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Design and Production
Competitive salary +benefits
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a highly talented and motivated Senior Designer to join one of the most successful Children's Publisher in the UK. As a member of the fiction team you will have an opportunity to work on a wide variety of fiction titles, both young and teen, and your key responsibility will be to ensure that the whole process, from commissioning to production, runs smoothly. This will involve commissioning and overseeing illustrators and freelance designers as well as liaising with internal departments such as editorial, sales and marketing, to guide projects and schedules through to successful completion on time and to budget.
Working autonomously, and managing a team of two fiction Designers, the candidate will require the ability to manage their own creative and innovative products with flair and confidence. Ideally you will have had gained design experience in a children’s publishing environment.
With a passion for children’s books you will need sufficient design experience to hit the ground running and must be highly organised, with the ability to manage projects under pressure. A high standard of software literacy is required, including Quark Xpress, Photoshop, Illustrator and Indesign.
This is a fabulous position for an experienced designer, who has an excellent understanding of design trends in children’s fiction book publishing.
Please apply in writing with a full CV, covering letter and salary details to Info@ashtondennis.co.uk
Please note that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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A fantastic opportunity has arisen for an Assistant Editor to cover a maternity leave for one of the most prestigious Children's Publishers. The successful applicant will have a particular knowledge of the picture book process and a genuine passion for children’s books for all ages.
Responsibilities will include:
Managing the internal editorial process for all picture books, fiction and Library titles ie compiling copy, collating proofs, writing Title Information Sheets and editorial notes, providing feedback on cover design and inside illustrations, proofreading and copy-editing, liaising with authors, agents and internal departments, as well as dealing with correspondence, enquiries, costings, contracts, and publication schedules.
If you are a proactive individual with excellent proofreading and copy-editing skills and a genuine love of reading children’s books, we would love to hear from you.
To apply please email your CV to email@example.com
COMMISSIONING EDITOR Back
The Academic and Journals Divisions of this prestigious publisher, publish books, journals and digital resources for the research, professional and higher education markets.
They are looking for a highly motivated individual who can commission and develop medical books and online content within the department to further develop the excellent international reputation of their medical list.
Reporting into the Senior Publisher, you will be responsible for:
Strategic planning, commissioning new product/new editions and related online product project management
The ideal candidate will have the following:
Educated to degree level (or equivalent) in a (bio) medical field. Proven track record in commissioning, preferably in medical publishing good commercial acumen a keen understanding of the global medical publishing market.
For more information please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
– Maternity Cover
Competitive Salary + benefits
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a competent HR Advisor within a prestigious media organisation to provide a generalist HR service to their client group. Overall responsibility includes acting as a main point of contact for all HR queries as well as providing advice to both managers and employees. Additional duties include: recruitment and selection, talent management as well as ensuring awareness and understanding of all relevant company policies and procedures and undertaking specific HR projects.
If you would like to be considered for this role you will need the following skills and experience:
• Good technical HR knowledge
• Excellent communication skills with proven experience of communicating effectively with
• A track record of developing effective relationships
• A proactive, flexible approach to work
• High levels of accuracy and attention to detail
• Excellent IT skills including Word, Excel, and databases (experience of using PeopleSoft would be an advantage)
• Experience working within a creative/media environment is preferred but is not essential
Interested ?? To apply please email your CV with a covering letter.
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MARKETING AND PUBLICITY MANAGER
An exciting role has arisen for a creative and dynamic Marketing and Publicity Manager for one of the leading museum publishers. The successful applicant will be responsible for developing marketing strategies and ensuring strong press review coverage with key newspapers, journals and magazines. Budget management and the creation of promotional material for trade distributors and book shop. The position will suit a committed individual who can multi-task and work efficiently on their own initiative and who can also work equally well within a team on a number of projects. The ideal candidate will also have: Solid experience as a publicist or marketing manager, ideally with a publisher of illustrated books. Strong communication, English language writing and proofreading skills, creative and original ideas, contacts within the UK press and media, the ability to develop and implement strategies for publicity and marketing.
All CVs and covering letters to be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Rights and Licensing
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Sales and Marketing
CONSUMER INSIGHT AND ANALYSIS MANAGER
Competitive Salary + excellent benefits
An exciting position has arisen for a Consumer Insight Manager for one of the largest media organisations within the UK.
