An amazing varied role in John Murray Press’s publicity team
Who we are and what we do
John Murray Press publishes books of excellence and lasting value, catering to their particular readership and written by authors with passion and expertise – with the focus on specialist non-fiction, quality fiction, and a strong international outlook. Our authors include David Attenborough, Monty Don, Booker shortlisted debut novelist Fiona Mozley, Number 1 bestseller Ruth Hogan, Jo Brand, Dan Snow, Akala, Mick Herron, Sally Magnusson and Trevor Noah.
What you’ll be doing
You will work on publicity and marketing campaigns across our list of bestselling and prize-winning fiction and non-fiction, providing assistance for the Communications Director as well as supporting the wider department. Duties will include author liaison and coordinating schedules, responding to media and bookseller enquiries, organising mailings, creating and implementing initiatives across digital platforms to support launch of new titles and promote backlist, producing display material for events, attending events, maintaining the media coverage database, building relationships with language and literary bloggers and more. There will also be opportunities to work on your own publicity and marketing campaigns.
Who we’re looking for
The ideal candidate will have some previous experience in marketing, communications, media, publishing or a related field; be passionate about books; bring creativity, confidence and enthusiasm to the role; possess exceptional communication skills; be highly organised and pro-active and will have an understanding of the media and the digital landscape.
What we offer
We offer a creative and dynamic environment within an enthusiastic and collaborative team. As part of Hachette, you will benefit from an extensive training library and development schemes such as mentoring.
Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.
If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.
NB: We are using a blind recruitment process for this role. This means that managers will only see your skills and experience, educational history and answers to your application questions at the shortlist stage, with your personal information removed. This is intended to ensure a fair and consistent review of all applications based on your skills and experience relevant to this role.
Salary: £24,500-£25,500, depending on experience
Closing date: 6th May 2019
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