Marketing Manager

Faber

CLOSING DATE: 19/04/2022

CONTACT: Jess Kim
marketingmgr@faberrecruitment.co.uk

Marketing Manager
£32,000 – 35,000 per annum depending on skills and experience.

The Faber Marketing Department is looking to recruit a Marketing Manager. Working on campaigns across our adult publishing, this is a role for a creative and capable marketer who is excited by the idea of working on a diverse list of literary and commercial fiction and non-fiction. You’ll be experienced in running ambitious and original campaigns as well as presenting your ideas in author meetings and pitches, an effective copywriter who is easily able to communicate your design vision, an innovative digital marketer, and somebody who can identify audiences and knows how best to reach them. Working in a busy team, this is a job for a resourceful marketer who can plan and implement innovative campaigns for our books and authors.

Faber is one of the world’s leading independent publishers and this is a brilliant opportunity to work across a list which includes authors such as Sally Rooney, Marina Hyde, Gary Younge, Max Porter, Akwaeke Emezi, Kazuo Ishiguro, Leïla Slimani, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Sebastian Barry, Rachel Cusk, and a backlist including the works of T. S. Eliot, Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath, William Golding and P. D. James among many others.

Key responsibilities:
– Planning and implementing campaigns for a range of adult fiction and non-fiction titles
– Producing trade sell-in materials such as proofs, presenters and point of sale
– Working with a media agency to plan effective advertising campaigns
– Collaborating closely with publicity and sales colleagues to deliver joined-up campaigns which drive sales
– Briefing and project-managing freelance designers to produce a wide range of content
– Managing campaign spend ensuring activity is delivered on time and within budget
– Writing copy for book proofs, advertising and print materials
– Planning and implementing social media advertising campaigns
– Presenting ideas and campaign plans internally and externally
– Other duties within the department as required e.g. pitching for new acquisitions
– Author pitches and acquisition plans
– Representing marketing in publishing strategy meetings
– All elements of marketing campaigns including online and OOH advertising, briefing assets graphics, animations and films, organising partnerships, producing selling materials, proof briefing, copywriting, social media marketing and trade marketing.
– This is a full-time position based in our London office though we do accommodate hybrid working.

To apply, please send a covering letter and CV to marketingmgr@faberrecruitment.co.uk quoting ref BMS, by Tuesday 19 April 2022.

Faber has a staff of just over 120, based across our offices in Bloomsbury Square, London, and Harlow. We want all our staff to have the best possible, most positive and enjoyable experience while working at Faber.

Our benefits include:

Access to Faber titles (including regular staff book clubs), discounted Independent Alliance titles
Minimum of 28 days’ holiday per year
Five days per year for volunteering work of your choice
Full subscription to the Headspace meditation app
Season-ticket loans
Cycle-to-work vouchers
Subsidised eye tests
Generous pension scheme
Life assurance and income protection insurance
Access to online GP and advisory services
We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age. All applications will be considered on merit.

Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at faber.co.uk/data-protection-privacy and our Data Protection Policy at faber.co.uk/data-protection-policy. Please read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application.