Marketing Manager, William Collins & 4th Estate


CLOSING DATE: 21/01/2022

CONTACT: Kally Simmonds

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the British Book Award-winning marketing team at 4th Estate and William Collins. We are looking for a creative, confident marketer with experience working across a range of titles in a busy and fast-paced trade marketing team.

As Marketing Manager, you will be responsible for planning and implementing campaigns for some of the most exciting new literary fiction and non-fiction publishing in today’s market. The successful candidate will be an important voice in the marketing team, bringing their knowledge of the market and prior experience to produce outstanding campaigns and results.

We are looking for someone who…

  • Has experience working in a busy marketing department, experience of working within a trade publisher is desirable
  • Is an excellent communicator able to lead campaigns and collaborate creatively with a wide variety of stakeholders both internal and external to the business
  • Is a creative and strategic thinker who is comfortable using consumer insight and market knowledge to produce market-leading campaigns with real impact
  • Has experience across the full marketing mix, with a particular focus on delivering digital campaigns that demonstrably drive sales
  • Is ROI-focused, able to effectively measure results and evaluate campaigns, and share learnings with wider team and stakeholders
  • Enjoys reading widely, with an active interest in the publishing industry – particular interest literary fiction and non-fiction, history, science and nature writing encouraged
  • Is a team-player, looking to share their learnings with the wider marketing team to foster a culture of shared learning
  • Has a proven track record delivering digital excellence across a variety of online platforms, both organic and paid
  • Enjoys working in a fast-paced environment, able to manage multiple deadlines and prioritise with confidence
  • Has an active interest in the latest marketing trends and campaigns from across the book industry as well as the wider entertainment and media sector

Skills & Experience

  • Exceptional people skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Comfortable across all channels of the marketing mix
  • Track record in generating creative work with proven ROI
  • Commercially astute
  • Excellent organisation and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent marketing skills

Perks and benefits

  • Healthcare
  • Retirement benefits
  • Wellness programs
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity leave
  • Extra holiday
  • Professional development
  • Mentoring/coaching
  • Cycle to work scheme

If you are interested in the role, please apply here:

If you wish to discuss anything regarding this position and/or your application to this role, please reach out directly to our Senior Recruitment Manager at with subject heading ‘Vacancy Query’ plus the job title and we will aim to get back to you within 5 working days.