Faber is a leading independent literary publisher. We publish a diverse range of high-profile authors such as Kazuo Ishiguro, Anna Burns, Sally Rooney, Leïla Slimani, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Orhan Pamuk, Sebastian Barry, Laura Lippman, Lenny Henry, Luke Harding, Melissa Harrison and Amelia Gentleman, and we have a backlist containing the works of T. S. Eliot, Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath and William Golding, among many others.
We are looking to recruit a talented Publicity Assistant for the Publicity team, providing administrative support to ensure the smooth running of the department and assisting publicists working across Faber's prize-winning lists.
Responsibilities will include general administrative duties such as travel bookings, handling phone and email enquiries and compiling campaign round-ups; supporting with the organisation of events and launches; supporting publicists with key campaigns: researching, pitching to media, arranging schedules and accompanying authors to interviews and events; arranging review mailings and drafting press releases; and helping to create and share content across social media channels.
The successful candidate will have excellent communication, organisational and IT skills, an ability to work well under pressure and as part of a team, and a keen eye for detail. They will have an aptitude for social media, a love of books and an interest in how communications can influence the success of a publication and reach readers. Previous relevant administration experience would be an advantage.
This is a permanent, full-time position based in our London office though we do accommodate hybrid working.
Salary: £26,350 per annum
To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting reference BS.
Closing date: Sunday 23rd October 2022.
Faber has a staff of just over 130, based across our offices in Bloomsbury Square, London, and Harlow. We want all our staff to have the best possible, most positive and enjoyable experience while working at Faber.
Our benefits include:
-Access to Faber titles (including regular staff book clubs), discounted Independent Alliance titles
-Minimum of 28 days’ holiday per year
-Five days per year for volunteering work of your choice
-Full subscription to the Headspace meditation app
-Subsidised eye tests
-Generous pension scheme
-Life assurance and income protection insurance
-Access to online GP and advisory services
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 athttps://faber.co.uk/data-protection-privacy and our Data Protection Policy athttps://faber.co.uk/data-protection-policy. Please read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application.