Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Bloomsbury Publishing

CLOSING DATE: 10/06/2019

CONTACT: Bloomsbury HR
(0)20 7631 5600

Marketing & Publicity Assistant (Special Interest Non-Fiction)

The opportunity

Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for an enthusiastic and meticulous Marketing and Publicity Assistant to join the creative and innovative Adult Marketing and Publicity team at Bloomsbury Publishing, working across the Special Interest non-fiction imprints. Imprints include: Continuum, Green Tree, Sport, Business, Wildlife, Philip Wilson and Sigma. Our award-winning publishing lists include a wide range of distinguished non-fiction from current affairs to popular science, from religion to wellbeing, and from business to fine art, alongside with the world’s most famous sports book, The Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack. Our acclaimed list of authors includes: Douglas Murray, Vassos Alexander, Diana Moran, Tony Little, Jules Howard and Christine Armstrong.

The role

  • Provide support to the marketing and publicity teams across their campaigns including assisting with and organising events and accompanying authors to events and interviews
  • Ownership of some marketing and publicity campaigns and involvement in development of special interest strategy and outreach
  • Creation of social media campaigns and assets
  • Management of administrative tasks
  • Responsibility for internal communication of publicity coverage and events schedule
  • Administrative support on quarterly marketing launch & review meetings
  • General publicity and marketing contact for public and media, via phone and email
  • Responsibility for writing e-newsletters and updating areas of the website
  • Assisting with set up and manning of stands at exhibitions
  • Reporting line to Senior Head of Adult Marketing and Publicity – Non-Fiction

Skills, knowledge, experience

  • Excellent organizational, timekeeping and multi-tasking skills
  • Great attention to detail
  • Passion for reading
  • Keen interest in social media
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills, internally and externally

The role is based at Bloomsbury’s London office – 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP.

To apply, please send a CV, covering letter, current salary details and notice period to closing date is 10th June 2019.