Ex-Loaded and GQ editor James Brown is looking for an ad director
and sales team for his new publishing venture, which aims to launch four
magazines over the next two years.
Brown is looking for a ’top level’ ad director to lead the commercial
end of the venture and build a sales team.
’The person should have a big brand, consumer lifestyle background and
be well connected,’ said Brown. ’They obviously must be ambitious and
prepared to take a risk.’
Remuneration will be ’at the same level as Conde Nast and Emap,’ he
Brown, who claims to have financial backing for his venture, I Feel
Good, would not be drawn on the detail of his launch plans. ’The
magazines will be in the consumer lifestyle area but don’t expect
another Loaded,’ he said.
Since leaving GQ, Brown has been consulting for a number of
His recent involvement at John Brown Publishing stimulated rumours of a
new men’s title from the publisher of Viz and Bizarre. But Brown denied
this: ’I was just advising on a successor to the editor of Viz, who is
leaving,’ he claimed.