Michael Joseph is a vibrant and exciting division of Penguin UK which publishes bestselling novels and non-fiction. Michael Joseph is home to some of the very biggest authors and brands in UK publishing – including bestselling novelist Marian Keyes, Britain’s top-selling chef Jamie Oliver and national treasures Stephen Fry and Dawn French. Our current bestsellers include Hinch Yourself Happy, The Boy Who Followed his Father into Auschwitz, The Salt Path, and Nine Perfect Strangers by Liane Moriarty.
We’re currently recruiting for an extremely capable and organised person to join the MJ team as Publicity Assistant to provide administrative support to the director and wider Publicity team.
You will need to be efficient and able to work to deadlines, deal winningly with a large number of people both within and outside the company. In addition, you’ll be capable of creating and maintaining multiple systems and databases; juggling a number of responsibilities and prioritising from a range of competing demands; and be comfortable working as part of a very busy team.
You’ll ideally have previous experience of working in a busy office, have knowledge and experience of using social media, be computer literate, and show attention to detail. You’ll have an interest in commercial fiction and non-fiction as well as a curiosity to learn quickly. An ability to keep calm under pressure with definitely help too.
To apply, click here and send your CV and cover letter by 15th September.