Commercial content manager

Posted by Clarion Gaming
  • Salary Competitive
  • Location London

Clarion Gaming, the leading provider of events and intelligence for the gambling sector, is looking for a manager to oversee the management of the commercial content function . 

They will be joining the business at a critical time as it drives the expansion of Clarion Gaming’s daily coverage of the global gaming sector into new verticals across its network of media brands.

The opportunity

The commercial content manager will focus on the delivery of commercial campaigns in accordance with the company’s style, guidelines and wider commercial content strategy, as well as managing a growing team of executives and their workloads. 

The CPM will be required to feed into content generation ideas, flesh out baseline content ideas provided by the team in order to interview client subject matter experts and produce or edit a variety of content formats, such as:

  • Native advertising articles (brand views)
  • Advertorials
  • Video interviews
  • Webinars

What you can expect from the role

  • Manage the commercial content team, including training, managing workload and allocating duties
  • Plan and manage commercial content delivery schedule
  • Contribute to the development and execution of content-led commercial campaigns for partners
  • Edit client copy
  • Conduct interviews and write up copy
  • Research client products and assets
  • Film client interviews
  • Manage incoming copy for magazines and liaise with production editor over subbing and design
  • Produce all client copy to achieve campaign aims 
  • Use CMS (WordPress) to upload content to iGB, iGB Affiliate and other Clarion Gaming publishing sites
  • Source and embed value-add content to commercial content (video snippets of webinars/interviews, white paper excerpts etc.)
  • Represent the brands at events, conferences, and evening functions
  • Contribute to development of new commercial publishing products

What you will need to have to be successful in this role

  • Hungry to learn and improve all aspects of their commercial content skills
  • Experience in a commercial copy writing environment in a client-facing role essential
  • Highly organised and able to multi-task
  • Ability to write clear, concise, engaging copy
  • Meticulous eye for detail
  • Flawless grammar, proofing and editing skills
  • Understanding the editing/publishing process
  • The ability to work both independently and as a team player
  • To work calmly under pressure
  • Quick with initiative and not afraid to try out ideas
  • Takes pride in their work
  • Creative approach to work and problem solving
  • Ability to encourage and engage juniors effectively

Preferred qualifications and experience:

  • Experience in managing a small team (directly or indirectly) 
  • Strong experience in stakeholder management  
  • Prior knowledge of the gambling sector a plus but not essential 

Why you should work for us

  • Competitive salary benchmarked against the industry
  • 25 days’ holiday annually + your birthday off
  • Wellbeing perks such as free gym membership, cycle to work scheme and employee assistance programme inc. 3 free counselling sessions 
  • Private healthcare
  • Competitive pension scheme 
  • Training & professional development opportunities
  • Lunch and learn sessions
  • Company off sites and team socials.

The safety of our employees and candidates is our top priority so for now, all interviews will be taking place via video call with our hiring managers.

Clarion and the Gaming Division is committed to equality of opportunity for all staff and applications from individuals are encouraged regardless of age, disability, sex, gender reassignment, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief and marriage and civil partnerships.

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