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Senior Publicity Manager, Childrens trade, London

Do you have around five years plus experience as a publicity manager in book publishing and seek a new challenge? Then this minimum 12-month fixed term contract opening could be right for you.

A well-known children’s publisher has a rare opening for a Senior Publicity Manager to join a vibrant and busy publicity team looking after all publicity for their consumer children’s books imprints. 

This varied and busy role will give you the opportunity to deputise for the Publicity Department Head as well as help manage your junior publicity colleagues, and you’ll also have a dotted line to marketing too.

As Senior Publicity Manager, you’ll look after a large stable of major children’s authors, proactively creating and managing all Press & PR and Publicity activity for their well-respected children’s lists.

Your role also involves dealing with the major film studios and TV companies, arranging interviews, pitching creative stories to media, looking after authors, so you’ll need bags of confidence and a willingness to get stuck in and be a great team player.

The publisher is looking for candidates with good media contacts within children’s books or children’s magazines sectors, but they will also consider candidates with knowledge outside of publishing, possibly coming from a background in childrens film/media/toy industries.

This role is based in Central London and a very competitive salary depending on experience, is on offer for this role, plus the usual benefits.

If this opening sounds of interest, we would like you to get in touch, in confidence please contact Danny Parnes at Gregory Martin Search by 28th November for more information, at

PS - please remember to send your CV and confidentially indicate your salary requirements, thanks.

PPS the close date shown is for admin purposes only, our client has indicated interviews will commence as soon as possible, we advise interested candidates to register their likely interest as soon as is possible.

Senior Publicity Manager, Childrens trade, London

Contract, Full-time, Maternity Cover, Temporary
Children's Publishing, Publisher, Trade
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