IPC Direct is responsible for driving revenues from our brands through direct marketing methods. Headed by IPC Direct marketing director Amanda Chester, it's a highly-profitable part of IPC Media's business and encompasses the Subscriptions Marketing, Marketing Operations, Database Marketing, IPC Direct Shopping and Telemedia teams.
The Subscriptions Marketing team works across 50-plus IPC brands. It deploys an array of marketing methods - including online and affiliate marketing, direct mail and telemarketing plus traditional direct response promotions - to consistently drive IPC's subscriptions business. The team is composed of 25 marketers and incorporates DM Design, an integrated direct marketing design agency. For more information, contact Paul Hatch, acting head of subscriptions marketing, on 020 3148 6316 or email email@example.com.
The Marketing Operations team ensures that IPC Direct's customers receive what they are expecting, when they expect it. Working in partnership with specialist suppliers, they support the multi-million pound business of IPC Direct with a team of logistics, customer care and operational management experts. For general enquiries, contact Kevin Lamb, acting head of marketing operations, on 020 3148 6314 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The IPC Direct Shopping team delivers commercially-driven direct response marketing expertise to our publishing companies. The available options include reader offers, e-commerce, in-house catalogues and co-branded catalogues. Activity is created to match the brand proposition of individual titles and is a core part of magazines' editorial make up. For more information, please contact John Warburton, head of shopping, on 020 3148 6342 or email email@example.com.
The Database Marketing team offers innovative and intelligent solutions to list-building, database management and data analysis that improve consumer insight and deliver accountable results in subscription marketing, email marketing and research campaigns at IPC. The team also offers a list rental service to third parties. For more information, contact Lee Wilmore, head of database marketing, on 020 3148 6338 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
IPC Direct works in partnership with Telecom Express to provide editorial promotions for IPC brands using all forms of premium rate communication media: voice, internet, mobile and SMS. Popular premium rate promotions are Lucky Numbers and Live Psychic services. For more information, contact Amanda Chester, direct marketing director, on 020 3148 6280 or email email@example.com.
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