The successful candidate will be responsible for:
• Setting up, establishing and maintaining strong working relationships with external insight
• Creation and management of consumer insight panel
• Analyse and interpret data sources within the company, translating data into meaningful narratives
• Provision of expertise on consumer trends
• Acting as internal consultant presenting findings in meetings and forums where necessary
• Continued insight across different segments of our consumer base, informing group strategy
• Use knowledge and expertise to support editorial teams to drive thinking around acquisitions
• Building strong relationships internally to identify potential insight and utilise them effectively, as well as developing credibility at Exec & Board level
If you are a self- starter with proven skills in market research, data analytics and the ability to deliver exceptional insight into customer behaviour we would like to hear from you.
Please email your CV and covering letter with salary expectations to firstname.lastname@example.org
KEY ACCOUNT MANAGER, UK SALES, (CENTRAL LONDON)
An exciting position has arisen for a Key Account Manager to join the UK Sales team for a renown book publisher. Reporting to the UK Sales Manager and under their direction, the successful candidate will be responsible for selling to a number of high profile customers, managing national accounts in both the high street and mass market sectors. This role will require excellent communication skills, the tenacity to drive growth and a thorough understanding of commercial sales.
The ideal candidate will have a sales/retail background with proven experience in key account management, strong commercial awareness and an analytical mind. You will be highly motivated, proactive and have excellent presentation, negotiation and inter-personal skills and be adept at building relationships with customers and internal colleagues. An interest in publishing, reading and the world of books is essential.
This is a key position and offers an outstanding opportunity to contribute to the continuing success of the company.
For further information please send your CV to email@example.com
A renown Publisher seeks a Circulation Executive with excellent organisational skills to support the Circulation Manager with both subscriptions and administrative duties.
Responsibilities will include:
- Managing renewal reminders for publications including mailing.
- Providing reports and analysis on publications and subscriptions to various departments and key stakeholders
- Assisting with transfer of subscriptions
- Product administration and set up
- Ad hoc duties and projects
- Liaising with Editorial, Marketing, Finance departments as well as Customers and Agents
The ideal candidate will be proficient in Microsoft applications and or Microsoft SQL, with strong Excel skills and experience of working with databases. You will also need to be numerate with excellent attention to detail and the ability to identify and explain trends and data.
If you have an interest in Publishing or have Circulation or Subscription experience we would love to hear from you.
To apply email your CV with a covering letter to Info@Ashtondennis.co.uk
SENIOR INTERNATIONAL SALES & MARKETING EXECUTIVE (Central London)
Are you a highly motivated and proactive individual with a sound sales and marketing experience to join an award-winning International Sales Team for a prestigious publisher ?
If so we may have the job for you!
Reporting to the International Sales & Marketing Director, you will provide primary operational support to the group companies in Europe and India, and help to drive sales in the overseas territories. Your role will involve:
- preparation of sales and marketing materials, and presentations for clients
- selling of both print and digital products
- organising Indian local print runs
- representing the department at internal meetings
- key administration tasks such as actions and minute taking at departmental and marketing meetings
The successful candidate will demonstrate the following requirements:
- a track record in sales/marketing within publishing
- excellent presentation and influencing skills
- a knowledge of international markets and cultural differences commercial and financial awareness
- a high level of organisation with a keen eye for detail
- strong commitment to team work
Advanced IT skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint), an analytical mind and bags of initiative are essential.
If you are interested and want to apply, then please send your CV and covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
25K + benefits and bonus
An exciting position has arisen for a Sales Executive within the Sales Department for a renowned Book Publisher.
60% administration 40% Client liaison/Sales
Duties will include supporting the Sales Director with various administrative tasks as well as researching leads, promoting and selling key titles to new and existing accounts. Working closely with the Marketing department to support authors at workshops and conferences.
The ideal candidate will have experience of working as a bookseller or within the publishing industry.
You will also be expected to have good communication skills and confidence in dealing with a wide range of contacts, both internally and externally. You will be conscientious and able to prioritise a varied workload. Good organisation and administrative skills and an ability to work to deadlines as well as a willingness to travel occasionally within territory.
