To have full product ownership and accountability both from an editorial, brand and commercial point of viewTo grow the business holistically, internationallyLead, manage and grow a diverse and purpose-driven team, which includes developing international, satellite teamsDevelop and manage budgets and forecasts with full accountability Lead strategy on campaigns, working collaboratively across the team to help generate and protect revenue, included but not limited to creating high investment media plans and proposalsBe the leader of the post-sale process, overseeing campaign implementation and optimizing to create positive results and client experiences, that both protect revenue and generate renewal revenueAssign and edit a range of stories across the personal finance and related content verticals, ensuring quality assurance and continually enhance the overall productWork with leadership on recruiting and hiring the best talent To direct and oversee project pilots, ensuring pilots are on-brand and well-managedEnsure teams are up to date and implementing global best practice in their respective areasPresent and speak publicly about The Simple Sum with confidence, in a compelling wayPartner with the legal, communications, and corporate strategy teams, as appropriate
+5 years’ media experience at publisher, agency or related media business, with client-facing exposure+2 years’ management experienceExperience forming and/or managing regional &/or international teams highly favouredRelevant qualifications in new media and/or related areasAbility to create and commercialise a range of digital and traditional mediums including but not limited to websites, social channels, podcasts, events and gamesDemonstrable data-driven content development and content marketing skillsProven expertise in formulating effective content and commercial strategyExpertise in media math (CPM, CPV, media metrics etc)Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneouslyDemonstrable understanding of media inventory forecastingWide range of sources and contacts across South East Asia, and ideally other global marketsAn effective public speaker and presenter, ideally with media trainingAn eye for editorial talent, and a track record of developing emerging content creatorsThe highest journalistic and legal standardsA collaborative spirit, and the ability to work across departments and global offices
About The Simple Sum
The Simple Sum seeks a superstar Publisher to lead our team on our promising journey ahead. We’re looking for someone with the rare blend of business and commercial smarts, the ability to inspire and empower creativity, exceptional communication skills, with a growth mindset and upbeat attitude. Are you our unicorn? Then please, read on.
This person has to have the confidence and experience to play a leading role in a young and rapidly growing international team; an affinity both with the subject matter – being personal finance, and with our target audience - being young millennials and Gen Zs. We’re looking for someone who is purpose-driven and wants to be a critical player in helping us achieve our ambition, which is to democratise financial literacy and empower youth to successfully manage their personal finances.
Reporting to the Managing Partner, you’ll be responsible for the overall delivery and performance of The Simple Sum, which includes leading a team of inspiring, young creators and commercial operatives. You must be strategically minded, with the vision to ensure that The Simple Sum continues to innovate and inspire, whilst retaining a relevant editorial perspective and commercial viability.
The Simple Sum is a personal finance content producer that aims to improve the financial literacy of Millennials and Generation Z, through simple and engaging multimedia content.
The Simple Sum is a subsidiary of Golden Equator Group. Through its ecosystem of businesses and networks, Golden Equator invests in the future generation through its key pillars of Capital, Technology, and Community to build financially rewarding businesses while driving positive social impact.
For more information, please visit: thesimplesum.com
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