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March 2017: Jobs & Opportunities Round-up

Our monthly round-up of opportunities combining books and technology. If you have any opportunities you would like to submit, please get in touch.


Digital Publisher – Bloomsbury Publishing

Deadline: Thursday 2 March, 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing is looking for a Digital Publisher to take responsibility for product creation, content acquisition and development for new digital products in our new Digital Resources Division, slated for rapid expansion. Working closely with in-house and especially external content providers on licensing and digitization projects, this role will deliver product to targets to achieve our ambitious goals.

As the new division scales, the Digital Publisher will build a list of digital products for the library market and, working closely with the Digital Product and Project Management teams to ensure they address end user and market needs before launch. This is a new role reporting to the Academic Publishing Director, Digital Resources.

More info…


Digital Producer – Imperial War Museums

Deadline: 9am on Friday 3 March, 2017

As Digital Producer, you will work closely with the Digital Content teams across IWM leading the creation, management, commissioning and delivery of content on IWM websites and social media channels.

You will focus on the production of original content that furthers the reach and engagement of IWM’s digital voice, creating a wide ranging suite of content which enhances our public programme and otherwise supports the work of other teams within IWM, while building a distinct digital product.

You will input into digital strategy and help to maintain, manage and deliver an editorial programme based on long-term plans and goals.

More info…


Marketing Manager, Digital Resources – Bloomsbury Publishing

Deadline: Sunday 5 March, 2017

Bloomsbury Publishing has an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Manager to work within Bloomsbury Digital Resources, a newly launched division that includes the award-winning Bloomsbury Fashion Central and Drama Online, as well as a wide range of new product launches planned for the next several years. This role reports to the Associate Marketing Director and will be ideal for a creative self-starter with experience of marketing in academic publishing, particularly online product marketing.

The role

– Responsible for strategy, marketing plans, spend and budget for a wide range of online products

– Implement all aspects of marketing plans, including: direct mail; email marketing; web marketing; social media; publicity; institutional conferences; print and online advertising; sales materials

– Input into departmental strategy and processes

– Potential line management of one report (dependent on experience)

More info…


Digital Assistant, Classic Pop and Long Live Vinyl – Anthem Publishing

Deadline: Monday 6 March, 2017

An ideal first job for someone looking to break into publishing, whether that’s print, digital or combined. You’ll be the daily interface between our brands and the public and will help to build audience numbers and interaction. A knowledge of rock, pop and other musical genres would be a distinct advantage.

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Data and Digital Marketing Assistant – Hodder Education

Deadline: Friday 10 March, 2017

We’re looking for an enthusiastic and efficient self-starter, keen to find out more about the data and digital marketing processes that underpin a successful marketing team. You’ll make sure that the marketing team are able to plan and execute their marketing campaigns effectively through:

-Data mining: supporting the marketing team by providing segmented customer data for on and offline campaigns.

-Reporting: providing top level reports on digital marketing activity and digital product sales.

-Digital Communications:  ensuring the business uses email and social media channels effectively.

-Website content: creating and updating content on the Hodder Education website, ensuring it’s up-to-date, accurate and search engine friendly.

-Digital product support: setting up digital products to ensure they can be sold and marketed effectively.

More info…


Marketing Executive – Michael Joseph

Deadline: Sunday 12 March, 2017

Are you a creative marketer with a sense of adventure? Can you create innovative campaigns for some of the world’s best authors and brands?

We have an exciting opportunity for a Marketing Executive to create audience-driven campaigns for our Michael Joseph imprint. Please note this is a 12 months FTC.

Michael Joseph publish a diverse range of commercial books and authors – including, Marian Keyes, Liane Moriarty, M.J.Alridge, Jamie Oliver, JoJo Moyes and Dawn French – so you might be working on a celebrity memoir one day, and gripping crime read the next.

From day to day, you’ll be chatting with editors, authors, and agents – getting to know their stories better than anyone. You’ll then plan how best to launch their books into the bestseller lists, by producing eye-catching and promotional activity that intrigues and interests people.

Combining your creativity with digital skills, you’ll manage digital campaigns across all social media, writing and delivering content plans as well as interpreting the data behind campaigns.

More info…


Digital Producer – Royal Museums Greenwich

Deadline: Wednesday 15 March, 2017

With sound experience of digital content production, you’ve a strong track record of creating and commissioning rich media across a variety of formats. What’s more, you’re proved that you can write compelling copy that inspires a range of audiences.

So bring your talents to this brand new role with Royal Museums Greenwich. It’s your chance to shape world-class editorial and marketing content across our websites and other channels. In doing so, you’ll be key to the digital transformation of one of the UK’s top ten leading visitor attractions.

More info…


Senior Programme Manager (Writing & Awards) – New Writing North

Deadline: Thursday 16 March, 2017

New Writing North is the literature development agency for the North of England, and an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation. We work in partnership with regional and national partners to produce a range of literary and performance activities including flagship projects such as the Northern Writers’ Awards, Cuckoo Young Writers, the Gordon Burn Prize and Durham Book Festival.

This newly created post brings together our prizes and awards schemes with writer development and promotional activities. For this unique post we’re looking for someone with experience of designing and managing professional development for writers along with an understanding of the publishing industry that will support our awards and prizes.

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Executive Director (Business & Operations) – New Writing North

Deadline: Thursday 16 March, 2017

We’re looking for a business minded professional with the relevant knowledge and experience to help lead the operations of the organisation and to develop our people and our business. This new post completes the newly established Executive Team of New Writing North. We’re a unique organisation in many ways so are really open as to what past experience and transferable skills candidates might bring to this role.

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Research Fellow in Digital Publishing and Data Visualization – University of Sussex

Deadline: Monday 27 March, 2017

Sussex Humanities Lab (SHL) in collaboration with the Schools of History, Art History and Philosophy (HAHP) and Engineering and Informatics (E&I) wish to appoint to a 30 month, fixed term, non-renewable, fellowship in Digital Publishing and Data Visualization. Intended to support the development of research projects at the boundaries between the Humanities (broadly conceived) and other disciplines, the fellowship combines direct development of public facing web resources (including the preparation of data for visualization) and academic research and publication in the area of digital publishing.

The fellow is expected to have direct experience in data visualization and a commitment to critical engagement with the rapidly evolving character of publishing online. They will work with developers and researchers from the Humanities and Informatics, to both implement ongoing projects, and to develop a recognisable web style and format, to be shared across the Lab’s projects. Additionally, the successful candidate will work with Lab members, individually and with colleagues to develop a portfolio of digital projects. The fellow will be mentored by a member of SHL. The post will be physically based in the schools of History, Art History and Philosophy, and Engineering and Informatics, with access to the facilities and expertise available in SHL.

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Professor in Digital Humanities – King’s College London

Deadline: Wednesday 29 March, 2017

King’s College London is making a significant investment in the Department of Digital Humanities as part of an ambitious programme of growth and expansion in existing and emergent research areas and student numbers across its five MA programmes and the BA Digital Culture.  We are seeking to recruit exceptional candidates to join the Department no later than 1st September, who can enthuse and inspire our students, conduct world-leading research, and contribute to the life and reputation of the Department through academic leadership and public engagement.

The appointment(s) could be made at any of the following levels:

Professor – Candidates will be scholars of international standing with an outstanding research profile and publications record, including experience of successful grant capture from high-quality funders, and be able to provide inspiring and innovative teaching and supervision for students. The successful applicant will provide leadership across the full range of the Department’s activities, and be able to mentor and motivate staff at all levels.  With a track record of successful partnerships, collaborations, and external networks, the post-holder will play a leading role in the strategic development and profile of the digital humanities at King’s and internationally.

More info…

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