Publicity Manager / Senior Publicity Manager, Simon & Schuster UK

Website Simon & Schuster UK

Simon & Schuster UK is one of the leading general book publishing companies in the UK and was named Publisher of the Year at the British Book Awards in 2022 and 2023. They also won Children’s Publisher of the Year in 2023. Based in London with sister companies in the United States, Canada, Australia and India, the UK division has four imprints: Gallery, Scribner, Simon & Schuster; and Simon & Schuster Children’s Books, which publish a wide and eclectic mix of authors ranging across commercial fiction, literary fiction, general non-fiction, and children’s publications. Home to bestselling authors and award winners, Simon & Schuster UK is a publishing house of quality writing and a proud home to its authors and their exceptional work. It also runs a sales and distribution service for a number of independent and international publishers including Andrews McMeel, Black Library, Boom! Studios, Elliott & Thompson, Inner Traditions, Rebellion and VIZ Media.

13 Month Fixed Term Contract

Application deadline: 22nd May 2024

The Job Profile 

We are looking for a Publicity Manager / Senior Publicity Manager to join our award-winning publicity team. Reporting to a senior member of the publicity team, the candidate for the role will coordinate successful publicity campaigns on a range of S&S Adult fiction and non-fiction titles.

The Job Role

The role involves executing imaginative, effective and impactful publicity campaigns, working closely with the editorial, marketing, digital and sales teams to deliver fully integrated promotional plans, and supporting and helping all editorial teams with pitches and new campaign presentations.

The Candidate Profile

The successful candidate would have a proven track record of leading and delivering inventive and strategic publicity campaigns across both traditional and digital media is essential, in addition to proven success in organising events and book tours, big and small.

The candidate will have an established network of media and event contacts and be able to hit the ground-running in a vibrant department. Whilst this role encompasses work on a wide variety of titles, we are particularly keen to welcome applications from candidates with experience in or passions for serious non-fiction. The role encompasses working on titles across all the adult imprints at S&S UK.

A prowess for multi-tasking and innovative thinking is a must, as is exemplary organisational skills and an eye for detail, the ability to handle a variety of campaigns from debuts to brand and celebrity authors, and the ability to juggle multiple campaigns at once.

Please note that for this role, flexibility is needed outside of core work hours, as it may require the occasional evening and weekend work.

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Simon & Schuster UK

Simon & Schuster UK is one of the leading general book publishing companies in the UK and was named Publisher of the Year at the British Book Awards in 2022 and 2023. They also won Children’s Publisher of the Year in 2023. Based in London with sister companies in the United States, Canada, Australia and India, the UK division has four imprints: Gallery, Scribner, Simon & Schuster; and Simon & Schuster Children’s Books, which publish a wide and eclectic mix of authors ranging across commercial fiction, literary fiction, general non-fiction, and children’s publications. Home to bestselling authors and award winners, Simon & Schuster UK is a publishing house of quality writing and a proud home to its authors and their exceptional work. It also runs a sales and distribution service for a number of independent and international publishers including Andrews McMeel, Black Library, Boom! Studios, Elliott & Thompson, Inner Traditions, Rebellion and VIZ Media.

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