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Contract Type:Permanent Contract
Salary or training bursary: Competitive
Company:ESI Media
Open to all
Apply by:26/02/2021 - 23:59

Commercial Operations Assistant

Interested in commercial operations? Great at problem-solving? Don’t miss this opportunity to join ESI Media as a Commercial Operations Assistant…

ESI Media is an innovative multichannel media business, with a cross-platform reach of 23.1m. Their brands include the London Evening Standard, The Independent and London Live, and they have offices based in the UK and US.

ESI Media are looking for a Commercial Operations Assistant to join their Licensing & Syndication team. The successful candidate will support the Licensing & Syndication team by managing sales administration, reporting, invoicing and all commercial processes to support revenue generation. They will report to the Head of Content Partnerships.


  • Log income from clients in ESI’s sales booking system and liaise with Finance and clients over queries
  • Prepare weekly revenue and audience reports and revenue-tracking
  • Manage some existing commercial accounts
  • Upload and send daily trade marketing email
  • Monitor and respond to in-bound sales enquiries using reply/pricing templates
  • Communicate prices and quotes (by email or telephone) and, where relevant, negotiate with clients to support sales of text, images and video content
  • Manage price agreements and contract documentation for the Account Manager and Head of Content Partnerships
  • Monitor off-platform content usage on third-party platforms (MSN, Yahoo, Facebook, Apple etc.)
  • Report ESI content used by clients and clearly communicate results and anomalies to the relevant manager

Knowledge, Skills, Experience


  • Confident team player with a keen interest in commercial operations and the sales process
  • Ability to communicate clearly with the team and in the wider business
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Ability to carry out repetitive tasks with accuracy
  • Proactive with excellent analytical skills and experience of problem solving
  • Excellent time and organisational skills
  • Calm with a logical approach to managing tasks under time pressure
  • Experience of presenting detailed data and reports in a clear succinct format
  • Evidence of responding quickly and informatively to emails and phone calls
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, especially Excel and Word
  • Ability to multi-task and work efficiently in a busy environment
  • Ability to work well on your own, with colleagues and with external partners


  • Familiarity with News Publishing, Digital Media and ESI brands
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Familiarity with account management and financial processing
  • Experience of interaction with customers
  • Enthusiasm, flexibility and a natural curiosity

We welcome and encourage applications from candidates who are under-represented in the creative industries.

Please note that the company reserves the right to withdraw this listing prior to the official closing date, therefore we recommend getting your applications in early.

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