Ebury is the home of non-fiction publishing at Penguin Random House UK. We are looking for a Senior Marketing Manager with a flair for digital marketing and a passion for books with purpose, to work across some of our most inspiring and thought-provoking books. This opportunity is offered on a 12-month fixed term contact basis, covering a secondment.
This will be a pivotal role in our Self Hub, a publishing list which spans across personal development, popular psychology, spirituality, parenting, health and diet and fitness. The role will work with iconic authors and inspiring thought-leaders including Brené Brown, Wim Hof, Glennon Doyle, Gabor Maté, Fearne Cotton, Thich Nhat Hahn, Deepak Chopra and Oprah Winfrey.
Reporting into the Publishing Director of the Self Hub this role will be responsible for planning and implementing integrated and innovative campaigns for both our frontlist and bestselling catalogue titles.
You will independently and confidently create, manage and deliver creative and audience-facing marketing campaigns. The successful candidate will be a key voice in our communications team and will bring their knowledge of the marketing landscape and prior experience to produce outstanding campaigns.
You will contribute to every stage of the publishing process, from acquisition to cover design, campaigns, brand strategy meetings, author events and much more. You’ll constantly work to build the hubs’ network of influencers, media contacts and brands to make our campaigns as impactful as possible. This role will have one, possibly two, line reports.
What you’ll bring
Perhaps you’re an experienced Marketing Manager looking for their next step, or a senior marketeer looking to work across bigger campaigns and activate brand strategy. This is an exciting time to be part of Ebury. Publishing experience is not essential, however a passion for non-fiction and books with purpose is a must.
Qualities we’re looking for:
Digital marketing skills, experience with interpreting data and using it to create strategic campaigns
Being able to quickly adapt, respond to trends and pivot to the newest “moment”
Ability to understand markets and analyse campaigns to constantly improve and drive a culture of learning
A confident partner for other internal teams including Editorial, Design and Production to champion each book
A self-starter who can work independently and manage multiple projects all with different lead times
Experience in non-fiction marketing, working across front and backlist titles specialising in digital and online – desirable.
If this sounds like your next role, please apply with your CV and cover letter by midnight on Sunday 11th June. Early applications are encouraged.
What you can expect from us:
Salary: £38,000 -£45,000, depending on how your skills and experience align to the role, plus bonus and benefits.
While our offices are places to connect, collaborate and celebrate with colleagues, we recognise that flexibility about where you work is just as important for doing your best work and for your wellbeing. For this role, there are meetings and activities that you will need to attend in person at our offices in Pimlico. We operate with a combination of days working from home alongside regular days in the office every week and can discuss this with you during the recruitment process.
For this role, there are meetings and activities that you will need to attend in person (mainly at our offices in Pimlico on Tuesdays and Thursdays). The exact balance of office to remote working will depend on the nature of your role and team needs, and we are open to discussing this through the recruitment process.
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:
• 27 days paid holiday entitlement in year one (plus bank holidays), increasing a day each year up to 30 days
• Medical cover
• Life assurance
• Cycle to Work scheme
• Discounted gym membership
• Generous pension scheme
• Summer working hours (role dependent)
• Volunteering policy and charity matching
• Employee Assistance programme
• Mentoring programme
• Extended gender neutral parental leave
• Access to books and eBooks across Penguin Random House UK
• Each site has trained mental health first aiders
• We plant a tree for every new employee to our business
Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated.
As a Disability Confident Committed organisation, we're part of the offer an interview scheme. This is where disabled applicants who meet the essential criteria for the role can opt in to get to the next recruitment stage. There may be some situations where volume of applicants means we can't take all eligible candidates to interview. We want to make sure disabled applicants can be their best at each step of the recruitment journey. If you need adjustments during the application process, we encourage you to get in touch with us at http://PRHCareersUK@penguinrandomhouse.co.uk. Remember, you only need to share what you are comfortable to for us to support your adjustment request. Find out more about our approach here: http://www.penguinrandomhousecareers.co.uk/applying-for-roles-with-a-disability
We partner with The Book Trade Charity, who provide financial assistance for people looking to get into the publishing industry; you can find more information and talk directly here: https://btbs.org/grants
Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.