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By Jennifer Hill, Aimee Whittle and Leah Bird

Campaign Coordinator, Oxford University Press

Closing Date: 27 October

Salary: £23,000

Location: Oxford

Oxford University Press are looking for a digitally-minded marketer to join the UK Primary Marketing team. You will help steer and implement their social presence and communicate with a broad range of stakeholders, including the Customer Experience team, designers, authors, design agencies, freelance staff, PR and advertising agencies.

You will be the social media specialist in their team. Responsibilities include implementing marketing campaign plans set by marketing managers, ensuring campaigns are launched on time, within budget and to a high standard, as well as researching and launching any new social media platforms. You will be building and updating webpages, creating email campaigns, and briefing in-house and freelance designers, videographers and animators to create campaign content.

The ideal candidate will have experience of digital marketing, excellent communication and team working skills, and a passion for education. Experience of content management systems, Google Analytics and email systems, knowledge of the UK education market, experience of Microsoft Teams for meeting scheduling and experience of Canva to create simple images for email and social media is also desirable. For more information and to apply, click here.

Editorial Assistant - Criminology, Taylor and Francis

Closing Date: 10 November

Salary: £25,709.25 pro rata

Location: Abingdon (Remote working available)

Taylor and Francis are looking for a part-time Editorial Assistant, to work on their Criminology books list, on a six-month fixed-term contract. The role will involve working with a publisher toward overall revenue and profitability goals, and managing key tasks including author care, reviewing, contract and handover processes.

You will be organising peer reviews of book proposals under consideration, drafting and sending author contracts, chasing manuscripts under contract and negotiating delivery deadlines, preparing manuscripts for handover to production and meeting handover targets. Other duties include building relationships with authors and colleagues, maintaining databases and systems, and supporting the wider team across our Sociology and Geography lists.

The ideal candidate will have a highly organised approach, with strong prioritisation and time management skills. You will need excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to communicate sensitively and professionally, as well as being a team player with a flexible, positive approach to helping others and an enthusiasm for learning. For more information and to apply, click here.


Marcomms Intern - Non-Fiction, HarperCollins

Closing Date: 27 October

Salary: London Living Wage

Location: London

HarperCollins are looking for an intern to join their Marcomms Intern Programme!

The successful candidate will be dealing with a wide range of tasks such as writing and designing press releases, creating mailing lists and promotional materials and assisting with author tours and events. You will also be writing copy, handling giveaways, competitions and promotions, creating PowerPoint presentations, contributing to their social media channels and assisting with the author brand and backlist. You will be coordinating meetings, briefing freelance designers on marketing assets and providing administrative support.

You must have excellent organisational skills, an ability to manage a full workload and help with other’s organisation, be able to work as a team and communicate with others. You will be analytical, be able to use PowerPoint and Excel efficiently, be a committed self-starter and be highly motivated. You will also be able to work under pressure and be capable of being an ambassador on behalf of the team. Apply here.

Junior Designer, HarperCollins

Closing Date: 26 October

Salary: £25,000

Location: London

HarperCollins is looking for a Junior Designer to join the team and be responsible for creating market leading book covers for a range of bestselling authors.

The position will involve all aspects of the design process, from creating book covers with guidance from senior designers to preparing files for print, assets for marketing and providing support to all members of the design team. You will also begin to develop an awareness and understanding of trends in the marketplace as working alongside other departments.

The ideal candidate will be creative, curious and have a willingness to learn as well as a desire to develop their talent. You will also need a portfolio of work that showcases your creativity and a basic working knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop. For more information, click here.

Not Quite Publishing

Editorial Assistant, Haymarket Media Group

Closing Date: 26 October

Salary: £21,500

Location: London (Flexible remote working available)

Haymarket are recruiting for Editorial Assistants!

You will be assisting on project work, helping the different teams and supporting individual brands and work on targeted work during your second year.

You will get to work on the Haymarket Editorial Academy Foundation course, shadow team members, gain valuable on the job experience and be supported and assessed by team leaders. For more information click here.


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