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Senior Marketing & Publicity Executive

A leading educational publisher of primary reading, writing and literacy products based in Essex is looking to appoint a Senior Marketing & Publicity Executive to support their marketing team in order to grow sales within the UK and the international retail and schools supply market.

Reporting to the Marketing Manager, the Senior Marketing & Publicity Executive will be responsible for the following:

  • Write fantastic press releases and successfully pitch and place features across local media outlets

  • Promote and market products directly to training professionals using a mix of direct mail, webinars and social media
  • Manage the relationship with current distributors and run promotions to schools
  • Develop a deep awareness of schools in key markets
  • Develop strong relationships with key schools
  • Generate new sales leads by developing relationships with new markets from local researchers to high level decision makers within education systems globally

The ideal candidate will be proactive and enthusiastic with a passion for the publishing industry as well as having excellent communication skills and the motivation and drive to succeed. A degree or equivalent in a traditional subject is essential as well as a strong track record in marketing.

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.

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Senior Marketing & Publicity Executive

Full-time
Children's Publishing, Educational
Campaigns, PR, Publicity, Publishing, Marketing, Executive