Magazine article Marketing

Careers: What's It Really like Inside - IPC Connect

Magazine article Marketing

Careers: What's It Really like Inside - IPC Connect

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Do you have to be a bit of a gossip to work on some of IPC Connect's magazines, such as Now? If so, I imagine you have to be pretty careful about what you say and do around the office.

Staying ahead of breaking celebrity stories and gossip is what Now does best. Being in IPC Connect's marketing department means that I am not only lucky enough to do a job I love, but also often get the inside track on the latest celebrity stories. To be honest, I probably spend more time gossiping outside the office than I do in it.

If you were ever to become famous, would you like to appear in Now?

Of course I would, but only if I had the rights to the pictures.

Do you ever have to deal with irate celebrities or their managers?

Fortunately it is not part of my job - our editorial team have the 'pleasure' of managing that side of things.

Who is the biggest celebrity couple at the moment? Are Posh and Becks today's 'chip paper'?

In this industry, who is in fashion depends on what minute of the day you ask. That is the great thing about working on IPC titles such as Now - nothing stays the same, so you never have time to get bored.

I wouldn't say Posh and Becks are yesterday's news, but I couldn't tell you whether that will be true tomorrow. …

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