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Senior Publicity Manager

  • Full time, permanent
  • Salary: £33 – 36k, depending on experience
  • Hybrid working potential, based in Central London
  • Closing date: 8 August

We are looking or a Senior Publicity Manager with a passion for illustrated books. Reporting to the Head of Publicity you will deliver ambitious publicity campaigns that drive sales for a range of titles across our fashion, photography, lifestyle and V&A lists. You will be working with world-leading figures and with exciting emerging talent in the fields of design and photography. You will also manage a Publicity Executive.

Organised, confident and enthusiastic, you will demonstrate the ability to think strategically and creatively and be comfortable working on multiple campaigns simultaneously. You will enjoy being a key member of a supportive team in a fast-paced environment, building collaborative relationships with authors and the media, and having the opportunity to arrange and attend exciting events.

The role

  • Managing all aspects of running publicity campaigns, from planning and execution to evaluation
  • Securing targeted coverage across the entire media landscape including print, broadcast and online
  • Maintaining productive relationships with all areas of the media and grow your contacts list as required
  • Collaborating with external partners – agents, PR agencies, and institutions including museums, galleries and brands
  • Planning and managing author events, both in-person and online
  • Contributing social media content (events, reviews, etc.)
  • Providing outstanding author care
  • Managing a Publicity Executive

Knowledge, skills and experience

  • Solid PR experience in the publishing or cultural sector
  • A proven track record delivering effective, integrated and targeted campaigns that drive sales
  • An established network of national print, broadcast and online contacts as well as events organisers
  • Experience planning live events, from book launches and festival talks to influencer dinners and in-store events
  • Highly organized and able to prioritize workload in a fast-paced environment
  • Proven experience of working with external brands and organisations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and a good eye for detail
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Good time management skills

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements above to Alice Craddock, recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk. The deadline for applications is Monday 8 August.

Some of the benefits of working with us:

Apart from working with a highly talented and creative group of people, we offer:

·       28 days holiday plus bank holidays

·       Profit share scheme

·       Interest free loan for rent deposit or season travel ticket

·       Discounts off our lovely T&H books and co-editions

·       Generous pension contributions

·       Employee Assistance Program

·       Cycle to Work Scheme

·       Film Club

And more!