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Marketing Officer, Walker Books

Walker Books, the UK’s leading independent children’s book publisher, is home to a prestigious list of award-winning and bestselling authors, illustrators and brands.


We have an exciting opportunity for a creative, proactive and highly organised Marketing Officer to play a key role in our busy consumer marketing team, devising and implementing effective campaigns across our list.  


As well as planning and overseeing all elements of your campaigns you will write high-impact copy, brief our in-house design team and external agencies, manage campaign budgets, develop partnerships with third parties and co-ordinate consumer marketing activity at events.  


Working with our Digital Marketing Officer you will co-ordinate the digital marketing elements of your campaigns, including social media and blogger activity, the creation of videos and trailers, and campaign mini-sites and email newsletters.


We’re looking for a creative individual with plenty of ideas for campaigns that will engage readers and drive sales. The position requires a passion for children’s books and publishing, therefore candidates will need to have previous publishing and/or experience working with key children’s brands.


You will have a strong background in marketing, be an excellent communicator, and adept at juggling a range of projects and deadlines, with proven skills across a range of social media platforms and basic website CMS systems. Basic video creation and editing skills and design skills for creating social media content are desirable. 


Please send your CV and cover letter directly to Alexandra Miller (The apply button will take you to the company website)


Closing date: 17th January 2017

Marketing Officer, Walker Books

Walker Books, London
Children's Publishing, Professional, Publisher

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