Whether you are looking to promote products and services to funeral firms, want to find a buyer for your business, have job vacancies to fill or funeral vehicles or equipment to sell, you can rely on Funeral Director Monthly  to reach the right audience.

Advertise with FDM

Widely read in the UK, Ireland, Europe and overseas, the A4 size, full colour magazine has earned the respect of its readers for the professional way in which it tackles the issues that matter and provides support to help them run their businesses more effectively and profitably.

Funeral Director Monthly  has twice been a finalist in the Magazine of the Year category of the Trade Association Forum’s Best Practice Awards and in 2004 was awarded a special commendation in recognition of its clear communication and value for money.

As the only funeral publication audited by the Audit Bureau of Circulation (ABC), you can rest assured that Funeral Director Monthly  will convey your message clearly and cost-effectively to all National Association of Funeral Directors members, subscribers and opinion formers within the funeral profession.

ABC - Audit Bureau of CirculationWith an ABC certified circulation of 3806 for the period 01 July 2017 – 30 June 2018 (see ABC verification at abc.org.uk), Funeral Director Monthly combines high design and production standards with competitive display and classified advertising rates to deliver real value.

Funeral Director Monthly showcases a wide range of product and service sectors during the year.

Click here for the 2018 Media Pack:         Download the PDF

Click here for the Funeral Director Monthly Media Pack:            Download the PDF

To book, please download the Advertisement Booking Form:    Download the PDF

Cover options and prices

Position Cost
Outside back cover: £886
Inside front cover: £860
Inside back cover: £760

Series Discount

Options Discount
3 Insertions: 5%
6 Insertions: 10%
12 Insertions: 15%

Other Discount Options

Options Discount
Agency Discount: 10%
Registered charity Discount: 10%
NAFD Member Discount: 15%

Loose Insert Rate

Loose inserts £215 per thousand up to 10gms.   Price on application for heavier inserts.

Other bespoke marketing opportunites available, including belly bands, CD inserts, bookmarks, etc.  Price on application.

All display advertisements appearing in the classified section will be charged at the ‘run of magazine’ rate. Prices quoted on rate card exclude VAT charged at 20%.


Advertisement Production Service

If required, we can amend your existing advert or design and/or produce a new one. Amendments from £10 (for a small change) to £75 (for detailed changes to a full page advert). New artwork can also be produced; estimates will be given. All prices exclusive of VAT. On publication, an invoice will be raised by impact! for 30 day payment. This is for artwork only and is separate from the normal advertising invoice from the NAFD for advertising.

Run of Magazine

Advert type Mono Full Colour
Double Page Spread: £935 £1075
Full Page: £515 £656
Half Page: £330 £395
Third Page: £290 £330
Quarter Page: £215 £242
Eighth Page: £130 £145

Mechanical Data

MN: Perfect bound, 2 x 6mm invisible gutter

Advert type Bleed Trim Type
Double Page Spread: 305 x 428mm 297 x 420mm 271 x 395mm
Full Page: 303 x 216mm 297 x 210mm 271 x 180mm
Half Page (Horizontal): 131 x 180mm
Half Page (Vertical): 271 x 85mm
Third Page (Horizontal): 86 x 180mm
Third Page (Vertical): 271 x 57mm
Quarter Page (Horizontal): 65 x 180mm
QuarterPage (Vertical): 131 x 85mm
Eighth Page (Horizontal): 30 x 180mm
Eighth Page (Vertical): 65 x 85mm

Terms and Conditions

Please make sure all logos and pictures supplied are at a minimum of 300 dpi and in PDF, jpeg or tiff format. Finished artwork should be sent in Photoshop, Quark Xpress or InDesign with collected files saved as eps, PDF, tiff or jpeg formats. Any artwork provided that does not conform to the technical and mechanical data may be subject to an amendment fee.

Publication Schedule / Deadlines

Deadline Date
Advertising booking deadline: 7th of the preceding month
Advertising copy deadline: 12th of the preceding month

The editorial deadline is the first day of the preceding month. All copy and images should be sent as separate attachments to the editor by email to editor@nafd.org.uk.