Head of Commercial Operations (Maternity Cover)

DC Thomson Media
Closing Date: 27/10/2021
  • Dundee/Remote
  • Full Time
  • DC Thomson Media

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the commercial leadership team as Head of Commercial Operations. Reporting to the Chief Revenue Officer, you will play a key part in ensuring operational excellence across the commercial department.

You will be have management responsibility for the various operational managers within the department, each of which contribute to the delivery of our advertising portfolio. These include Creative, Planning and Admin, Commercial Development, Branded Content and Commercial Operations.

The teams have gone through a period of change in recent years, to collaborate and streamline ways of working to ensure they can efficiently support the various internal customers. This period of discovery is still underway so project delivery and attention to detail is an important aspect of this role.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Line management of the Operations Managers
  • Supporting revenue growth by ensuring operations teams have the tools and workflows required to run efficiently.
  • Supporting internal business planning.
  • Cross department projects to develop areas of collaboration in line with the business’ wider transformation targets.

Key skills and attributes:

  • Management Experience
  • Strong Commercial Awareness
  • Awareness of media and advertising
  • Data driven mind-set
  • Systems knowledge
  • Excellent stakeholder engagement


  • Business Management degree
  • A background in sales or marketing
  • O365 expertise
  • CRM experience

To apply for this role, please follow our online application process and submit a CV and cover letter. 

This is a full-time, temporary position up to December 2022, working 35 hours per week from our Meadowside office or remotely.  We offer a generous package including 34 days holiday, health cash plan, excellent pension, a competitive salary, and many more staff discounts and benefits. 

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from everyone and do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability or any other protected characteristics.

If you have any issues with your application, please email recruitment@dcthomson.co.uk. 

Please note that we reserve the right to close the vacancy early once we have received suitable applications. Therefore, please ensure you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.