part of an overall client plan. In this role you will develop and execute Condé Nast's clients overall digital content strategies in two ways.

  • Primary (80%): Your focus will be on interrogating briefs and developing content-led responses. For these responses, you will work with the content team to develop ideas, audience insights, social participation methods, and distribution strategies. You will be working closely with creative producers and the Director of Video Content. You will also be responsible for tracking the project along its lifespan & ensuring each project is wrapped with a conclusive, impressive case study. In this role you will assist a range of clients, in exploring the various avenues for creating engaging content for new and existing audiences. 
  • Secondary (20%): In collaboration with the content team, you will compile content-led brand pitches that can be archived and utilised retroactively. 

You will have proven experience within the branded content world. You will have worked across many branded campaigns - with video content specifically. A good understanding of the fashion and culture industries is preferable. You must be able to prepare thoughtful and style-led proposals and be able to work across multiple projects & clients simultaneously. You are diligent, thorough and strategy-led in your approach.

Ideally you have client facing & pitch-based experience and can handle working around ever-shifting deadlines. This role is very exciting for the right person.

 

Applications including a cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.

 

 

    

VIDEO & PRODUCTION
Creative Producer, GQ - 204

The newly created Video & Production department are seeking a Creative Producer for GQ Magazine. You will be a key member of the Video & Production team, responsible for leading the production of GQ video content of extremely high creative standards, which leads, enhances, builds and develops GQ's reputation in video.  You will work with and support the Director of Video Content and the GQ Editorial team to commission and produce editorial videos.

The suitable candidate will have previous experience in producing editorial and branded content and be comfortable writing presentations and treatments to communicate the GQ video ideas and plans. You will have managed shoot budgets and expenditure for your previous productions to a commercial level. You will also be calm, diligent and extremely conscientious with the ability to diffuse any problematic productions. To do this you will need strong communication skills and will be able to manage talent at all levels. A passion and enthusiasm for fashion, music, and culture will also be a prerequisite.

Key Deliverables

  • You will work collaboratively and directly with producers, directors, production companies, freelance producers, and talent to produce content that is successful online and represents the creativity and quality of GQ. 
  • You will manage shoot budgets and expenditure for your productions and ensure an accurate monitoring of spend. You will also manage the overarching GQ editorial video budget.
  • You will manage the communication process between the central production department and the GQ editorial team and also develop external relationships with some of the highest profile talent in both the fashion and production industries. A good contact base and knowledge of directors, producers, dops, editors, production companies and other key crew in the field will be necessary.


Applications including a cover letter and CV to recruitment@condenast.co.uk with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.

 

              



CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

Product Research Intern - 2704/PRI

Condé Nast Ecommerce are now recruiting the exciting opportunity for an intern to join the Product team and assist in regards to new product research and development in the new ecommerce start-up.

The successful applicant will need to be confident, a good communicator, numerate, highly organised and prepared to take responsibility for projects. An appetite for hard work and a tenacious approach to winning business are essential as is a keen sense of humour and a passion and knowledge of all Condé Nast brands.

Reporting into the Junior Product Merchandising Manager the successful candidate will:  

  • Work closely with the Product Merchandising Assistant to manage the Product and content title reports
  • Be responsible for daily site checks
  • Work closely with the Product merchandising assistant to research the current industry, digital product & luxury market
  • Help to prepare any product presentations
  • Book meeting rooms for the product team
  • Daily admin tasks for the product team
  • Manage the calendars of the CPO and the Head of Product
  • Content, product and trend research
  • Any other ad hoc duties
  • Assist the product team to test the functionality of the site
  • Help assist the teams to analyse and make improvements to the customer experience and user journey on the site

The ideal candidate will have a strong research ability, analytical, good business acumen, passion for fashion (forgive the pun), excellent written skills, be a quick learner and be able to act on initiative. Being a team player is an essential part of this role. The Condé Nast ecommerce office is a lively and energetic office, with a big remit and this is an excellent opportunity for a highly organised individual with a keen interest in advertising, marketing and sales.

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Educated to degree level or equivalent
  • A genuine interest in digital products & luxury fashion
  • Proficiency in Microsoft office suite (Excel, word, Power point) Keynote. Adobe skills would be an advantage
  • Strong attention to detail, organisational skills and time management 
  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment and a busy team 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to james.sale@condenastint.com with   your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.

