Manager, Branded Editions



Richmond, BC, Canada
Posted on Friday, November 10, 2023

PressReader is a rapidly growing technology company that partners with the world’s leading publishers to deliver content to millions of users in over 160 countries. Our progressive approach to digital distribution has allowed publishers such as The Washington Post, The Guardian, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, The Globe and Mail, and Vogue to find new audiences through business partnerships, including airlines, hotels, cruise ships, libraries, and thousands of other companies worldwide.

Our technology also powers Branded Editions (BE) - a white-label solution that enables publishers to deliver their digital content in interactive ways. BE allows them to build a customizable platform that supports a wide range of revenue opportunities.

We have a full-time opportunity for a Manager, Branded Editions to join our Branded Editions team.

As part of the Branded Editions (BE) team, you will be responsible for cultivating relationships with BE partners. This includes ongoing daily communication with the publisher, management of web and app products, product operations and product upgrades. You will be engaged with publishers to establish creative ways to increase business growth more effectively. This is a highly collaborative role deeply involved with our partners and with multiple internal teams such as content, product, sales and marketing, which requires strong interpersonal skills.

This role is an integral part of our business, and you will help shape the future of PressReader’s content publishing growth that will focus on new customer acquisition and ongoing customer success.

In this role, you will:

Operations and Publisher Support:

  • Own relationships with assigned BE partners, managing all aspects of their digital edition’s product
  • Use critical thinking, analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve platform or partner issues in the operations of their BE product, or as it relates to the publisher partnership overall
  • Manage web and apps including operational changes requested by the publisher or needed by platform changes
  • Upgrade web and apps to latest versions applicable to client, or as operating systems require
  • Contribute to internal efforts to improve the BE platform, Hub, and other tools used to build, operate and deliver BE products
  • Contribute feedback, ideas and suggestions to BE Product Lead, to drive BE product evolution

Marketing + Sales Support:

  • Engage with BE team to learn and compile best practices in sales and marketing efforts completed by BE partners across the globe
  • Share and demonstrate examples of best practices, as requested by BE partners, that will drive user engagement, increase subscription or individual sales, build awareness of the publisher brand, and showcase marketing concepts that have been used successfully by other partners that may be applicable.
  • Participate in broader Content Group meetings and stay engaged with the publishing industry generally to understand trends that may be applicable to BE partners.

Administrative Responsibilities:

  • Provide accounts receivable support, as required
  • Support BE Sales and/or Launch team, as required

You are a great fit if you have:

  • 1 to 3 years of working experience either in product or account management
  • Complete fluency in Spanish language both written and spoken
  • Have proficiency in any other languages preferably Portuguese
  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills
  • A strong technical aptitude
  • Proficiency in MS Office
  • An open-minded approach that seeks and embraces new learnings
  • A strong analytical and organizational skills
  • An emphatic understanding and a team player spirit
  • A creative mind and solid problem-solving skills
  • An ability to adapt to a multi-cultural environment
  • The ability to manage efficiently tight deadlines and priorities
  • A bachelor's degree in any course or field

Bonus points if you:

  • Have proficiency in any other languages preferably Portuguese
  • Have experience in the publishing industry
  • Have a strong interest in the technology sector

We thank everyone who is interested in our role. Only qualified candidates legally eligible to work in Canada will be directly contacted for this position.

If you don’t see yourself fully reflected in every job requirement listed for this job, we still encourage you to apply. We are committed to creating a more equitable, inclusive and diverse company and we welcome applicants of all genders, ages, ethnicities, cultures, abilities, sexual orientations, sexual identification, and life experiences.

Sometimes emergencies happen and you may need to reschedule an interview. We understand. Please let us know without worrying about losing the opportunity or your credibility.

PressReader offers a compensation package which includes extended health care, dental, vision and accidental death insurance paid by the company; 15 paid vacation days to start, sick and bereavement days; reimbursements for professional training and membership in professional associations; fitness subsidy and more, along with a chance to be working with amazing people.

To apply, please submit your resume, and a cover letter explaining why you are the right person for this role.

This is a great opportunity for the right candidate.

We can’t wait to meet you!