Trading Executive in London

Location: London
Salary: Hidden
Recruiter: News UK
Job Hours: Full-time

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Job Description

We are News UK : One of the leading media businesses in the UK and Ireland. Our newsbrands include The Times, The Sunday Times, The Sun, The Sun on Sunday and The TLS. Our national broadcast brands include talkSPORT, Times Radio, TalkTV and Virgin Radio UK, and we have market-leading local radio stations across Ireland. Our world-famous brands provide news, analysis, opinion and entertainment to almost 40 million people each month. Spanning print and pixel, audio and video, events and experiences, our multiplatform brands are home to a plurality of opinion, representing the diverse communities we serve. News UK is wholly owned by News Corp.

Your role: You will be an integral part of our advertising and commercial team, contributing to the success of our media campaigns and revenue generation. Playing a key part in the management contract delivery and compliance in order to generate maximum value from commercial contracts. You will play a crucial role in shaping and implementing trading strategies across various platforms, ensuring that we deliver exceptional value to our clients and partners. 

Your Team: The Trading Team’s principal activity is to monetize investment across the full News UK portfolio including News Broadcasting, identify new revenue streams, create trading agreements to secure revenues and to provide accurate reporting to deliver commercial agreements. This function is integral to News UK’s relationship with major agency networks, independent agencies and clients as these organisations form the majority of News UK’s advertising revenue.

Day to day you will

  • Contribute and provide a number of vitally important reports for internal delivery to Sales Groups and external delivery to ad agencies.

  • Be solely responsible for all Agency and Clients Revenue and Free Space monitoring/reporting, including revenue generated via Wireless Group.

  • Conduct analysis to contribute towards monthly reports for all Agency Groups, e.g. Group M, Publicis and Omnicom.

  • Contribute to reports that manages the CPS compliance of all News UK client contracts 

  • Reconcile and compiling data with our external auditors.

  • Ad hoc analysis that the Trading Team may require as part of negating processes.

  • Create monthly reports for the various teams within News UK

  • Compile Monthly Circulation reports

  • What we’re looking for from you: 

  • Numerical/reasoning skills as well as the ability to communicate clearly in both verbal and documentary form.

  • Experience of using Excel to understand, manipulate and interrogate data

  • Interest in the media industry and commercial trading models

  • Life at News

    Driven by passion, guided by principles and acting with purpose. We represent, reflect and reach the nation, telling the stories that matter. We inform our audiences so that they can make decisions based on trusted information.

    To do this, we believe our employees must represent different backgrounds, perspectives and experiences. We strive to maximise and encourage every individual’s potential and ensure everyone feels valued. We support this through our Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Strategy, which focuses on three main priorities - attracting talent from a wider, more representative pool, developing equity programmes to drive better representation in our leadership, and ensuring diversity and inclusivity in our workforce as well as the journalism and content we produce. We also currently have 12 employee led networks and groups that support our strategy and connect like minded employees socially.


    Some of our benefits include:

  • Maternity leave up to 18 weeks full basic salary & paternity leave up to 2 weeks

  • Wide range of training available, plus full LinkedIn Learning access

  • Private medical insurance including coverage for pre-existing conditions

  • Discounted gym memberships , free ClassPass at Home, weekly virtual yoga classes

  • ‘Bikes for Work’ and ‘Electric Car’ scheme

  • Up to 60% discount on Harper Collins books

  • Access to exclusive events and competitions with exciting brands such as talkSPORT, Virgin Radio UK & The Times. Weekly virtual panel chats with top journalists and celebrities

  • Access to wellbeing benefits such as EAP, physio/massage and counselling

  • A generous pension scheme with employer contributions of up to 5%

  • 25 days holiday , plus bank holidays and up to 4 volunteering days per year

  • We want to ensure that everyone we meet has the opportunity to perform to their best when applying for a role. Please let us know, at any stage, whether you require any reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process, and we will do our best to accommodate.

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