 


CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

Senior Test Analyst - 1004/STA

Condé Nast are excited to advertise the new opportunity of a Senior Test Analyst to join the new and innovative  Marketing team. This team which is part of an even more exciting new ecommerce start-up  is formed from and invested in by Condé Nast and Condé Nast International and it is an opportunity you certainly don't want to miss out on!

The technical development team is responsible for the CN Commerce customer facing websites across Desktop, Tablet and Mobile and the integration of our systems with third parties. We are looking for a test analyst to help us build new systems and product enhancements to our customers.

Testing is an integral part of our development process. We work in a highly collaborative agile (Scrum) environment where testers are expected to contribute to planning, stand-ups, showcases and retrospectives. The successful candidate will analyse user stories and, working alongside business analysts and developers, formulate and execute acceptance tests. The position is within a small but specialised test team and therefore you will be expected to work with a dedicated agile team where you could be the only tester. The successful candidate will demonstrate skills such as being creative, technically aware, highly skilled at testing, and driven towards continuous improvement.  

Essential Experience Required:

  • Extensive eCommerce testing experience, ideally in the retail sector
  • Functional system level testing of web-based enterprise applications and services
  • Exposure to working in an Agile (Scrum) development environment
  • Broad understanding of web technologies particularly those used for client-side development (eg. HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax)
  • Knowledge of compatibility testing and advanced features of common web browsers
  • Interrogation of databases and analysing back-end system logs
  • Experience of mentoring and coaching
  • Proven ability to apply a strategic approach to testing
  • Ability to rapidly understand and question requirements to formulate tests
  • Scripted and non-scripted test approaches
  • Exposure to the full lifecycle, from requirements gathering to production testing
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills with strong attention to detail
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely to both technical and business people
  • Passion, enthusiasm and a deep interest in testing
  • Knowledge of common web debugging/monitoring tools (eg. Firebug, Postman, Httpfox, Charles / Fiddler)
  • Navigating a Linux environment via the command line
  • Understanding of tools for version control (eg. SVN, Git) and continuous integration (eg. Jenkins, Hudson)

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Exposure to working in a BDD environment and expressing tests using Gherkin
  • Application of high-level programming languages for automation frameworks (i.e. Ruby, but Java and C# for tools such as Selenium Webdriver would be advantageous)
  • Non-functional testing including security, performance and accessibility
  • Testing of XML and JSON based web services
  • Use of BDD tools such as RSpec and Cucumber
  • Ability to deploy and configure common web and application servers
  • Advanced knowledge of software development methods
  • Knowledge of B2C ecommerce including warehouse and fulfilment systems

To    apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to hannah.manku@condenastint.com with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.    

 



CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

Lead Front End Developer - 2704/LED

The Business:

Condé Nast Ecommerce is excited to offer the new opportunity of Frontend Lead to join our development team and look after our client side technical development.  The role is part of an exciting new and innovative ecommerce start-up, which is formed from and invested in by Condé Nast and Condé Nast International - an opportunity you certainly don't want to miss out on!

Our Values:

We have our own way of doing things but our foundations are build on 4 key principles; We are committed to excellence, passionate, customer obsessed and respectful and we innovate. These values define who we are, what we do and how we do it.

The Opportunity:

As part of this team you will define the best practices that we should adopt as well as providing directions for the web development team on projects.

This role is instrumental in creating driving the future development of all of our sales channels, it is a great opportunity to work with leading edge technologies in a world-leading publishing company, and participate in the definition of new functionality & processes whilst ensuring that the changing requirements of our business are delivered. The ideal candidate will be articulate with good writing and communication skills, possess common sense and intiative and have a good sense of humour and positive attitude.

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Able to interact confidently and well with a wide range of people at all levels, both internally and externally.
  • Able to present complex matters in simple ways to technical and non-technical audiences.
  • Solid understanding  & experience of git and associated development workflows
  • Client-side unit testing frameworks (Jasmine, Mocha, Chai, etc)
  • Experience implementing data-driven web applications using various integration techniques such as REST
  • In-depth knowledge of cross-browser/platform compatibilities and their capabilities in terms of rendering CSS, HTML and JavaScript
  • Understanding of content management systems (ideally Adobe AEM/CQ)
  • Integration of analytics tools such as Google Analytics
  • Progressive enhancement and graceful degradation
  • Accessibility
  • Usability
  • Experience with various social networking APIs such as Facebook or Twitter APIs
  • Understanding of key components of modern web architecture
  • Search engine optimization techniques
  • Experience with creating mobile websites using HTML5 and CSS3
  • Understanding of the capabilities of various mobile devices

 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to hannah.manku@condenastint.com with your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box. 

