Marketing Assistant

Bonnier Books UK

CLOSING DATE: 31 October 2021

CONTACT: Stephen Dumughn

Reports to: Campaigns Director

Location: London – Victoria House

Imprint: Adult trade (Zaffre, Manilla Press, Blink, John Blake, 535, Nine Eight, Lagom)

Salary range: £23,000 – £25,000 per annum

As Marketing Assistant, you’ll be the lynchpin of our busy, creative team and play a key role in helping us to deliver bestselling campaigns for major brand names, upcoming new talent and critically acclaimed authors across our fiction and non-fiction lists.

Providing support for the whole marketing team, you will be responsible for the general administrative upkeep of the department, and possess strong organisational skills that ensure the smooth running of all processes. Your excellent communications skills will enable clear internal communication with key colleagues in sales, publicity, editorial and design.

As the public face of our social media channels, you will be comfortable in creating compelling consumer-facing content across a range of platforms, as well as being adept at working with a range of digital marketing tools. You will have an eye for design and a knack for writing memorable copy, especially on social media.

Above all, you will be a positive, pro-active, and resourceful fast learner, looking for a role that provides plenty of opportunity for career growth and development. You will be a key member of our tight-knit, fast-moving and fun team.


Essential Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Ensure the efficient running of the marketing team through general department admin support
  • Creating and scheduling content for a variety of our company and community social media channels, including Instagram, TikTok and Twitter
  • Support brand and marketing managers on the planning and execution of key campaigns across both fiction and non-fiction
  • Creating and scheduling email marketing campaigns for our key brand authors and direct to consumer communities
  • Communicating with key stakeholders, both internal and external, to ensure we are working efficiently with other departments, freelancers and third-party suppliers
  • Maximising our efficient use of third-party platforms such as Netgalley and Amazon Advertising

Qualifications and Experience

  • Strong organisational skills, able to manage multiple projects at once and deliver work to tight deadlines
  • Excellent communication skills, including copywriting
  • Proactive, calm under pressure, and able to work as both part of a team and independently
  • Experienced with Microsoft Office suite, particularly Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experienced at creating content for a range of social media platforms, including Twitter, Instagram and TikTok
  • Familiarity with Mailchimp, Amazon Vendor Services and social advertising platforms beneficial
  • Training in marketing or publishing is beneficial, and publishing industry knowledge or experience would be a bonus, but is not required

Bonnier Books UK is committed to building a diverse workforce through positive action. Currently, Black, Asian and Multi-Ethnic employees are under-represented in our workforce and we actively encourage applicants from these groups.

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