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Marketing Director

A senior role has become available at Atlantic Books that requires an experienced, creative and adept marketer with an absolute passion for books. You will be responsible for the marketing across the Atlantic, Corvus, Allen & Unwin and Grove Press UK lists as part of the Campaigns team.

 Job Specifications

The Marketing Director role involves managing the marketing budget to develop and implement marketing activity across all platforms to drive profitable sales and strengthen key genres and author brands. You must be adept at consumer and digital marketing, copywriting, social media management and working with third parties, as well as knowledgeable about book marketing trends and campaigns. You will be responsible for trade marketing, sales support and conferences, as well as social media platforms, digital marketing campaigns, acquisition pitches, branding and general marketing. Proven track record with authors and brands is key, as is the ability to work both independently and collaboratively, be creative and able to contribute strategically to the successful publishing of commercial fiction and non-fiction and literary fiction and non-fiction.  You will have a team of two reporting to you, and you in turn will report in to the Head of Campaigns. 

You must be a self-starter and multi-tasker. Good communications skills are key, as is decent knowledge of digital marketing, retail channels and a wide-range of genres.  

Atlantic Books is part of the Independent Alliance, and incorporates Atlantic Books, Corvus, Allen & Unwin and Grove Press. This is a full-time job based in our head office in Bloomsbury, central London. We operate core hours of 10-4 with a minimum of two days in the office. More information available on request. We offer equal opportunities regardless of gender, race, socio-economic background, age, disability, sexual orientation and national origin, and by doing so, aim to reflect the world around us.

Applicants should email their CV and a covering letter to Karen Duffy, Head of Campaigns & Associate Publisher,

Closing date for applications: Tuesday 19 October 2021

First interviews will be conducted on Zoom. Second interviews will be conducted in person. Please let us know if you require any reasonable adjustments during the interview process.

Marketing Director

Atlantic Books, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Brand, Campaigns, Publishing, Management, Marketing, Communications, Conference and Events, Sales, Trade, Business Development, Digital, Social Media, Finance, Acquisitions
Marketing Director

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