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Marketing Manager, Headline

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

What you’ll be doing

This is an exciting opportunity for a talented marketer looking for their next career move. Working across print, digital and audio, this role will be responsible for driving and delivering creative and effective campaigns to support the broader creative strategy for each book and author. As a key member of the award-winning marketing department you will devise and implement your own innovative and effective campaigns across the Headline list, as well as supporting members of the marketing team on delivering integrated and innovative campaigns for some of our biggest brands

Who we are looking for

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and confident marketer who combines creativity with analysis and innovation. You should have a proven passion for marketing and be excited about constantly improving the ways we connect our books with readers. The role requires a proactive and creative thinker with excellent communication and the confidence and ability to plan and organise work effectively.

As well as strong copywriting skills and creative vision, you’ll also demonstrate excellent budget management and outstanding attention to detail. You’ll understand how to reach different consumers with targeted messaging and initiatives and have plenty of experience working with third parties and influencers on partnerships to broaden the reach of your campaigns. You’ll be able to report back results and adapt your communication style for a range of different stakeholders, to ensure you build excellent working relationships with departments across the business.

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.

The role will begin working from home due to ongoing Covid19 restrictions, but once normality resumes this role will be based at one of our UK offices, with a blend of in-office (3 days) and homeworking (2 days) per week.

Who we are and what we do

Are you looking for an exciting next step in your book marketing career? Do you want to work with the team behind some of the past year’s biggest fiction bestsellers, including Women’s Prize winning Hamnet by Maggie O’Farrell, Ariadne by Jennifer Saint, One August Night by Victoria Hislop and Love in Colour by Bolu Babalola? Or mega non-fiction hits from household names, including Matthew McConaughey’s Greenlights and Raymond Blanc’s Simply Raymond?

Headline is seeking a Marketing Manager to join its award-winning Marketing team.

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, James Acaster and Matthew McConaughey. Headline was shortlisted for Publisher of the Year and its literary imprint, Tinder Press, shortlisted for Imprint of the Year at the 2021 British Book Awards.

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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