Marketing Assistant - Little, Brown Book Group

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Job Reference: hachette/TP/6151/317
Number of Positions: 1
Contract Type: Full Time Permanent
Salary: £23500 - £23500
Working Hours: 35
Closing Date: 16/10/2020
Function: Marketing
Location: London
Division: Little, Brown Book Group
Location: 50 Victoria Embankment, London

What we offer

This is an exciting opportunity to work with a talented team at a leading publisher.

As part of the marketing team you will enjoy unrivalled scope to explore the publishing industry and you’ll work with some with some of the biggest brand names in publishing, such as Robert Galbraith, Colson Whitehead, Clare Mackintosh, Sarah Waters, Celeste Ng, and Margaret Atwood.

What you’ll be doing

You’ll be assisting the Marketing Director  and wider team in the planning and coordination of everything from campaigns to conferences, you will have lots of opportunities to learn from highly experienced colleagues. Your diverse responsibilities will include managing the marketing critical path, assisting with budget management, liaising with design teams, creating reports and providing vital administrative support across the department.

The role is varied and provides good exposure to all elements of the marketing mix from traditional through to digital, from trade to consumer marketing. It will suit an ambitious and enthusiastic individual who is keen to progress their career at a large trade publisher.

Who we’re looking for

We’re looking for a talented and creative individual to join our friendly and award-winning marketing team.

This varied role is an excellent first step into marketing.


  • Manage and maintain agendas, minutes and calendars
  • Setting up and running reader competitions
  • Helping to run company social media channels
  • Manage general calls and mailings
  • Coordinate internal and external meetings 
  • Assist the Marketing Director with day-to-day tasks
  • Assist with the preparation of presentations
  • Maintain highest levels of internal and external confidentiality
  • Manage the day-to-day operations of the marketing team
  • Keeping budget sheets up todate


  • A love of books
  • Excellent skills in MS Office (Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Professional, proactive and organised
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Creative and proactive in seeking information 
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, authors and agents
  • Ability to prioritise and juggle competing demands
  • Strong influencing skills 
  • Ability to work on wide variety of projects with tight deadlines 

Our Commitment

Hachette employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

If you are shortlisted and need us to make any adjustments to help you attend for interview, please let us know.