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PUBLICITY EXECUTIVE (Full time – permanent)

We require a Publicity Executive to help manage all aspects of the publicity process. Reporting to the Sales and Marketing Director, the duties will include working on our list of c.30-40 targeted campaigns for trade books, principally in the fields of history, politics, current affairs, film , TV & visual culture and Middle East studies, with a view to securing print and broadcast coverage to tie in with publication. The Publicity Executive will work closely with our authors and commissioning editors and other Publicists in the department. Applicants should have experience working in non-fiction publishing or bookselling. This is an excellent opportunity to gain a first or next step in your publishing career within the fast - paced environment of a leading independent publisher.

Competitive salary depending on experience.

Written applications only by 4th of August to:

Liz Stuckey
Human Resources Manager
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd - Publishers
6 Salem Road
London
W2 4BU

[email protected]

 

Work Placements

I.B.Tauris operates a work placement scheme for those considering a career in publishing. No previous experience is required but applicants must be currently undertaking a higher education course within the UK for which a work placement forms part of the course. The experience will provide a solid introduction to the publishing industry that should appeal to prospective employers.

Placements typically last for 3–4 weeks (full-time), based in our central London office. During the placement, the successful applicant will be assigned a mentor from one department, but efforts will also be made to provide experience in a variety of projects across a range of other departments, including Editorial, Production, Sales, Marketing and Publicity.

Places on this programme are limited but if you would like to apply, please email a CV and covering letter, stating the dates you would be available, and indicating whether there are any specific areas of the publishing process that are of most interest. Applications should be sent to Liz Stuckey.

 

Freelance Opportunities

Jacket Designers and Project Managers wanted

We are always on the lookout for: versatile freelance jacket and cover designers with a good sense of the serious trade market; project managers to work on manuscripts from delivery to final pdfs; illustrated book designers.

A CV or portfolio as appropriate should be sent to Sophie or Sara.

I.B.Tauris & Co.
6 Salem Road
London
W2 4BU
United Kingdom

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