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Marketing Assistant - Headline

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Who we are and what we do

Headline was founded in 1986 with a single promise at its heart: to publish the books people want to read. Sometimes, the simplest ideas are best.

Headline has spent over three decades creating books people want to read and our passion for the commercial means we are home to some of the UK’s biggest-selling authors and continue to invest in new talent with bestseller potential. Among those authors are Martina Cole, Victoria Hislop, Neil Gaiman, Maggie O’Farrell, Bryony Gordon and a roster of comedians, chefs and media personalities including Raymond Blanc, Nadiya Hussain and James Acaster.

What you’ll be doing

The successful candidate will be working across the whole Headline list. You will provide administrative assistance to the marketing team to ensure that all processes and procedures are managed accurately, efficiently and professionally. You will assist with the running of the department and you will ensure that campaigns are supported to increase profile and sales. You will regularly contribute to a variety of social media channels and communities and will have the opportunity to work with team members on specific campaigns. You will work closely with the publicity, sales and editorial departments.

Who we’re looking for

Our ideal candidate will be enthusiastic and full of ideas, have a can-do attitude and the ability to work collaboratively as part of a team. They will be highly efficient, with a close eye for detail, and an excellent communicator who has a proven ability to work well under pressure and multi-task. An interest, and an awareness of, books and brands is integral to the role. Some experience demonstrating reliability and responsibility is needed. Prior experience in the publishing industry is not necessary.

The Marketing Assistant will report to the Marketing Director.   

What we offer

This is an exciting opportunity for the right person to join a vibrant, creative and friendly team at our fantastic riverside offices in London, working on an exciting and diverse range of books, in a dynamic working environment. As part of Hachette we offer a competitive salary and an extensive range of benefits.

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.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.

Hachette UK

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