Temporary Marketing Executive, Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Marketing Executive, 4 weeks’ temporary contract


Who we are and what we do

An imprint of Hachette UK, Jessica Kingsley Publishers is a growing company that has a strong social justice agenda and is committed to publishing books that make a difference to people’s lives.  We are well known for our long-established lists on the autism spectrum, social work, and arts therapies. We also publish extensively in the fields of mental health, counselling, palliative care, practical theology and gender diversity.

What you’ll be doing

We’re seeking a temporary Marketing Executive to join our friendly and dynamic marketing team for 4 weeks. This role involves supporting the team on a variety of projects and running campaigns to promote our books on education, SEN and teen mental health.

Key responsibilities:

  • Running targeted email campaigns using Campaign Monitor
  • Social media promotions, including Facebook advertising and twitter
  • Sending review copies to specialist press contacts
  • Copywriting for flyers, emails, blog posts and social media
  • Designing flyers

Who we’re looking for

Experience / skills required:

  • Marketing experience across the full mix, including on- and offline campaigns
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Strong, targeted copywriting
  • Ability to independently manage workload to deadlines
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Adobe InDesign
  • HTML desirable

What we offer

An opportunity to gain insight into specialist publisher marketing and add to your existing knowledge and experience. You will be working with a small, friendly team in Central London near King’s Cross. The rate of pay is £14.00 an hour, and this is a 35 hour working week.

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

To apply, send your full CV and a covering letter to: recruitment@hachette.co.uk. Alternatively, hard copies can be sent to: HR Department, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment, London, EC4Y 0DZ.

Closing Date: 25th February 2019

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to get in touch directly with shortlisted candidates. If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please do let us know. Selection will involve a telephone interview.