Marketing Director – Maternity [JOB POSTING]

Hodder & Stoughton, part of Hachette UK, the UK’s leading book publisher, has an exciting vacancy for a Marketing Director maternity cover for up to one year.

Overseeing a team of seven, you will drive campaigns for the full range of Hodder’s publishing, from managing top-level brand authors such as Jodi Picoult, John Grisham, David Mitchell and Deliciously Ella to building word-of-mouth bestsellers and developing dynamic pitches to attract new talent.

A strong leader and inspirational manager, you will ensure the highest standards of creativity and delivery, within budget and to tight deadlines. Working directly on the marketing strategy and campaigns for key brands, you will be a team player and independent decision-maker.

Digital marketing experience and demonstrable creative ability are vital in this role, as is commercial awareness, specifically of the book publishing market. The successful candidate will have proven experience of both people management and budget management, and an ability to motivate themselves and their team to deliver quality work to deadline in an efficient, organised manner. A strong visual sense and marketing instinct, alongside excellent communication skills will ensure that business needs are met with creative vision.

In return we offer a creative and dynamic environment and a competitive salary and benefits package.

Please apply in writing, enclosing a CV and giving details of your salary expectations to: or to HR department, Hachette UK, Carmelite House, 50 Victoria Embankment , London EC4Y 0DZ

Unfortunately, due to the high volume of applications we receive, we are only able to contact shortlisted candidates.

Hachette UK is an equal opportunities employer and employs people on the basis of their abilities.