Hearst Magazines UK has announced the appointment of Zoe Jobson as Publisher of House Beautiful.
Posted on: 01 June 2012 08:06
Zoe (pictured), who was Head of Brand Marketing at Hearst Magazines UK, is assuming the publishing responsibility of House Beautiful from 25 June and replaces outgoing Publisher Chris Tarafa. House Beautiful, edited by Julia Goodwin, provides inspiration and expert advice for home lovers looking for a trustworthy depth and breadth of home content, and has a circulation of 132,962.
As Head of Brand Marketing, Zoe’s specific focus was on the Hearst Magazines UK Lifestyle Group and prior to that she worked in brand marketing across the portfolio of ex-NatMag brands.
House Beautiful sits within Hearst UK’s Lifestyle Group which comprises Country Living, Good Housekeeping and Prima.
Group Publishing Director, Lifestyle Group, Judith Secombe says: “I am thrilled to appoint Zoe as Publisher of House Beautiful – her talent, energy, creativity and in depth knowledge in the women’s space will be a huge asset to the brand. I’d also like to thank Chris and wish him all the best for the future.”
Zoe Jobson says: “I’ve loved working with the fantastic marketing team in such a customer-centric environment and I am now delighted to have the opportunity to take this experience and focus on House Beautiful in a publishing role.”
Hearst UK’s Lifestyle Group comprises some of the UK’s best performing magazines including Good Housekeeping, which sells 443,750 copies a month; Prima which celebrated its silver jubilee last year with a circulation of 280,207; and Country Living which sells 206,027 copies per month.