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Marketing Assistant

The London Magazine is seeking to appoint an articulate, confident and enthusiastic person to take on the role of Marketing Assistant. The London Magazine (est. 1732) is the oldest literary and arts periodical in Britain. We publish the best in contemporary short fiction, poetry, essays and reviews. As a thriving cultural artefact, the magazine offers employees an immersion in London’s thriving life of letters and the arts. Our writing competitions seek out the most original new voices in short fiction and poetry and our launch receptions draw key literary figures.

You will have a passion for literature, together with an aptitude for marketing and ambition to forge a career in the world of publishing. As part of a friendly and supportive team you will bring your enthusiasm to bear on responsibilities that include:

Key Responsibilities

  • Managing social media platforms and creating content across all channels, including Instagram, Twitter and Facebook
  • Creatively promoting our extensive archive online and on social media
  • Sending a monthly newsletter using Mailchimp
  • Coordinating writing competitions
  • Initiating and managing marketing campaigns
  • Designing and organising print and online advertising
  • Managing events, occasionally outside working hours
  • Website maintenance, including uploading articles and sourcing imagery
  • Liaising with writers and publishers to organise social media content (Instagram Lives, Takeovers) as well as interviews, extracts and reviews
  • Assisting with our monthly podcast, including booking studio time, travel
  • arrangements and audio editing (training will be provided)


You must have an excellent knowledge of both literary history and contemporary publishing. You will show an understanding of how to pitch engaging social media content and design creative advertising campaigns. You will possess fine organisational skills and attention to detail, a diligent attitude and the ability to manage a balanced workload. You will have experience in using Canva, Adobe Photoshop and Wordpress or similar CMS platforms. As you will play a role in producing our monthly podcast, audio editing skills are also desirable. You will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and will be able to work effectively both independently and as part of a team.

Please send a full CV and covering letter that outlines your suitability for the post to email:

Marketing Assistant

The London Magazine, London
Full-time, Permanent
Administration, Assistant, Events, Marketing, Communications, Business Development, Social Media
Marketing Assistant
Salary description: 
£24,000.00 per annum

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