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Junior Press Officer

A prestigious trade publisher of visual and illustrated books, based in East London, is seeking a Junior Press Officer. This is an exciting and varied role with responsibility for promoting a prestigious list of Photography, , Design,Cookery and Arts books to the media, as well as working alongside the Head of Publicity to promote key titles.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing, implementing and managing publicity campaigns,
  • Planning and organising author events; and entering books for awards.
  • Building relationships with Authors
  • Attending meetings with journalists and growing your network
  • Close collaboration on campaigns with overseas offices
  • Assisting in event organisation
  • Administration

The successful candidate will be proactive, highly confident and organised, with the ability to plan and implement creative and innovative media campaigns, organise events and develop excellent press contacts.

You will be a confident communicator, with the ability to influence others, and able to juggle a busy workload, with a passion for arts and beautiful books.

We are so excited to be working on this role and feel it is an amazing opportunity for someone who is passionate about highly illustrated books and the arts, who is looking for a new adventure in their career.

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.

In May 2019, Inspired Search & Selection pledged to promote The Book Trade Charity. As a charity, BTBS offer financial help to people (particularly those under the age of 30) looking for jobs in the book trade, including help with interview costs, to help support paid internships and work experience and for other opportunities for development. Please follow this link to check eligibility and further support.

Junior Press Officer

Publisher, Trade
Assistant, Campaigns, Commercial, Communications, Events, Executive, Fiction, Non Fiction, PR, Publishing, Trade

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