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Senior Marketing Executive (14 month contract) - DK Brand and Communications

DK is the world’s leading illustrated non-fiction Publisher and we are seeking a creative marketeer with a passion for children’s publishing to join us on our mission to move the world forward, one book at a time, by championing new thinking and creativity and putting the customer at the forefront of what we do.

Working as the sole marketing contact across a range of brand and author-led titles within our award winning children’s division, you will have the opportunity to plan and execute engaging marketing campaigns and projects to promote our brand and drive sales.  Working across various digital platforms, including websites, social media, and Amazon, as well as print and school libraries, you will be responsible for maximising promotional opportunities and increasing our market presence.

Amongst the typical duties like planning, approaching & executing brand partnerships; organising, managing and assisting with events & consumer shows, you will be:

  • Working with the Senior PR Manager on high profile campaigns/projects/partnerships 
  • Liaising with authors, agents, brands  to create eye-catching, sales driven campaigns 
  • Creating Content Marketing across all brand communications channels including but not exclusive to Social Media, Emails, Newsletters and DK.com 
  • Managing  the design and production of marketing materials, working closely with the sales, digital and design teams to create effective, consumer focused campaigns. 

This role will suit an expert organiser with the ability to manage a busy and varied workload whilst also able to juggle a number of competing deadlines. Your ability to generate new ideas and collaborate with our Design, PR, Social and wider children’s team will play a key part in achieving our marketing objectives.  With a need to keep everyone informed and updated, you will  be excellent at stakeholder management with solid communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to manage budgets effectively.

So if you’re an experienced marketing professional with a track record of supporting and delivering on successful consumer and trade campaigns who can hit the ground running and wants to join our team to help us continue to inspire young readers, we want to hear from you!

Please submit your most recent CV and cover letter detailing your salary expectations and why you should be considered for this opportunity.

Closing date for applications: Monday 6th May

We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our people, some of which are:

  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Volunteering policy and charity matching
  • Employee assistance programme
  • 60% discount on company books
  • Cycle to work scheme and discounted gym membership
  • Flex fridays (1pm Finish*)
  • Shopping discounts 
  • Up to 30 days remote working from abroad

And we plant a tree for every new employee to our business

DK is committed to building a diverse workforce that reflects the varied communities that read our books across the world. We encourage applications from all individuals, regardless of age, religion, gender, ethnicity, disability, sexuality or social background. DK is proud to announce that we have adopted The Halo Code.

DK supports flexible working and has introduced a new ‘smart-working’ policy with a hybrid approach of working weekly from home and in DK’s office.

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

*Subject to certain criteria being met.

About our Company: 

We believe in the power of discovery. That's why we create books for everyone that explore ideas and nurture curiosity about the world we live in. From first words to the Big Bang, from the wonders of nature to city adventures, you will find expert knowledge, hours of fun and endless inspiration in the pages of our books. 

We are the world's leading illustrated publisher and a member of the Penguin Random House division of Bertelsmann, creating cutting-edge design and stunning visual books for the whole family. We are passionate about inspiring curiosity and bring people to books through their thirst for knowledge. With a global book loving community of over 800 colleagues in the UK, US, Germany, India, China, Spain and Australia, we produce books in over 100 countries and over 60 languages. Find out more on dk.com.

Senior Marketing Executive (14 month contract) - DK Brand and Communications

DK, London
Contract, Full-time
Publisher
Administration, Campaigns, Executive, Publishing, Marketing, Communications
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Senior Marketing Executive (14 month contract) - DK Brand and Communications

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With a need to keep everyone informed and updated, you will be excellent at stakeholder management with solid communication skills, both written and verbal, as well as the ability to manage budgets effectively.