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Marketing & Publicity Manager

We have a brand new role for a Marketing and Publicity Manager to join an independent publisher of books in wellbeing and non-fiction for adults based in Central London. Wellbeing is one the most successful and needed genres in the market across the globe right now and we are seeking an experienced. passionate and innovative Marketing & Publicity Manager who is great at creating campaigns, content, selling the story of the book and creating fantastic exposure so that consumers can find and buy these much needed books.

This is an exciting and varied role with responsibility for promoting your assigned titles to the media, as well as working alongside the Sales and Marketing Director to promote key titles. You will also be responsible for managing a small team and budgets for all the campaigns!

Key responsibilities include:

  • Developing, implementing and managing print and online publicity campaigns
  • People management- 3 direct reports and freelancers
  • budget management
  • Planning and organising author events; and build lasting relationships with both authors and press
  • Managing a small team across all areas of communications, PR and Marketing
  • Writing effective pitches and attend pitch meetings

You will be a confident communicator, with a strong network, experienced in managing campaigns and able to prioritise a busy workload. Ideally, you will have solid experience in trade marketing and publicity and will be highly confident and organised, with the ability to plan and implement creative and innovative media campaigns.

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.

Marketing & Publicity Manager

Publisher, Trade
PR, Marketing, Publicity