 



CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

Business Development Manager - 1105/BDM

Condé Nast International are excited to advertise the new opportunity of Business Development Manager (Fashion / Luxury) to join a completely NEW and INNOVATIVE team. This team which is part of an even more exciting new ecommerce start-up is formed from and invested by Condé Nast International is an opportunity you certainly don't want to miss out on!

The role of Business Development Manager (Fashion / Luxury) is an integral role within this small team of self-starters and has the overall purpose and mission to build and develop relationships with luxury and premium brands for the ecommerce platform. Reporting to the Business Development Director, internally you will build key relationships with the technical, innovation, product and finance teams and externally with our partners, the luxury and premium brands.

The wider team is built of extremely ambitious, charismatic and innovative individuals who share the same vision to be the best and have fun doing it!! Our goal is to make this the leading ecommerce marketplace, if this sounds like something you would like to be part of and you are up for the challenge, we would love to hear from you.   

Key Responsibilities 

  • Ensure the business development to its full potential with luxury and premium brands in the marketplace
  • Develop and implement strong commercial relationships with major luxury and premium brands
  • Drive business analyses, develop recommendations and implement projects and initiatives
  • Identify new market opportunities and develop market entries plans
  • Develop long-term strategic partnerships in support of our key markets.
  • Create and develop commercial opportunities with clients maximizing revenue growth and consistent with the brand values

Experience Required:

  • Excellent negotiation, relationship building and communication skills
  • Ideally 4 years+ of B2C experience in e-commerce, buying / purchasing / merchandising within luxury goods, retail or fashion industry  
  • Strong business skills with a wealth of commercial experience of managing similar businesses, preferably on both national and international scales
  • Strong analytical skills and deep knowledge of e-commerce business models
  • Project management skills and ability to see things thought to completion in a fast paced environment

 

To    apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to james.sale@condenastint.com with  your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.      

 

 



CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

SEO Manager - 2303/SMM

Condé Nast Ecommerce are excited to offer the opportunity of an SEO Manager to provide SEO analysis and recommendations in coordination with elements and structure of the websites and web pages. The role is part of an exciting new ecommerce start-up is formed from and invested in by Condé Nast and Condé Nast International and it is an opportunity you certainly don't want to miss out on!

The SEO Manager is responsible for coordinating and implementing SEO strategies. The suitable candidate will be goal oriented, possess exceptional attention to detail, and have outstanding interpersonal skills. The SEO manage will ensure that the website has been technically optimized to attract and engage visitors, build systems and protocols internally that ensure all content is optimized across all platforms and user experiences and help set, and work to, performance indicators for SEO that everyone understands and which complement overall marketing and business objectives.

Key responsibilities:

  • Perform keyword research in coordination with business objectives to optimize existing content and uncover new opportunities
  • Develop and implement link building campaigns
  • Implement and administer search engine programs (XML sitemaps, shopping feeds, webmaster tools)
  • Monitor and evaluate search results and search performance across the major search channels in order to improve rankings
  • Keep pace with SEO, search engine, social media and internet marketing industry trends and development
  • Communication to team and management on project development, timelines, and results

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Strong previous experience in Search Engine Optimization (SEO) ideally within ecommerce / fashion / agency space
  • Experience working with popular keyword tools (Google, WordTracker, Keyword Discovery, etc)
  • Experience working with CMS and building/administering content in multiple CMS environments
  • Knowledge of HTML/CSS and website administration
  • Effective communicator with internal staff and clients
  • Experience with website analysis using a variety of analytics tools including Google Analytics as well as internal reporting tools

 

To apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to james.sale@condenastint.com with   your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.

