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Head of Faber Social

Central London

Competitive salary & benefits

With a list that includes legendary writers Jon Savage, Paul Morley and Nick Kent; and music icons such as Kate Bush, Neil Tennant, Van Morrison, and Billy Bragg, Faber has been a pioneering publisher of literature about, and emerging from, pop music and the world of pop culture for over thirty years.

Faber Social emerged as an imprint dedicated to the most adventurous and original writing on pop music in the broadest terms in the late ’00s. From autobiography and memoir to lyrics and cultural commentary, Faber Social has published some of the most critically acclaimed, exciting and unique books on pop music and culture.

We are now seeking to hire a new figurehead to manage and shape the future of this distinctive and successful business. We need someone who will be ambitious to create a bold vision for the future of Faber Social and deliver consistent growth and profitability.

As Head of Faber Social you will procure all titles for the list and drive all aspects of its publishing strategy - including negotiating rights deals, creating book ideas and publishing initiatives, as well as acquiring projects from musicians and key figures.

So, in addition to your proven entrepreneurial flair and rounded experience of the publishing industry, it is likely that you will have strong connections to the music industry. Imagination, creativity and taste are all equally important, as is an instinctive affinity for the books and authors on our list.

To apply please submit a full CV and covering letter to the Recruiting Manager at HeadofFaberSocial@faber.co.uk.

Closing date: Thursday 2nd May 2019.

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.  

Head of Faber Social

Faber and Faber, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Management, Content Manager, Social Media