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Last updated: Wednesday 28 November, 2018
Publicity Manager / Senior Publicity Manager
Description: bloomsbury
£30,000 - £40,000
Central London
Description: bloomsbury

About the Job

The opportunity
Do you have what it takes to start a national conversation? Be instrumental in creating bestsellers? Do you want to help spread the word about some of the most exciting nonfiction books out there?
We are looking for a senior member of our publicity team to lead the way in securing the most dynamic and impactful media coverage for some of today’s greatest thinkers around the world.
We publish a diverse and exciting list of voices and books, more recently such heavy-hitters as Reni Eddo-Lodge and her phenomenal Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race, a case for Universal Basic Income Utopia for Realists by Rutger Bregman, and a new history of the world The Silk Roads by Peter Frankopan. We have an incredible line-up for next year too including Outrage is the New Black by Radio 1Xtra presenter Ashley Dotty Charles, the authorized history of Britain’s secret intelligence agency GCHQ, a major biography of Lucian Freud, a history of the East India Company by William Dalrymple and She Said by Megan Twohey and Jodi Kantor, the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists who broke the Weinstein story.
The role
Planning and executing your own publicity campaigns
Securing media coverage for high-profile authors and exciting debuts
Starting conversations across the country, and maximising book sales
Skills, knowledge, experience
At least three years’ experience in books PR
Excellent communicator
Have great relationships with journalists
Be full of ambition for your books
Great attention to detail
Thrive in a fast-paced and sometimes unpredictable environment
Produce creative, original and persuasive press releases and pitches
Have an interest in current affairs and be engaged with what’s going on in the UK and across the world
Want your books to be part of the conversation and where possible, be agenda-setting
Enjoy working as part of a team that loves to collaborate
If this sounds like a job for you, then please get in touch….
This is a permanent, full-time position based at Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 50 Bedford Square, London, WC1B 3DP. Bloomsbury Publishing offers a competitive salary and generous staff discounts.
To apply, please email your CV, a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements outlined in the ‘skills, knowledge and experience’ above, your salary expectations and notice period to Please note in the subject line: Publicity Manager IPG1012
The closing date for this role is Monday 10th December 2018.
Skills: Marketing, Publicity

Job information

Start date: 08 Jan, 2019

Contact information

Contact name: Julia Thomson
Telephone: 0207 6315551
Reference: IPG Publicity Manager 1012

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