If you fit the above criteria and have an interest in the Publishing industry please email your CV and covering letter for an immediate interview.
LIBRARY SALES CO-ORDINATOR
18K - 20K
Overall duties include providing administrative support to the Library Sales team and Library Sales Managers.
Other responsibilities will involve attending specified industry conferences, Liaising with Subscription agents where necessary in providing quotes, dealing with day to day customer queries by telephone and email, invoicing, maintaining and updating client information on bespoke database, assisting in identifying key prospects for new customers, scheduling regular contact with customers. Answering queries and encouraging usage of company products. Working closely with the Marketing team to tailor marketing campaigns in various territories as well as assisting in preparing presentations.
If you are well organised, numerate, with a good eye for detail and strong customer service/computer skills, in particular use of Excel for data manipulation and analysis, then we would like to hear from you.
A high level of initiative is required for this role and knowledge of one or more Modern European Language would be highly desirable
CUSTOMER SERVICES CO-ORDINATOR
17K - 20K
An entry-level position has arisen for an enthusiastic and proactive Customer Service Advisor. Working within a fast paced and deadline driven environment the successful applicant will be expected to play a key role in supporting this service by processing subscription orders in a timely manner while ensuring high levels of accuracy and customer satisfaction. The role will also include dealing with customer's telephone enquires in a courteous and professional manner and responding to e-mail enquires. You will need to demonstrate your ability to organise your workload in the most appropriate manner to ensure the department consistently meets and exceeds the expectations of their customers. Excellent administrative and telephone skills, with a good level of computer literacy is a prerequisite.
Our client is looking for an innovative, committed and enthusiastic marketer to join the Journals team, working on their industry-leading list in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The ideal candidate will demonstrate strategic thinking and creative flair combined with the necessary abilities to plan, develop and implement comprehensive marketing strategies. In addition to specific journal responsibilities, including liaising with and reporting to Editorial Boards, you must also take forward new business initiative whilst working within a team environment. Academic or professional publishing experience would be advantageous, but not essential.
For more information please send your CV to email@example.com
DATABASE MARKETING EXECUTIVE
Working within a driven and successful direct marketing team the role of the Database Marketing Executive will involve the following;
Generating reports and analysis on customer buying behaviour across magazines, websites and events. Working closely with the marketing teams, you will also be involved in identifying the selection criteria for campaigns and the capabilities of the database as well as sending out direct marketing emails and managing campaigns across both print and digital subscriptions and events.
We would like to hear from you if you are highly numerate with a good understanding and experience of analytical concepts and statistics. A good knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Access are essential for this role. This is a great opportunity for individuals looking to develop their direct marketing or data analysis skills. This role offers a competitive salary, generous holiday entitlement, and additional benefits.
Secretarial and Office Support
ASSISTANT TO PUBLISHER
An amazing opportunity has arisen for an Assistant to support the Publisher for one of the most prestigious Book Publisher in the UK
You will need to be highly organised, with excellent administrative and secretarial skills to support the Publisher. Typical duties will include diary management, organising extensive meetings and travel, answering telephone queries, managing correspondence, invoices and expenses, preparing minutes, agendas and presentations, as well as dealing with confidential and highly sensitive information. An important part of this role includes liaising with authors, agents and senior management across the Company. There will also be the opportunity to undertake a variety of editorial duties.
The successful candidate will be a confident communicator, who thrives on working in a fast paced and pressurised environment. You will also be capable of making autonomous decisions as well as being proactive, flexible and adaptable. Excellent personal organisation, time management, attention to detail and strong IT and social media skills are a must, as are excellent spelling and grammar.
If you have a passion for books and an interest in Publishing and editorial we would love to hear from you!
Please send you CV with a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
A leading research and care charity is looking for an Assistant to join its Marketing and Publishing team. The role involves providing editorial, administrative and stock management support to the Publications Manager. There will also be opportunities to edit material produced by internal departments.
The successful applicant will be a point of contact for internal departments and staff working across the country as well as handle external inquiries. They will ideally have experience in a publishing environment, have excellent communication skills and be skilled in project management.
To apply please send a CV and covering letter to email@example.com
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