Marketing Executive / Manager

Icon Books

CLOSING DATE: 20/01/2020

CONTACT: Andrew Furlow

Icon Books, an independent publisher of non-fiction based near Caledonian Road station in north London, seeks a brilliant Marketing Executive or Marketing Manager to help get our books and series to increasingly wide and diverse audiences throughout the world.

The salary will be in the region of £25-28k dependent on experience.

Icon publish head-turning, thought-provoking popular books on science, language, sport, politics, business and much else besides, including the famous Graphic Guide series. Recent hits have included Daniel Chapman’s 100 Years of Leeds United, Simon Griffin’s F**king Good Manners and Gender: A Graphic Guide by MJ Barker and Jules Scheele.

We’re looking for a passionate, knowledgeable new Marketing Executive or Manager with at least one year’s relevant publishing experience, including planning and executing marketing campaigns. The successful candidate will have a demonstrable talent for engaging readers through social media, a sharp feel for cover design, experience in trade marketing, an understanding of metadata, and experience of working in collaboration with partners in the books world and beyond.

We’re looking for someone who is supremely organised and able to help plan and implement eye-catching campaigns, and evaluate their success. You’ll be able to cope with a busy and varied workload. A keen eye for design is important, as is knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop. You’ll lead the creation of our bi-annual catalogue, help create, curate and maintain our metadata, coordinate, and write copy for, our newsletter, run our social media and maintain and enhance relationships with booksellers and sales people. You’ll be excited by everything that’s new in books and publishing, and able to ensure that our marketing – on both our series and individual titles – is focused, efficient and effective.

Please send a CV and covering letter (including your current salary) to Andrew Furlow, Associate Publisher by Monday 20th January: