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Publicity and Marketing Executive

If you love books and have innovative ideas on how to market them, then this role provides an excellent development opportunity.

You will work on an exciting range of adult fiction and non-fiction titles as well as on our excellent list of Children’s books.

Responsibilities:

  • You will be tasked with planning and executing campaigns from researching the target media and connecting with influencers to creating any point-of-sale material like posters, bookmarks etc.
  • Other responsibilities will include answering queries from the media, managing authors, online and offline events, coordinating with bookshops over events and publicity material, organising review mailings, helping with database development, necessary supervision for publicity material, and designing catalogues.
  • Handling social media of the company will be a key part of the job – this will include running Google ads, building brand presence and visibility across all the platforms. Technical knowledge and understanding of social media platforms, metrics and tracking will be essential.
  • You will also organise book prize submissions for our titles as well as liaise with literary festivals to ensure that the author management at these events works smoothly.

The role requires creativity, good communication and time management skills. You will enjoy being a key member of the team, building collaborative relationships with authors and editorial colleagues, and having the opportunity to attend events and festivals.

Your functions and work will be in line with the Company’s business plan and growth strategy.

You will report to General Manager-Product & Marketing.

You will be based at Delhi/NCR offices of the company.

Qualifications

It’ll be great if you have at least one year’s experience in PR or marketing and in pitching for media coverage across print, broadcast and online to create arresting and sales-driving launch campaigns.

What we offer

The Group believes that our staff are our greatest asset, and our benefits reflect this. In addition to 21 days annual leave per year + casual/medical leave + bank holidays, flexi-time slots, we have an extensive list of benefits that include: a wide-ranging training library, development programmes across the Group; Private Medical Insurance, great discounts on book purchases, and a variable bonus/incentive programme in additional to remuneration that’s commensurate with experience and track record.

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.

Please note all job applications need to have a full resume/CV and clear application indicating which dept(s) you are applying for, and whether you are looking for employment or freelance opportunities. Please email your CV to jobs@hachetteindia.com indicating job/dept applied for in the subject field.

Hachette India is a trade (general consumer) books publisher with the following departments:

  • Corporate/MD's office
  • Editorial (Adult & Business Books)
  • Editorial (Children's & Reference Books)
  • Sales & Marketing--Product Management
  • Sales & Marketing--Publicity & Promotions
  • Sales & Marketing--Field sales
  • Finance & Operations- Finance & Accounts
  • Finance & Operations- IT & MIS
  • Finance & Operations- Warehousing & Distribution
  • Finance & Operations- Customer Service & order Processing
  • Finance & Operations- HR & Administration

Hachette India is an equal opportunities employer and does not entertain any direct contact for non-professional recommendations. Active vacancies are posted below. You are welcome to apply for possible future openings and all complete applications will be taken on record; and should a suitable opening arise, we will be in touch with you for next steps.

INTERNSHIP

We often have openings for short term internships in editorial, PR, events and marketing, so if you think you'd like a taste of what working in publishing is like, mail jobs@hachetteindia.com with 'Internship' in the subject line indicating your area of interest.

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