E-Space, the online contract publishing firm, has poached BBC Good
Food magazine’s group advertising sales manager in a recent recruiting
BBC Good Food and BBC Vegetarian Good Food’s Chris Goldson and E-Space’s
three other new salespeople have all been drafted in to work on the
The team will handle sponsorship, e-commerce, partnership and content
agreements for Tesco’s online ventures. These include Tesconet - the
free ISP - and the supermarket’s online shopping service Tesco Direct,
which launched an extensive advertising campaign last week.
Aside from Goldson, who has joined as advertisement manager, E-Space has
recruited Nigel Weekes as advertising and sponsorship executive from
Forward Publishing where he was advertising sales executive on the Tesco
The third new addition is Jonathan Scott, who joined E-Space as
e-commerce manager from Warner Brothers with a brief to develop
e-commerce opportunities on the Tesco websites.
Finally, ex-AOL UK online ad executive Pam Sharpless has joined as
content and partnerships manager.
E-Space handles sponsorship, e-commerce and content and partnership
agreements as well as editorial for clients, which include the business
extranet service Reuters City Screen and free IPSs Freeserve and Net
It also has a shareholding in the sports web sales house New Media
Marketing & Sales and owns Anorak.com.
E-Space managing director Neil Morgan said he was still searching for
extra sales staff. ’I am delighted to have such experienced and
enthusiastic team players but we’ve always got space for more good sales
people,’ he said.