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Head Of PR

Are you a Public Relations professional with a passion for storytelling, books, and inclusive narratives? Do you thrive in a dynamic environment, collaborating with acclaimed authors, change makers, and world-renowned innovators? Our client, based in south London, is looking for a Head of PR to join their award-winning PR team.

Our client partners with some of the most exciting names in storytelling today. From award-winning writers to acclaimed authors, illustrators, and brands within commercial and literary fiction, they are looking for PR specialists who specialise in crafting creative and impactful campaigns that celebrate diverse voices and inclusive storytelling.

As a Head of PR , you will be responsible for:

  • Developing, implementing, and evaluating creative publicity campaigns for a diverse range of clients within both fiction and non-fiction genres.

  • Attending book events, building media and author brands, and executing fully integrated communication strategies.

  • Organising and managing events and programs to promote client titles, while providing exceptional care for authors and illustrators.

  • Leveraging your extensive network of contacts within the media to generate opportunities for our authors, illustrators, and books.

  • Staying informed about a diverse range of media outlets, social media platforms, and competitor activities to contribute to effective campaign planning.

  • Supervising junior team members, nurturing their professional growth, and guiding them to achieve their objectives within their respective campaigns.

  • Collaborating closely with other teams to develop comprehensive campaigns across all available channels.

If you have proven experience in Public Relations, specialising in books, then this role could be for you. Ideally, we are looking for candidates who possess a strong grasp of the publishing industry, are successful in publicity campaigns, and have exceptional written and verbal communication skills, which are essential for building and sustaining relationships with authors, media, and internal teams.

The candidate should showcase creative and strategic thinking, formulating imaginative and impactful publicity strategies.

A well-established media network and prior experience in supervising and mentoring senior and junior team members are essential for this role.

This is such an amazing opportunity and would love to hear from you.

For a full description of the role, please send your CV with a brief paragraph outlining your relevant skills.

Closing Date: Early applications may be prioritised.

** Inspired Search & Selection are a publishing recruitment specialist who operate an Equal Opportunities policy. We treat all employees and job applicants fairly and equally regardless of their sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, religion, age, disability or union membership status.

Head Of PR

Full-time, Permanent
PR, Publicity

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