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Application Deadline - 28.11.2021

Children’s Marketing Executive or Children’s Marketing Manager

Application Deadline
28.11.2021

Faber is a leading independent literary publisher. We publish a diverse range of high-profile authors such as Kazuo Ishiguro, Anna Burns, Sally Rooney, Leïla Slimani, Tsitsi Dangarembga, Orhan Pamuk, Sebastian Barry, Laura Lippman, Lenny Henry, Luke Harding, Melissa Harrison and Amelia Gentleman, and we have a backlist containing the works of T. S. Eliot, Seamus Heaney, Sylvia Plath and William Golding, among many others.

We’re looking for a Children’s Marketing Executive or Children’s Marketing Manager to join an exceptional, dynamic team. With responsibility for all marketing on the Faber Children’s list, you’ll be a confident and creative marketer looking to take their next step and to contribute meaningfully to building the Faber Children’s brand both within the trade and to consumers.

This is a role for somebody who can put digital marketing at the heart of our campaigns, who can brief beautiful artwork and stand out copy, with a brilliant understanding of the Children’s market, and how to get retailers excited about our books. You’ll help us reach readers from ages 2 – 18, through picture books up to Young Adult fiction, with authors such as Emma Carroll, Natasha Farrant, Bonnie-Sue Hitchcock, Jason Reynolds, Jeffrey Boakye and Swapna Haddow; illustrators such as Chris Mould, Rikin Parek and Polly Dunbar.

Key responsibilities include:

Planning and implementing all marketing campaigns for the Children’s list, working closely with the Children’s publicist to create coordinated, holistic and sales-driving campaigns

Providing marketing feedback at all stages of the publishing process including acquisition, covers and positioning

Building relationships with authors, illustrators and agents including campaign meetings and pitch meetings for acquisitions

Producing proofs, presenters and samplers for trade selling

Project managing the Children’s catalogue

Managing the Children’s campaign budgets

Digital strategy for Faber Children’s social media channels, newsletter and website

Working closely with the Children’s publicist to plan and execute exceptional events

Other duties as may be required that are within your skill and competence.

The position reports to the Deputy Marketing Director and is a minimum 4 days a week. The candidate will be expected to work at least two days a week from our offices in central London.

Salary: £28,000 – £35,000 pa depending on skills and experience.

To apply, please send a CV and covering letter to the recruiting manager on cmem@faberrecruitment.co.uk quoting ref FF.

 

Faber has a staff of just over 120, based across our offices in Bloomsbury Square, London, and Harlow. We want all our staff to have the best possible, most positive and enjoyable experience while working at Faber. Our benefits include:

-Access to Faber titles (including regular staff book clubs), discounted Independent Alliance titles

-Minimum of 28 days’ holiday per year

-Five days per year for volunteering work of your choice

-Full subscription to the Headspace meditation app

-Season-ticket loans

-Cycle-to-work vouchers

-Subsidised eye tests

-Generous pension scheme

-Life assurance and income protection insurance

-Access to online GP and advisory services

 

We welcome applications from any individual regardless of ethnic origin, gender, disability, religious belief, sexual orientation or age.

All applications will be considered on merit. Please note that all personal information which we process in connection with your application will be treated in accordance with our Data Protection Privacy Notice at and our Data Protection Policy. Please read our Data Protection Privacy Notice and Data Protection Policy before submitting your application.