Can you create campaigns that will help to bring our books to our consumers’ attention?
At Penguin General we aim to publish good books that can be picked up and enjoyed by everyone. Our many readers, like our authors, stretch around the globe, and what unites both is an intelligent curiosity about the world around us, as well as a love of great storytelling. We publish a wide range of authors including literary fiction classics such as John le Carre and Zadie Smith; non-fiction bestsellers including Ben MacIntyre and Antony Beevor; and bestselling domestic thriller writers such as Jane Corry and Nuala Ellwood.
We are seeking a talented and experienced Campaigns Officer to join our communications team, working across five imprints: Hamish Hamilton, Viking, Fig Tree, Penguin Ireland and Penguin paperbacks.
On a day to day basis you will be working in a merged Communications team, responsible for delivering 360° campaigns which link up publicity, digital, social and marketing activity. You will devising, implementing and leading on all elements of consumer-facing campaigns and working collaboratively to support other areas of the business.
Building strong relationships with authors and agents will be important in this role so good communication skills are essential, as well as established media contacts and events experience. You will be a skilled multi tasker, with a confidence in campaign planning. This confidence could have been gained from a variety of different environments from experience in publishing, PR, marketing or events.
Whilst you don’t have to come from a publishing background before, a passion for books across a wide spectrum of genres and knowledge of the books market will give you an advantage and as the campaigns will be across a variety of channels you need to be comfortable with key online platforms and creating innovative social media campaigns.
If you are a skilled Campaigns Officer who can help our books reach audiences across a broad range of channels then please apply online here with a CV and Cover Letter by 21st August.