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Senior Publicity Manager, Publisher

Posted: 14.07.2022
Contract Type: Full-time
Job Type: Permanent
Pay: Negotiable
Location: London / Hybrid London, UK
Job description:

A world-renowned illustrated publisher is looking for a Senior Publicity Manager with a passion for illustrated books. Reporting to the Head of Publicity you will deliver ambitious publicity campaigns that drive sales for a range of titles across including fashion, photography and  lifestyle  You will be working with world-leading figures and with exciting emerging talent in the fields of design and photography. You will also manage a Publicity Executive.

Organised, confident and enthusiastic, you will demonstrate the ability to think strategically and creatively and be comfortable working on multiple campaigns simultaneously. You will enjoy being a key member of a supportive team in a fast-paced environment, building collaborative relationships with authors and the media, and having the opportunity to arrange and attend exciting events.

The role:

  • Managing all aspects of running publicity campaigns, from planning and execution to evaluation
  • Securing targeted coverage across the entire media landscape including print, broadcast and online
  • Maintaining productive relationships with all areas of the media and grow your contacts list as required
  • Collaborating with external partners – agents, PR agencies, and institutions including museums, galleries and brands
  • Planning and managing author events, both in-person and online
  • Contributing social media content (events, reviews, etc)
  • Providing outstanding author care
  • Managing a Publicity Executive

Knowledge, skills and experience:

  • Solid PR experience in the publishing or cultural sector
  • A proven track record delivering effective, integrated and targeted campaigns that drive sales
  • An established network of national print, broadcast and online contacts as well as events organisers
  • Experience planning live events, from book launches and festival talks to influencer dinners and in-store events
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience of working with external brands and organisations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good time management skills

Some of the benefits:

  • 28 days holiday plus bank holidays
  • Profit share scheme
  • Interest free loan for rent deposit or season travel ticket
  • Discounts off  books and co-editions
  • Generous pension contributions
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Film Club

And more!