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Publicity Assistant - Hurst

Salary: £23,000 – £25,000

Location: Remote

Hurst is an independent non-fiction publisher based in London looking for a Publicity Assistant to work with the Head of Campaigns and Media Relations to promote trade and academic books.

You will be helping in all aspects of publicity, including organising events, drafting press releases and helping to run Hurst’s podcast. Your responsibilities will also include creating review lists, proofreading copy and fielding media and author queries.

The ideal applicant will spot opportunities in unlikely places, be up to date on current affairs and have a genuine interest in the books that Hurst publishes. Strong organisational and writing skills are essential, as is an attention to detail. The job is currently remote, but the applicant must be prepared to attend London meetings in person.

Junior Designer – Sweet Cherry Publishing

Salary: £18,552

Location: Leicester

Sweet Cherry Publishing is an independent children’s book publisher working closely with the local community. They are looking for a Junior Designer to part of the design team, developing and designing a variety of licensed and own brand products.

If successful, you will contribute regularly to design meetings with concepts and ideas, collaborate with team members, and produce designs that show creativity and an eye for detail. You will also be designing and typesetting books and collaborating with other departments in the company.

The ideal candidate will have a creative flair, a good working knowledge of design software and familiarity with design and print techniques. You will need a portfolio and an understanding of and interest in the publishing process. You will also need an understanding of the design process, commercial awareness and a passion for design.

Sweet Cherry Publishing is looking for someone with flexibility, willingness, enthusiasm and confidence. They are also looking for a positive work ethic and a great sense of humour.

Editorial Assistant- Pan Macmillan (Picador)

Closing Date: 23 December

Salary: £23,000

Location: London (Temporarily Remote)

Pan MacMillan are searching for an Editorial Assistant for their Picador imprint.

The ideal candidate will be helping with administrative tasks such as mailing, updating databases, preparing agendas and minutes and arranging meetings.

You will also be checking cover copy and designs, preparing texts, assisting with creating catalogues and book fair information as well as responding to web queries.

You will have excellent organisation skills, great attention to detail, experience of working with in-house systems, knowledge of Word, Excel, Adobe, Powerpoint and Google Suite.

You will also have a willingness to learn, excellent interpersonal and written communication skills, an ability to work under pressure, knowledge of the book market and be able to work as part of a team.

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Hodder Education – Digital Support Assistant

Closing date: 1 January

Salary: £24,000

Location: London

Hodder Education Group are looking for a Digital Support Assistant to help with their digital services.

You will be supporting the team and answering phone calls, emails and social media enquires, assisting customers with the online subscription services, analysing and reviewing customer behaviours and liaise closely with the digital team. You will also be willing to suggest improvements to internal processes and systems.

You will have great communication skills, be able to collaborate and work effectively with the team and have excellent analytical skills and problem-solving ability. You will also be able to prioritise your workload, have great time management skills, work well under pressure and be driven by providing a high level of customer satisfaction.

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