Marketing Executive – History Publisher, Central Oxford
Founded in 2007, Casemate UK (now part of the Casemate Oxbow Group with sister company Oxbow Books) has rapidly become a major specialist history publisher and distributor in the UK, providing a range of sales, marketing and distribution services, print and digital, for both our own books and for a growing group of over 50 niche publishers throughout the world, focusing on the key specialisms of military history; ancient, medieval and modern history; art history; politics and defence studies.
In this varied role you will assist the group marketing manager by maintaining our core book title database, contacting our distribution publisher clients to acquire all new title information and managing its transference to the wider book world (Nielsen, Amazon, company website and warehouse etc.). A detailed understanding of the books will be crucial as you analyse marketing opportunities with third parties and designate review destinations.
You will be required to develop a keen understanding of our customers and niche areas of reader interest, supporting the group marketing manager to work on a wide range of marketing campaigns, both online (including social media) and offline, as well as creating catalogues, advertising and sales materials, attending conferences and working in partnership with our distribution clients to promote their key publications.
You will work closely with the UK sales team and US sales and marketing departments to deliver campaigns that promote the company’s brand and grow its revenue most effectively, worldwide.
The role is ideal for graduates with a history or publishing background looking to forge a long career in the publishing industry.
The ideal candidate will have:
• Enthusiasm for history and a strong desire for a career in publishing
• Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
• Creative thinking
• Eye for detail and accuracy
• Exceptional project management, organisation and prioritising skills, capable of working with a variety of internal and external colleagues and several projects at once
• Flexible, responsible and professional approach
• Photoshop, InDesign and email software skills desirable
Training will be provided and applicants must have an existing right to live and work in the UK. The position is office-based and full-time (35 hours per week, Mon-Fri).
To apply, please contact Patrick Harris (firstname.lastname@example.org) with your covering letter and CV. The closing date for this role is 18 October 2013.