Marketing Manager

Hachette Children’s Group

CLOSING DATE: 18/01/2021

CONTACT: Hachette Recruitment

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a talented and creative Marketing Manager to join the Hachette Children’s Group Marketing team.

Hachette Children’s Group (HCG) is one of the largest children’s publishers in the UK, with an excellent track record in creating bestselling and award-winning books for children of all ages, with baby and pre-school books, picture books, gift, fiction, non-fiction, series fiction, books for the school and library market and licensed publishing.

What you will be doing

You’ll report to the Head of Marketing, planning and delivering campaigns across our 0 – younger middle grade list, ranging from established brands to debut launches. Our bestselling and rising star talent in this area includes Alex T Smith, Francesca Simon, Dermot O’Leary, Nick East, Claire Powell, Kes Gray, Jim Field, Lauren Child and Rachel Bright, to name but a few.

We also publish books for schools on our Franklin Watts and Wayland list, and this role will include specific responsibility for overseeing marketing to support this list.

What we are looking for

The successful candidate will have substantial marketing experience, ideally within the children’s book industry. Demonstrable creative ability is vital, married with commercial awareness and a firm focus on ROI. You should be digitally savvy with a flair for harnessing social media, an excellent copywriter, confident project manager and first-rate communicator. Resourceful and motivated, you will be buzzing with ideas and the knowledge of how to translate them into action, and juggle multiple projects with initiative and efficiency.

What we offer

In return we offer a creative and dynamic environment within an enthusiastic and collaborative team. There is significant opportunity for professional development within the role and, as part of Hachette, you will benefit from an extensive training library and development schemes such as mentoring.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend an interview, please let us know.

Closing date: 18th January 2021

Salary range: £31,000 – £35,000 (depending on experience)

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