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Crowdfunding Campaigns Exec

Industry – Publishing/Crowdfunding

Based in canal side offices in Hoxton, Unbound is a uniquely innovative and award-winning publisher. Powered by a unique crowdfunding platform, we bring a community of book lovers together with a diverse range of creative talent from established literary names to bloggers, journalists, YouTube stars, designers and graphic novelists. All our titles are crowdfunded by an audience passionate about making them available to the general reader.

Role

Reporting to the Digital & Social Marketing Manager the successful candidate will be the frontline of Unbound’s crowdfunding efforts, working directly with our authors to create innovative campaigns to ensure they meet their funding targets and get their books published.  

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your marketing skills in a unique, forward-thinking business evolving its business model in the exciting worlds of both Crowdfunding & Publishing. We are looking for an adaptable, proactive individual with high attention to detail. You’ll be happy rolling up your sleeves with an outward-facing approach to all tasks undertaken. 

Our ideal candidate will be able to build relationships quickly with excellent stakeholder management and communication skills.  You will be extremely well organised and have strong copywriting, proofreading, oral communication and reporting skills. 

Key responsibilities

  • Responsible for the full remit of Campaign Management from campaign planning to the ongoing cycle of campaign development.
    • Creating and pricing campaign reward levels
    • Working with the commissioning team to build campaign pages on the website (HTML)
    • Identifying and implementing new revenue sources and opportunities
    • Soliciting large pledges from corporate customers – creating bespoke tailored pledge packages and approaching relevant organisations / businesses
    • Recognising opportunities for overfunding and working with authors to create and implement overfunding rewards and plans
  • Management of authors
    • Acting as lead contact during campaigns
    • Implementing changes, new strategies
    • Updating / editing campaign pages and reward levels
    • Monitoring and reporting on campaign progress
    • Author care including responding to direct queries
  • Assisting with other marketing activities including newsletters and site wide promotions
  • Any other ad-hoc tasks

Must have qualifications 

  • Minimum 12 months’ experience in a digital marketing role
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to build a strong rapport across all levels
  • Experience of account / client management
  • Proven knowledge of online marketing techniques and campaign management
  • Must be able to work without close supervision and have the initiative to deal with problems as they arise or refer them to supervisor for further investigation
  • Working knowledge of HTML
  • Previous experience of crowdfunding desirable

We are looking for people from all walks of life who are ready to rise to the challenge of changing the face of publishing with us. The culture here is one that supports fun, creativity, honesty, flexibility, respect and a strong appreciation for a healthy work life balance.

If the above sounds like you, please get in touch through jobs@unbound.co.uk. Our current vacancies are listed below.

Crowdfunding Campaigns Exec

UNBOUND, London
Full-time, Permanent
Publisher
Account Manager, Brand, Business, Campaigns, Executive, PR, Publicity, Management, Marketing, Business Development, Digital, Social Media