Marketing and Website Assistant

Faber & Faber

CLOSING DATE: 18 March 2019

CONTACT: Recruiting Manager

We are looking for a Marketing and Website Assistant to join the Faber Marketing Department.

Undertaking their own campaigns right from the start, this job will suit somebody who is full of brilliant ideas which they can carry forward with their own initiative. We’re not looking for somebody with any specific work experience or particular qualifications, but applicants should be able to demonstrate a passion for book marketing, a strong creative sensibility, excellent copywriting skills and an impeccable eye for design. Also within the role is responsibility for the upkeep of, thinking up effective ways to sell our books from the site and ensuring an excellent customer experience for anyone shopping with us ­– you need to be digitally minded and comfortable with website maintenance. The Marketing and Website Assistant will provide general support to the department, helping on larger campaigns, maintaining our spreadsheets and systems, and lending a hand at events. This is the perfect role for somebody who is passionate about literary publishing and finding new ways to reach readers.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Campaign marketing for titles across our fiction and non-fiction publishing
  • General upkeep and customer services support for
  • Supporting other team members on larger campaigns
  • Management of CMS, WordPress blog and Magento platform
  • Briefing designers, film makers, animators and media agencies
  • Producing sell-in including proofs, presenters, and samplers
  • Ensuring campaign activity is delivered on time and to budget
  • Social media strategy for our books and authors
  • Supporting at Faber Social and Faber Members events
  • General department support as needed
  • Updating and maintaining budget sheets and organisational documents

To apply please send your CV and covering letter addressed to the Recruiting Manager at, telling us a bit about yourself and why you’re perfect for this job.

Competitive salary and benefits

Closing date: 18 March 2019