18 days ago
  • Level Senior
  • Professions Marketing Director
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

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Penguin Press has an exciting vacancy for an experienced marketer to join their award-winning team as Marketing Director on a 9 month fixed term basis to cover a period of maternity leave. They are home to Allen Lane, Particular Books, Pelican, Penguin Poetry and Penguin
In your role as Marketing Director, you will head up the marketing strategy across the Penguin Press list, helping to develop a range of high-profile brands, authors and talent. Working alongside the Publicity Director and reporting to the Managing Director, you will have strategic input into acquisitions and new business, creative and group projects, in addition to contributing to our ongoing success by implementing innovative and highly effective campaigns.
Your leadership of the marketing team will involve overseeing all campaigns to ensure they are targeted, high quality and within budget, and will be highly analytical to ensure each campaign is measured in its effectiveness.
You will play an important role, both internally and externally, as an ambassador for the marketing department. You will form key relationships with other departments such as Sales and Editorial, and galvanise colleagues in other areas to help bring your team’s campaigns to success.
A strong and inspirational manager, you will be able to lead a team with sensitivity and conviction, whilst having demonstrable leadership and decision-making skills. You will be an exceptional communicator. Outstanding project management skills are also essential, with a good head for finance and analytics.
This is a great role for someone with proven experience of team management, running high-profile marketing campaigns for books, or publishing at a senior level.
If this sounds like your next opportunity, please apply with a CV and Cover Letter by midnight on Friday 5th June.What you can expect from us:
Our employees are the heart of our business. We have a range of benefits to reflect our commitment to our employees, some of which are:
  • 25 days paid holiday entitlement in year one, plus bank holidays
  • Medical cover
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to Work scheme
  • Discounted gym membership
  • Personal Learning Allowance
  • Generous pension scheme
  • Summer working hours (role dependent) 
  • Volunteering policy and charity matching
  • Employee Assistance programme
  • Mentoring programme
  • Extended Parental Leave policy 
  • 60% Discount on Company books
  • Each site has trained mental health first aiders 
  • We plant a tree for every new employee to our business
Our creativity is inspired by different perspectives, so we want our culture to be one of belonging, where everyone feels welcome and where differences are celebrated. Please note, we are not able to accept agency CVs for this role. Any CVs sent speculatively will not be eligible for a fee.

Skills Required

  • Marketing
  • Direction

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