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Marketing and Website Assistant

We are looking for a Marketing and Website Assistant to join the Faber Marketing Department.

Undertaking their own campaigns right from the start, this job will suit somebody who is full of brilliant ideas which they can carry forward with their own initiative. We’re not looking for somebody with any specific work experience or particular qualifications, but applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for book marketing, a strong creative sensibility, excellent copywriting skills and an impeccable eye for design. Also within the role is responsibility for the upkeep of faber.co.uk, thinking up effective ways to sell our books from the site and ensuring an excellent customer experience for anyone shopping with us ­– so you need to be digitally minded and comfortable with website maintenance. The Marketing and Website Assistant will provide general support to the department, helping on larger campaigns, maintaining our spreadsheets and systems, and lending a hand at events. This is the perfect role for somebody who is passionate about literary publishing and finding new ways to reach readers. 

Key responsibilities:

Campaign marketing for titles across our fiction and non-fiction publishing

General upkeep and customer services support for faber.co.uk

Supporting other team members on larger campaigns

Management of CMS, Wordpress blog and Magento platform

Briefing designers, film makers, animators and media agencies

Producing sell-in including proofs, presenters, and samplers

Ensuring campaign activity is delivered on time and to budget

Social media strategy for our books and authors

Supporting at Faber Social and Faber Members events 

General department support as needed

Updating and maintaining budget sheets and organisational documents

Closing date: 18 March 2019

To apply please send your CV and covering letter addressed to the Recruiting Manager at marketingjobs@faber.co.uk, telling us a bit about yourself and why you’re perfect for this job.

We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.  All applications will be considered on merit.

Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-privacy and our Data Protection Policy at https://faber.co.uk/data-protection-policy. Please read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application. 

The Book Trade Charity offer financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking internships, visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org  

Marketing and Website Assistant

Faber and Faber, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Campaigns, Marketing, Customer services