it’s december – whack out the Xmas music and get your applications ready to gooooo
let’s whip quickly through these shall we??
PR Assistant @ Bonnier Zaffre
Super awesome job in a cool company – and check this out: The PR Assistant will be working across the newly launched adult fiction imprints (Twenty7 and Zaffre) and children’s imprints (Hot Key, Piccadilly Press and Templar). AWESOME.
Email CVs, Covering Letter and current salary details to Jodie Groves (jodie.groves@bonnierpublis hing.co.uk). Early applications will be prioritised.
Closing date: unknown. *shrugs*
Children’s Book Production Editor @ Sweet Cherry Publishing
You will be a graduate with a desire to work in publishing and preferably will come from creative background. You will assist the Designer by discussing creative solutions, communicating with illustrators and assisting with in-house design. You will be able to demonstrate good skills in the Adobe Creative Suite and an understanding of the children’s book industry. You will have excellent organisational skills and a positive work ethic.
Also: Start date: This is negotiable; we are willing to be flexible regarding the start date and take any exam/course commitments into consideration within reason. Which is pretty cool.
CV, along with your cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org (Abdul Thadha)
Closing date: also unknown
Marketing Assistant @ Alma Books
An exciting new opportunity has arisen at the award-winning Independent publisher Alma Books for a Marketing Assistant to develop and help implementing media/online, digital and print campaigns.
The candidate would need to write and design presentations, catalogues, POS and other promotional material, work online to develop digital campaign ensuring widespread coverage and responsible for Alma’s websites and social media.
Excellent organization and admin skills are essential as well as a good eye for design. An experience in children’s publishing is welcome but not essential.
CV, covering letter, salary expectations and a brief portfolio (for those with previous design experience) to email@example.com (Elisabetta Minervini)
Closing date: 15/1 (so time to work on your application over xmas gang)
3 days a week, being all helpful and salesy, in a BRAND NEW position – totes cool.
CV and supporting covering letter (including availability, notice period details and current salary) to:
Robert Owen (Head of People & Office Operations): firstname.lastname@example.org.
Closing date: 10/12
The role will involve administrative duties within the stock control and supply chain operations team. Reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will have exceptional organisation and planning skills. They will have the ability to prioritise their own workload and be self-motivated. This role will work closely with the sales, production and editorial teams within Pan Macmillan and liaise directly with our distributor, Macmillan Distribution Limited, therefore strong communication skills are essential.
Send your named CV (again not sure why it wouldn’t be named) and cover letter confirming your current salary and quoting reference PAN/044/16 via email to: email@example.com.
Closing date: 16/12
Reporting to the Deputy Publicity Director, the Publicity Assistant will provide administrative assistance for three senior publicists as well as supporting the wider department, answering and responding to media enquiries, preparing mailings, liaising with authors, assisting with events, coordinating travel plans and schedules. The successful candidate will be highly organised, with excellent attention to detail and an ability to work to tight deadlines. A passion for books is a must and awareness of the media is desirable.
THIS IS SO COOL AND I WILL BE JEALOUS OF WHOEVER GETS THIS JOB.
Closing date: 9/12
The ideal candidate should be highly organised, efficient, proactive and able to work as part of a large team, with excellent administrative and IT skills (Windows and Excel). A strong interest in commercial publishing and impeccable spelling and grammar are essential, as well as a meticulous eye for detail, good communication skills and the ability to manage their time, prioritise and work well under pressure.
Closing date: 5/12 tomorrow guys TOMORROW
You will be working on all online and digital accounts and assist in the day-to-day administration on accounts such as Amazon/Kindle, Apple, Kobo and Google. This is a great opportunity for a strong communicator who works well under pressure to learn more about digital publishing in an exciting environment.
Closing date: 11/12
MERRY XMAS (i’m too excited too early aren’t i?)