Circulation Manager

Salary: Competitive

Aceville Publications are based in Colchester, Essex and are part of the D.C.Thomson group of companies.

Aceville have a wide portfolio of magazine titles covering crafts, food, health, education, and homes & gardens in both the consumer and B2B areas.

The Circulation Managers role is an extremely important one, reporting directly to the Managing Director, and the successful candidate will ideally have a good experience of the publishing industry and news trade.

The role will require innovation and creativity as well as regular daily, weekly and monthly duties.

Key Tasks & Responsibilities

  • Working closely with UK & Export distributors to achieve the best possible sales results.
  • Agreeing retail promotional budgets and planning campaigns.
  • Working with group circulation and production teams on joint initiatives.
  • Confirming all print order requirements and coordinating with magazine printers.
  • Regular liaison with in house promotions and marketing teams.
  • Production of and updating all print and promotional schedules.
  • Detailed record keeping.
  • Monitoring figures and market trends plus reacting to threats and opportunities.
  • Supporting senior management in meetings and through various reports.
  • Presenting to key retailers and distribution personnel.
  • Keeping ABC records and completion of returns.
  • Dealing with ad hoc requests and needs promptly as they arise.
  • Attending meetings covering various aspects of the business.
  • Relaying relevant information to key members of staff and departments.

Candidate Requirements

  • Relevant experience in the publishing/distribution industry.
  • Highly organized.
  • Great attention to detail.
  • Must have a high level of numeracy.
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Be innovative and creative.
  • Self-motivated.
  • Commercial awareness.

How to apply

If you feel this exciting and dynamic role is for you, please send your CV and covering letter to