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The Specialist Magazine For Investors in the London, UK & International Property Markets

Developers and estate agents looking to market their properties to Ultra High-Net-Worth investors from the Middle Eastern and International markets now have an exciting new publication to help showcase their forthcoming launches.

Absolutely London & UK Property (Global Edition) comes from Zest Media’s stable of beautifully produced and content-rich publications, with the added bonus of unique and strategic distribution to ensure that the magazines are reaching this exclusive target audience, who are notoriously difficult to reach.

Zest Media launched Absolutely London Property Magazine at Dubai’s Cityscape Global show in September 2016 and and captured on video the excitement of the occasion. 

After the success of our Absolutely Property Abu Dhabi Edition, which was published in March 2017 the forthcoming Dubai 2017 edition is set to be one of our biggest and best yet as we have extended the advertising and editorial to cover the international property market due to demand from advertisers. With advice from both agents and developers on the best locations to invest in, plus market round ups from our renowned property writers, our titles are invaluable for overseas nationals and ex-pats actively interested in investing in the London, UK and international residential and new homes markets.

One of the most exciting distribution channels for the magazines are the  Cityscape Events, some of the largest and most influential property exhibitions around the globe, connecting international real estate companies, buyers and foreign investors. We are thrilled to have partnered with Cityscape and are planning the next next phase of launches. For more details on forthcoming titles and a full breakdown of media information and distribution, please see our dedicated media pack here.

A Diary of my Internship with Zest Media

First, let me introduce myself, my name is Gant Chinavicharana and I am an intern at Zest Media – starting in early June 2017. My role is content generation assistant.

My internship with Zest Media came about through my university, as part of my postgraduate final project. Prior to this internship I had little to no experience working in an office, mostly working freelance, so I was very nervous when I found out I had an interview with Zest. As I leafed through the Absolutely stable of magazines I felt slightly out of place – at the time, a high-end luxury magazine publisher was not a place I could see myself working. My writing has mostly been rather informal in both style and topic – outside of university I run my own video game blog, which I felt wasn’t a natural fit for Absolutely’s magazines and web sites.

That view quickly changed when I arrive at Zest’s open plan office and seeing how relaxed the atmosphere is. Most of the employees dress informally and the enthusiasm is infectious. My interview went extremely well and a few weeks later, I officially became an intern at Zest Media.

Despite being the publisher of luxury lifestyle magazines aimed at affluent audiences, the enjoyable working environment eased off a lot of pressure that weighed on my mind. Working primarily as a content generation assistant, I added to the creation of Zest’s own content. From writing blog posts (such as this one), taking photographs, helping to conduct interviews, to even having the chance to contribute an editorial piece in the magazine – which was published and credited.

Many of the tasks I was given would see me venturing out of the office to various locations, primarily Wimbledon as I was working closely with that edition of the magazine. From fashion events, to restaurant reviews, openings, and new menu previews, there hasn’t been a week at Zest that I was in the office for the whole week. My personal favourite would have to be all the restaurant and food reviews; being a bit of a foodie, getting to try new food and write about it was a lot of fun and makes the whole internship process more interesting and dynamic.

In the office, aside from writing content, I also worked in various research task to support the senior team. Additionally I was also given access to Hubspot, the sales and marketing software with a collection of online courses to teach users about inbound sales and marketing. Completing these courses and their corresponding test would award me with certificates, strengthening my CV and professional credibility. These more corporate tasks gave me more experience with office work, helping me to grow professionally.

Interning with Zest Media is both an excellent learning opportunity, personally and professionally, as well as being one of the most interesting and fun places to work. I can say with absolute certainty that my 6 weeks at Zest has been one of the most valuable experiences in my life.

Gant Chinavicharana

If you are interested in internships at Zest Media please contact us here

 

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As content marketing specialists and publishers of the Absolutely stable of magazines (17 luxury London publications) and our brand extensions Absolutely Mama (absolutely-mama.co.uk) and Absolutely Weddings (absolutely-weddings.co.uk), we know the challenges of being in control of the customer experience and keeping up with the competition.  We were delighted to attend a recent briefing from the PPA on their recent research (commissioned by Abacus e-Media) to smaller, independent publishers on the transition of content from print to digital. Although there are pressures for SME publishers the advantages of being smaller mean businesses such as Zest can compete competitively and innovatively in an increasingly sophisticated digital space.

To find out how we can help you with your content marketing contact us using this magic form.

Zest Media, publisher of Absolutely, London’s fastest-growing group of lifestyle magazines, is expanding its digital division. Following the highly successful launch of absolutely-weddings.co.uk and absolutely-mama.co.uk, an exciting opportunity has arisen for a digital designer intern to work alongside our UI Designer. The role is based in our offices in Old Street and is for a minimum two month duration.

WHAT YOU WILL DO:

● Help build and grow a leading brand, working collaboratively with the senior team as well as executing your own visions independently.
● Bring your designs to life.
● Communicate your ideas and vision.
● Refine your work through rigorous iteration.

 

WHAT YOU WILL NEED:

● The foremost quality for this position is creativity.
● You believe in creating elegant fashion and compelling designs. The details matter to you, and you do not stop till your designs are perfect.
● You know that a good design requires research and multiple iterations. As part of that, you’re able to accept feedback and make rational decisions.
● The details matter to you. They really matter to you.
● You can work independently and reliably.

 

SKILLS:

WordPress is your best friend! Proficiency and experience in Adobe Creative Cloud with a good eye for typography.
We welcome experience with front-end development (HTML, CSS and Java) and understanding of interaction design, UX and UI principles.

Please send CV and portolio to angie@zest-media.com accompanied by a covering letter.

Mama’s got a brand-new mag… we are delighted to announce the launch of Absolutely Mama by Zest Media, having received amazing support from some of the most renowned brands within the industry.

Absolutely Mama is the parenting magazine for stylish London mums, focusing not only on must-have parenting buys and advice but also on the mum herself, guiding her through pregnancy and parenthood with top fashion, beauty and fitness content.

The circulation of Absolutely Mama is unique. 20,000 copies are printed for each edition and on sale at the top 100 travel WH Smith stores, in Selfridges and at select Waitrose stores in central London. Copies are also available at over 1,000 carefully selected venues throughout the capital. A digital edition is mailed out to Emma’s Diary database and Absolutely Mama will be promoted as a free download through our website; absolutely-mama.co.uk and our social media platforms. It will also be available as an app. Absolutely Mama is also offered as a complimentary gift through some of the key retailers such as; Lorna Drew, Clair de Lune, Baby Base, with copies also mailed out with all online orders. There are also copies available through select NCT groups, Maternity Nurses, Antenatal Classes and Private Maternity Hospitals.

Absolutely Mama is published bi-monthly with the second edition out on 1st April 2016. For more information about the suite of Absolutely Mama range of products, please contact rochelle@zest-media.com

 

Zest is delighted to announce the launch of the Absolutely Weddings website. Couples newly engaged over the festive period will be inspired by beautiful dresses, shoes and accessories, and receive practical advice from our wedding experts. Bursting with ideas for everything from rings and veils to wedding venues and honeymoon destinations, Absolutely Weddings is all a bride and groom need to plan their special day. Do take a moment to look at the site and if you would like to contribute please feel free to contact us.

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