The Publishing Post
Sales and Marketing Assistant – Victorina Press
Closing date: 19 January
Salary: Minimum Hourly Rate
Victorina Press are looking for a Sales and Marketing Assistant on a part-time basis.
You will be managing the social media accounts, updating the sales portfolio and designing posters and adverts. You will also be helping authors to publicise their books.
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Publicity Assistant – Scholastic
Closing date: 22 January
Scholastic are hiring for a Publicity Assistant!
The ideal candidate will provide admin assistance, write press releases and coordinate mailings.
They will also schedule posts on social media, work on campaigns and set up events.
They will need to have strong interpersonal experience, a positive and professional attitude, be enthusiastic and organised, full of bright ideas and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
Marketing Assistant – Mills and Boon
Closing date: 18 January
Do you have a passion for romance novels?
Mills and Boon are looking for a Marketing Assistant!
The candidate will work on campaigns and provide admin support. They will also create content for the social media accounts, organise blog tours, create images and manage the blog. They will also help with prelim materials, metadata, compiling draft cover copy and more.
The ideal candidate must have experience of managing social media accounts and some experience with Adobe Creative Suite is preferable. They will also be enthusiastic, passionate and have great communication skills. They must also be creative and innovative, organised and have a great eye for detail.
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Bookseller – Wrecking Ball Press
Closing date: 22 January
Wrecking Ball Press are looking for a Bookseller to help drive book sales and develop literature events to increase the Wrecking Ball Press audience.
The successful candidate will be focused on customer service but will also need knowledge of the UK’s independent publishers, the shop’s stock and the wider book market. You will help customers and be involved in ordering and displaying stock, as well as working with publishing companies and their representatives.
Your responsibilities will include serving customers and dealing with their enquiries, organising literature events, promoting in-store and venue events via social media platforms and dealing with mail order, email and web-based orders.
The ideal candidate will need experience of working in a bookshop in a public facing role, a strong record of operational support activities and experience working in a team. You should also have demonstrable experience of creating or working to support literature events and initiatives or have a strong desire to do so. You will need to be confident when talking and communicating and should be experienced and comfortable in the use of social media platforms as a marketing and promotional tool.
Rising Star Awards – The Printing Charity
Closing date: 7 March
Prize: Up to £1, 500
The Printing Charity is championing young talent working in print, paper, publishing and packaging at the Rising Star Awards.
If successful, you will receive up to £1,500 towards the cost of training, professional accreditation or equipment to support your career development. Training can also cover personal development such as presentation, leadership, management and persuasion skills.
Applicants must be aged between 18 to 30, be a resident in the UK and be working in the sector. You must be clear on how the award will advance your career. You are encouraged to talk to your manager, mentor or HR department about your proposed training to be sure it is right for you and your career.
Not Quite Publishing
Courses Assistant – Jericho Writers
Location: Oxford (Currently remote)
Jericho Writers is looking for a part-time Courses Assistant to help with planning, implementation and running of current and upcoming courses.
You will be driving sales, attending to student queries and needs and collecting feedback from alumni. Your responsibilities will include dealing with a busy inbox, promoting the company through emails and phone calls, tracking course sales and liaising with different departments. You will also match potential students with the right mentor.
The ideal candidate should be proficient with MS Office, have good communication and organisational skills and be able to adapt quickly to new digital tools. You should be able to work in a busy environment with tight deadlines and multiple priorities and be comfortable dealing with a variety of customers.
To apply send a CV and covering letter to Maria at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘Courses Assistant Application’.