Marketing Manager – parental leave cover

Faber & Faber

CLOSING DATE: 23/09/2019

CONTACT: Katie Hall

The Faber marketing department are looking to recruit a marketing manager in a parental leave cover role for a period of up to one year. Working on campaigns for authors such as Leïla Slimani, Andrew O’Hagan and Sebastian Barry, this is a role for a creative and capable marketer who is comfortable working on a diverse list of literary fiction, non-fiction and poetry. 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 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.

Key responsibilities:

  • Managing campaigns for a range of adult fiction, non-fiction and poetry 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

Please send a covering letter and CV to by Monday 23 September. Early applicants may be contacted for interview prior to the closing date.