The Publishing Post
By Aimee Whittle and Sheridan Pena
Marketing Assistant, Performing Arts – Bloomsbury Digital Resources
Closing Date: 18 February 2023 at 11:59 p.m.
Bloomsbury are searching for a Marketing Assistant to join the Performing Arts division of Bloomsbury Digital Resources.
Reporting to the Senior Marketing Manager for Performing Arts, you will be a creative self-starter excited by the idea of working in digital publishing and building a brand within the library community. The Performing Arts portfolio includes these digital learning resources: Drama Online, Bloomsbury Music and Sound, Screen Studies and Bloomsbury Video Library.
Responsibilities include: assisting with and contributing to the execution of the marketing plan for the databases within the performing arts digital portfolio, helping to create marketing materials and plans for the library and academic conferences that Bloomsbury attends throughout the year, working with the Global Conference Manager to ensure digital resources are represented at all appropriate conferences, as well as dealing with content marketing, social media and much more.
The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial spirit and the imagination to conceive plans and promotions that excite and engage educators and the students they serve, as well as being confident and having excellent communication and organisational skills. You will need to be a flexible team player who can work independently, meet deadlines and prioritise workload.
For more information and to apply, click here.
Sales and Marketing Administrator – National Book Tokens and Record Tokens Gift Cards
Closing Date: 16 February 2023
Do you have an interest in both books and music? If so, this Sales and Marketing Administrator vacancy may be a good position in which to utilise those interests whilst gaining experience in customer service, sales and marketing.
National Book Tokens and Record Tokens are looking for an individual who is comfortable in a customer-facing position with prior experience in a similar role. Exemplary communication skills, familiarity with Microsoft Office suite, excellent organisational skills and being a self-starter are all characteristics that the ideal candidate will possess.
The Sales and Marketing Administrator will work closely with the marketing team in order to grow their “Caboodle Local” marketing platform, manage and process sales orders, respond to questions from both consumers and bookshops, maintain a year-round communications calendar for the company, organise and process data, keep accurate administrative records and occasionally attend events in order to help liaise with customers.
If you are interested in this role, click here to find out more information and to apply.
Editorial Operations Assistant – Hachette UK
Closing Date: 15 February 2023
Location: Any Hachette UK regional office
The Hodder & Stoughton division at Hachette UK has an Editorial Operations Assistant role available. This position is a hybrid between three in-office days and two work from home days and can be based in Sheffield, Newcastle, Edinburgh or London.
The main duties of the Editorial Operations Assistant include, but are not limited to, working with the Biblio 3 publishing system, creating and maintaining data for titles and contracts and supporting the Operations and Editorial teams.
The successful individual will be someone who possesses a keen eye for detail, is meticulous with data, has great organisational skills and is familiar with Microsoft Excel. Previous experience in an administrative position and an interest in SEO and metadata is preferred but not required.
The full job description and application link can be found here.
DK Work Experience – DK
Closing Date: 17 February 2023
Salary: London Living Wage
DK are providing the exciting opportunity for a candidate aged between eighteen and twenty-four to complete two weeks of completely remote work experience with one of their departments!
You will be taken behind the scenes of the publishing house and introduced to all the different areas of the industry. Whilst you will be placed in a creative department, you will also have the opportunity to learn about all the other areas of the company. You will attend meetings, try your hand at a variety of editing or designing tasks and get involved in a fun group project with other people on the placement. And along with this engaging creative experience, you will be paid the London Living Wage, regardless of where you are based.
The programme requires no degree or previous experience and aims to open the doors of the publishing industry to participants from underrepresented regions, communities and backgrounds.
Find out more and apply here!