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Trinity Mirror PLC
Commercial Analyst - Trinity Mirror plc
Chadderton, Manchester
Competitive Salary + Company benefits 

Trinity Mirror plc is one of the UK’s largest multimedia publishers. We publish over 150 newspaper brands, including the Mirror and the Daily Record, as well as iconic market-leading regional and local newspaper titles, such as the Manchester Evening News & The Liverpool Echo. Digital growth is at the heart of Trinity Mirror‘s strategy, with a goal of developing and sustaining strong positions across print and digital channels.

Job Introduction

Trinity Mirror Group plc is seeking to recruit a Commercial Analyst to work within MEN. Working closely with the commercial Managing Director, this role will focus on developing and driving the commercial strategy of the business.

Role Responsibility:

  • Working closely with the sales management team and supporting finance in producing weekly advertising revenue forecasts.
  • Target setting and bonus calculations, ensuring that the scheme is applied accurately and consistently.
  • Control of the advertising rate-cards ensuring that they continue to meet the strategic aims of the business.
  • Maintaining the accuracy of rates and discounts within the advertising booking system.
  • Development of short term advertising promotions.
  • Supporting the production of bespoke sales presentations by recommending and monitoring pricing and discounts.
  • Monitoring and control of digital yields in line with the group pricing framework.
  • Pro-active analysis of advertising revenue, identifying opportunities and recommending solutions.
  • Assisting finance with the review and subsequent implementation of local advertising quarterly re-forecasts and budgets.
  • Working closely with the Commercial Managing Director and local Finance Director.

The Ideal Candidate 

  • Will possess a CIMA qualification or be working towards it.
  • Enjoy a hands-on role in a busy finance/ commercial environment.
  • Able to influence and manage people both directly and indirectly.
  • Numerically and highly commercially analytical and literate.
  • Excellent attention to detail.
  • High degree of proficiency with Microsoft Excel and data-mining tools.

Package Description 

  • Competitive salary
  • Company pension
  • Extensive and flexible benefits portfolio (to be discussed at interview)