Advertising Manager

We are excited to be growing our commercial team, which manages advertising, advertorial and brand partnership opportunities across our print magazine and busy digital platforms. As an independent arts publication, revenue from advertising and brand partnerships is crucial to the survival, growth and development of the company.

We are recruiting a new Advertising Manager to provide additional support to the ever-growing commercial sales team. The ideal applicant will have proven experience in media sales – ideally within the music, festivals and events industry – and also have a broad knowledge of the music, events and youth culture landscape. They’ll use this insight to help bring in new advertising and partnership opportunities and grow the magazine’s revenue streams.


Salary: Dependent on experience w/ structured commission
Start date: ASAP
Location: London
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  • Work with the wider commercial sales team to bring in new business and revenue streams across advertising, advertorial and brand partnerships 
  • Regular client contact and sales outreach via phone, email, video and in-person meetings
  • Work to pre-agreed targets for outreach and new business acquisition 
  • Create proposal decks for clients 
  • Attend meetings, networking events and pitches as required, with opportunities to travel in the UK and abroad 
  • Raise invoices and work with the finance team to ensure payment terms are met
  • Weekly commercial meetings to discuss leads for sales and larger partnerships
  • Provide regular sales reports to wider commercial team 
  • Work with the wider company to develop new ideas for creative advertising and partnerships 
  • Represent Crack Magazine and ensure first and foremost clients’ needs are met


  • Motivated and self-starting, with a strong drive to hit targets and unlock commission bonuses  
  • Experience in advertising, media sales and brand partnerships
  • Existing address book of potential clients and agency contacts 
  • Excellent communication skills, attention to detail and ability to multi-task across many clients
  • Skilled in client services, project and account management 
  • Able to keep to strict deadlines within a fast-paced working environment  
  • A keen music fan, and more generally an avid follower of media, content, festivals, social, marketing and technology trends 
  • Knowledge of digital advertising across websites and Google Ad Manager
  • Experience using project management and CRM software 
  • Strong knowledge of Crack Magazine’s audience and output 


  • Flexible hours
  • Paid holiday
  • Remote / hybrid working
  • Tickets to festivals, concerts and events
  • Birthdays off
  • Bonuses for hitting target performance


We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and we are committed to developing our business by diversifying the voices and lived experiences of our team.