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Marketing Manager, HarperFiction

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the multi-award-winning marketing team within HarperFiction. We are looking for a creative, confident marketer with experience working in a busy and fast-paced trade marketing team.

As Marketing Manager you will be responsible for planning and implementing integrated and innovative campaigns across a range of the leading names in fiction. The successful candidate will be a senior voice in the Fiction Marketing team, bringing their knowledge of the market and prior marketing experience to produce outstanding campaigns.

About HarperFiction

At HarperFiction we create award-winning campaigns for some of the world’s biggest authors.

We are home to bestselling brands such as Agatha Christie, George R.R. Martin, Karin Slaughter, J.R.R Tolkien and Bernard Cornwell amongst many others

We also create unmissable launches, from British Bookseller Award-winning Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine to the bestselling debut of 2019, Bridget Collins’ The Binding, and the breakout success of Lucy Foley’s The Hunting Party and The Guest List.

HarperCollins UK is part of a global business within HarperCollins Worldwide and News Corp

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has experience working in a busy marketing department.

  • Experience of working within a trade publisher is desirable

  • Is an excellent communicator able to lead campaigns and collaborate creatively with a wide variety of stakeholders both internal and external to the business

  • Is a creative and strategic thinker who is comfortable using consumer insight and market knowledge to produce market-leading campaigns with real impact

  • Has experience across the full marketing mix, with a particular focus on delivering digital campaigns that demonstrably drive sales

  • Is ROI-focused, able to effectively measure results and evaluate campaigns, and share learnings with wider team and stakeholders

  • Enjoys reading widely with an active interest in the publishing industry and a passion for commercial fiction

  • Is a team-player, looking to share their learnings with the wider marketing team in order to foster a culture of shared learning

  • Has a proven track record delivering digital excellence across a variety of online platforms, both organic and paid

  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced commercial environment, able to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise with confidence

  • Has an active interest in the latest marketing trends and campaigns from across the book industry as well as the wider entertainment and media sector 


  • Ability to work collaboratively

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Comfortable across all channels of the marketing mix

  • Excellent track record in generating great creative work

  • Commercially astute

  • Calm under pressure

  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills

  • Excellent marketing skills

  • Experience working with major brands and literary estates is desirable

 If you wish to discuss anything regarding this position and/or your application to this role, please reach out directly to our Senior Recruitment Manager at with subject heading ‘Vacancy Query’ plus the job title and we will aim to get back to you within 5 working days.

Marketing Manager, HarperFiction

HarperCollins, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Publishing, Management, Marketing, Communications, Business Development, Social Media
Marketing Manager, HarperFiction

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