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Design Support and Sales Material Creator

  • Sywell
  • Sywell

Job title: Design support and sales material creator

Location: Sywell

Working pattern: Flexible remote working up to three days per week

Department: Publishing

Reporting to: Creative manager, Igloo Children’s Team

General Summary

Are you a designer looking to start a career in publishing? Then we may have the perfect role for you! We are seeking a dynamic, creative and passionate candidate to join our fantastic publishing team as a design support and sales material creator.

Based in rural Sywell in Northamptonshire, the successful candidate will work on a wide range of titles across all of our publishing teams, from the planning stage right through to publication.

You’ll be creating cover concepts, coming up with fantastic cover designs, working with all of our brilliant artwork, helping to make sales material and much more!

Key responsibilities

To support our Publishing teams by working on a variety of design tasks, including but not limited to: sales material creation, sales requests and sell sheets. Additionally, this role also involves creating high-quality quality dummy versions of our books, working alongside a colleague in the Sales Material Team.

Design Support

  • Create sell sheets of our products
  • Curate and communicate the sell sheet style guide
  • Create designs for new covers and book interiors, and support other designers with these as required
  • Update advance image guidelines
  • Create product catalogues as required
  • File management support
  • Model making for QC, testing and cover photography
  • Some basic photography of our books and other products
  • Co-partner image requests
  • Create 3D images and mock-ups

Sales Material Creator

  • Create high-quality physical dummies and/or boards of our books, to schedule
  • Managing image requests
  • Adding images into the sales feedback form to support key meetings
  • Monitor sales material deadlines and communicate with teams
  • Log completed and updated dummies

Work with great people

Shane Hegarty
Head of Operations
"From my earliest days in the company I have been encouraged and enabled to have an appreciable input into how, when and what gets done — which is a rare thing to obtain, or sustain, in any company."
Nick Stearn
Art Director
"My first impressions when I joined Bonnier Books UK were: "'Wow, this company is so different." It acts in a different way, it has energy, it's exciting."
Blanche Carballo
Audience Development Lead
"I’m glad to work with amazing people each day, and to know that my ideas are heard. It’s exciting to be part of a company that has ambition and wants to make an impact in everything it does."

Skills & Requirements

Qualifications and Experience

  • Software knowledge: Indesign (essential), Photoshop (ideal)
  • Some design knowledge and bags of creativity
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent problem solving and trouble-shooting skills
  • Positive can-do attitude

Great Place to Work

  • Competitive Salary

  • Working with a team of passionate, talented people

  • Internal learning and development programmes

  • Career Development opportunities

  • Fun social events

About the company

At Bonnier Books UK, we believe that every book matters. We love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. We offer a nurturing home for our authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. We know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and our purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to us becoming one of the country’s leading publishers.

The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, we are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. We think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher we are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.

Beckie Hart | Contact Person

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