Jessica Kingsley Publishers – Marketing Executive

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

CLOSING DATE: 11 April 2019


About us

  • Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a growing company that has a strong social justice agenda and is committed to publishing books that make a difference to people’s lives.
  • We publish on social care and mental health and have a market leading portfolio of books on the autism spectrum. More recently we’ve broken new ground with our publishing in gender diversity.
  • We’re based in London with an office in Philadelphia and are part of the John Murray Press division of Hachette Group.
  • We’re a supportive and dynamic team who value collaboration and sharing ideas.

Do you have…

  • 2-3 years’ experience in marketing, communications, media, publishing or a related field
  • An enthusiasm for generating new ideas, and the confidence to share these with your team and internal stakeholders/colleagues
  • A proactive attitude and results-focused approach
  • An understanding of what drives revenue and the factors contributing to a successful marketing campaign
  • A good instinct for spotting new marketing opportunities
  • Superb communication skills to convey your thoughts and ideas with confidence and influence?

If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Your new role

  • Will give you ownership of the marketing on a range of books within our education and special educational needs list that empower children, teens, parents and the professionals who work with them.
  • Includes responsibilities ranging from creating market awareness, interest and excitement for our products to inputting into new book proposals and managing relationships with authors.
  • You’ll be using a mix of online and offline marketing methods including social media, email, Search Engine Marketing, direct mail, specialist press and promotions with partner organizations.
  • Will enable you to delve deep into the communities that you serve as we believe strongly that understanding our audiences is crucial to the success of our publishing.
  • Many of our products sell globally and so you’ll be collaborating regularly with colleagues in the JKP US office.
  • Will allow you to take up the training and networking opportunities offered by Hachette UK.