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Marketing Assistant/Co-ordinator

  • Application Deadline: Sept. 29, 2020
  • London
  • Application Deadline: Sept. 29, 2020
  • London

Job title: Marketing Assistant/Co-ordinator
Reports to: Campaigns Director
Location: Wimpole Street
Imprint: Adult trade (Zaffre, Manilla Press, Blink, John Blake, 535)
Department: Marketing
Salary range: £22,000 – £25,000

General Summary

Bonnier Books UK has an exciting opportunity for a marketing assistant/co-ordinator to join its creative team. Working on the fiction and non-fiction publishing lists, the successful candidate will play a key role in helping to deliver bestselling campaigns for major brand names, upcoming new talent and critically acclaimed authors.

The role is responsible for the general administrative upkeep of the marketing department and enabling clear internal communication with key colleagues in sales, publicity and design. As the public face of various brand and imprint social media channels, you will create compelling consumer-facing content across a range of platforms and be adept at working with digital management tools and analytics. You will have an eye for design, a knack for writing memorable copy, confident graphic design skills and experience in video editing.

The successful candidate will be a positive, pro-active, and resourceful fast learner, looking to make your mark within a collaborative, fast moving and fun team, with plenty of opportunity for development and career growth.

Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Collaborating with the marketing team on the planning and execution of key campaigns
  • Manage content and updates for various imprint and brand social media channels, author websites and mailing lists
  • Responsible for all marketing administration in the department and supporting the marketing director
  • Audience engagement across our community channels, under the guidance of the campaigns director
  • Collaborating and liaising with the sales, editorial and publicity teams to ensure all cross-department processes run as smoothly as possible
  • Co-ordinating marketing material with our international publishing partners
  • Maximising our efficient use of third-party platforms such as NetGalley

Work with great people

Alex Alexandrou
Head of Commissioning - Children's
"When I joined Igloobooks, I saw it as an exciting opportunity that would offer a completely different experience to any other design environment — I still like it after being here for over five years!"
Sahina Bibi
Marketing Executive
"My team is vibrant and fun — brilliant minds brimming with wonderful ideas. Though we each manage our own projects, we're always bouncing ideas off one another and brainstorming fresh new initiatives."
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."

Skills & Requirements

Skills and Experience

  • Proficient user of the Microsoft Office Suite, in particular Microsoft Excel
  • Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and video editing software is essential
  • Organised with great attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Experience using a range of social media platforms and management tools
  • Proactive
  • Collaborative
  • Some understanding of the book publishing process and the role of marketing within it would be beneficial
  • An interest in copywriting and marketing design
  • An interest in digital marketing – in particular social media and digital advertising
  • Experience using WordPress and Mailchimp is beneficial

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

Bonnier Books is a major UK publisher with group sales of £80m. Home to three divisions and 16 adult and children’s imprints, we publish across a wide variety of genres, for different ages. From crime to reading group fiction; memoir to self-help; activity to reference – we believe every book matters.

For more information about Bonnier Books UK please visit our website: www.bonnierbooks.co.uk

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