Job title: Marketing Assistant
Reports to: Natalia Caccatiore
Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London
Working pattern: Flexible home working (up to three days per week)
Department: Zaffre Publishing Group / Black & White Publishing Group
Salary range: Up to £26,000 Per annum DOE
Are you a hyper-organised reading addict with an interest in marketing and an eye for design?
Bonnier Books UK is looking for a marketing assistant to support the marketing teams across its adult publishing divisions, Zaffre and Black & White – home to incredible non-fiction from the likes of Nick Frost, Kate Garraway and Lawrence Dallaglio, market leading fiction from the likes of Heather Morris, Wilbur Smith and Christy Lefteri, and many more best-selling authors. You’ll be working on everything from up-all-night thrillers and cosy crime through to heart-breaking non-fiction and the incredible stories of some of the most prominent people in the UK.
This role is crucial to supporting our market-leading marketing team. You’ll provide admin support, assist with social media management and content creation, contribute to marketing campaigns, and help create marketing material including digital assets and point of sale material for bookshops.
You’ll learn a lot, quickly, with a team that works across a large number of books at pace. We love what we do, and we’re looking for somebody that brings enthusiasm, ability and ambition.
For the right candidate this is an rare opportunity to join a growing team within a business that rewards fast thinking and innovation. We’re proud of our track record for developing our people, and you’ll receive training and guidance to help you forge your own path in the publishing industry.
If you’re a self-starter with a passion for storytelling, outstanding organisational skills, and a genuine interest in marketing and design, then we want to hear from you.
Social media scheduling and basic content creation
Supporting, creating and scheduling email marketing campaigns
Monitoring social media engagement
Helping with events, launches and readings as required
General admin such as processing invoices, mailings, updating databases
Creating digital marketing assets
Creating retail marketing material and managing the flow of information and material delivery to select retailers
What We Offer
Our people are our most important asset, and we recruit new talent based on ability and aptitude. We’re committed to developing our teams and encourage all our staff to undergo training and career development in line with their goals. We are proud of our inclusive and accessible company culture that values innovation and a deep love of storytelling. Our benefits include:
Enhanced family leave
Summer and Christmas company parties
Qualifications and Experience
A genuine love of books
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Exceptionally well-organised, professional and proactive
Ability to adapt quickly in a fast-paced, commercially driven environment
Creative and able to take the initiative
Good level of MS Office knowledge, including Word, Excel, Powerpoint
Some experience of team management tools (Microsoft Teams, Asana, Monday, etc)
Basic knowledge of design software (Canva, Photoshop, etc)
At least six months publishing industry experience (work experience/internship placements of less than six months, and publishing-specific degree/access courses will also be considered)
Able to work to tight deadlines
A positive, can-do attitude
Working with a team of passionate, talented people
Internal learning and development programmes
Career Development opportunities
Fun social events
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.