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Marketing Executive / Senior Marketing Executive (Fixed Term Contract), Jessica Kingsley Publishers

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

What you’ll be doing

Are you a marketer looking to expand your skills and experience? Do you have enthusiasm, fresh ideas, and the drive to learn and innovate?

We have an exciting temporary role available, for a Marketing Executive / Senior Marketing Executive (depending on experience) to take the next step in their career. This is a varied role, suitable for someone keen to develop their skills across the full marketing mix. 

Working as part of a global team, you will take on marketing responsibility for our Mental Health books - as well as working with a Senior Marketing Manager on our market-leading Gender Diversity & Sexuality books, and Business & Leadership books.

You will be responsible for: devising, creating and delivering campaigns, executing digital and social media marketing, planning catalogues, attending conferences, organising digital events, building third party partnerships, designing marketing collateral, supporting authors and more.

As part of a friendly and supportive marketing team, you will have the opportunity to learn from and alongside your colleagues, and to take advantage of the wider training and learning opportunities available at Hachette.

Who we are looking for

We would love to hear from you if you…

  • Thrive in a team environment where you are encouraged to share ideas 
  • Have strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise workload and meet deadlines
  • Are a fluent, accurate and persuasive copywriter
  • Are a natural communicator – confident in building strong relationships with colleagues, authors and third parties
  • Can develop a deep understanding of the market and the issues that affect and influence customers
  • Are driven by results and understand how they inform marketing strategy
  • Have a strong design sensibility
  • Have a demonstrable interest in marketing and wider industry innovation
  • Are passionate about social change
  • Have at least 2 years of marketing experience

Previous experience working in publishing is preferable but not essential.

What we offer

Our staff are our greatest asset and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 25 days annual leave days per year + bank holidays, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes including mentoring, Cycle to Work vouchers, Private Medical Insurance, eye care vouchers, up to 70% off book purchases, a charity book shelf, 2 volunteer days per year to use at your charity of choice, many employee networks to join, summer hours (finishing at 1pm on Fridays during the summer months!), season ticket loans, rent deposit loans, generous pension schemes and much more!

This role can be based at our London office, or at any of our new regional offices in Edinburgh, Newcastle, Manchester, Sheffield or Bristol, with a blend of in-office (3 days) and homeworking (2 days) per week.

Who we are and what we do

JKP is an award-winning, global publisher committed to publishing products that celebrate diversity and encourage social change. In 2017 JKP became part of John Murray Press, a fast-growing division of Hachette UK, and our marketing team works across JKP and JMP Professional Lists, on areas as wide-ranging as JKP's ground-breaking gender and autism lists, alongside leading JMP brands such as Michel Thomas and Teach Yourself. Our products range from print, e and audio books, to online courses, conferences and apps, and we are constantly innovating in our marketing activities, to connect our specialist audiences to the right products for them.

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.

The Book Trade Charity offers financial support to people looking to enter the book trade but who may struggle to afford the costs of attending interviews and undertaking junior roles. For more information visit www.booktradeentrysupport.org

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