  



CONDÉ NAST INTERNATIONAL

Ecommerce Trading Manager - Shoes & Accessories - 1105/SAA

Condé Nast Ecommerce are excited to offer the opportunity of Shoes and Accessories Ecommerce Trading Manager to define and execute the Shoes and Accessories trading strategy. The role is part of an exciting new ecommerce start-up is formed from and invested in by Condé Nast and Condé Nast International and it is an opportunity you certainly don't want to miss out on!

The Shoes and Accessories Ecommerce Trading Manager will work closely with the Senior Merchandising Manager and Business Development Team to develop and implement the trading strategy for the Shoes and Accessories category in order to deliver sales and profit growth. You will take ownership of the Shoes and Accessories category to effectively deliver a targeted offer, define and communicate KPIs and targets, supply detailed insights on a regular basis and making data-driven action plans to continuously optimise the commercial performance.

This is a very data driven role that requires a thorough understanding of the customer base, competitive market and seasonal fashion trends along with the ability to analyse sales performance and site trading metrics. The role involves managing external partners together with the Business Development Team.

 

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and implement the category trade and merchandising strategy to drive sales and profit performance, delivering an optimised mix relative to our core target customer in-line with overriding trading strategy and identifying a roadmap for achieving plans. Introducing new brands to the site, establishing relationships with new vendors and maintaining existing relationships, range development, sourcing content & collateral, negotiating exclusives and launches.
  • Completing annual and seasonal sales and profit targets by brand and category, examining growth opportunities, product mix development, trading improvements taking responsibility for performance against targets.
  • Implement merchandising strategy to drive trade, including retail merchandising, visual merchandising, cross-sell merchandising, optimisation of promotions, creation of site content features including inspiration, trends and boutiques.
  • Utilise analytics tools and work with the Analytics team to undertake detailed analysis of category performance to report on sales and margin, including reviewing successes, weaknesses and opportunities to identify areas of improvement in order to deliver trading objectives which involves analysis of site metrics to establish actionable insights for improving trade.
  • Thoroughly understand customer behavior and optimise customer journey and user experience, including content and promotions to maximise product visibility and sales performance using MVT and A/B testing.
  • Work with content teams to deliver inspirational content to drive engagement strategies including promotional and seasonal campaigns, plan and influence priorities on homepage and landing pages and track the performance of those initiatives working closely with the Analytics and Business Development team.
  • Contribute to the marketing campaign planning and provide product and brand guidelines when campaigns are developed.
  • Negotiate the most favorable commercial terms/commissions together with the Trading Marketing team.
  • Monitor detailed analysis by brand, best practice, and identifying new trends in advance, staying abreast on range development, product and brand knowledge, pricing strategy and the luxury ecommerce market.
  • Contribute and assist in managing the marketing/trading calendar with regards to trading priorities including the launches, exclusives, promotions and brand campaign activities in order to maximise marketing opportunities and site traffic.
  • Update the Search (PPC/SEO) team with regards to new brands, products and all keywords, ensure they are alerted to browsing and navigational changes, liaise with them on initiatives to ensure SEO is delivered.
  • Working with other trading managers on projects and ensuring communication with Senior Merchandising Manager and Business Development Team on all key operational and strategic activities.
  • Building relationships at all levels across Marketing, Merchandising, Content, IT, Analytics, Product, Visual Merchandising, Production and Vendors to ensure all activities drive sales and margin performance.

Ideal Experience Required:

  • Strong experience in an ecommerce merchandising or trading, ideally within the luxury fashion sector.
  • A genuine passion for luxury product 
  • Customer orientated with all strategic & operational activities
  • Sound business acumen, highly numerate, with excellent planning & analytical capabilities
  • Self-motivated with an entrepreneurial spirit to rapidly drive business growth
  • Industry trend-focused and data driven, able to draw actionable insights from complex data sets
  • Confident in making decisions and taking accountability for actions
  • Excellent team working, communication and people management skills
  • Thrives in a fast paced work environment and works well under pressure to stringent deadlines
  • Experience working with online content managements systems and merchandising tools
  • Strong computer literacy, especially Excel
  • Graduate level education (or equivalent)

To  apply for this role, please send your cover letter and CV to james.sale@condenastint.com with  your name, the job title and reference number in the subject box.  

 

To apply for any of these jobs, please send a covering letter and CV to:
 

recruitment@condenast.co.uk

Charlotte Farleigh - Talent Acquisition Specialist