Thames & Hudson Autumn 2015

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Autumn Catalogue 2015 online

Current Vacancies

Marketing Designer
A rare opportunity for a gifted designer to join one of the world’s leading publishers of illustrated books

We are looking for a highly creative, confident and organized Marketing Designer with at least two years' experience, ideally in a sales/marketing environment or fields related to Thames & Hudson's publishing programme. This is a key role, producing both print and digital sales and marketing materials which effectively communicate and promote the Thames & Hudson brand, series and individual titles to a range of important audiences.

Reporting to the Marketing and Communications Director, the ideal candidate will be a great communicator and have the ability to liaise effectively with the Sales, Design, Picture Research, Production and Editorial Departments. He or she will combine a strong creative flair with the ability to multi-task and an eye for detail. The work includes designing trade and national press advertising, catalogues, micro-sites, innovative point-of-sale pieces, sales blads and html email messages.

Proficiency in InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, Adobe Acrobat Professional, Dreamweaver and Distiller CS are essential, as well as a working knowledge of MS Office. A good understanding of print and colour reproduction issues is also desirable, as is some video-editing experience.

Candidates should send a CV and covering letter, stating their current salary to:
    Alice Craddock
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London, WC1V 7QX

Contracts Assistant
Thames & Hudson is looking to recruit a self-motivated, hard-working and conscientious Contracts Assistant to join its Legal & Business Affairs department.

Reporting to our Contracts & Business Affairs Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day management of the digital contracts archive serving every department of the company, drafting simple contracts, responding to reports of copyright infringement, researching and responding to requests for information and providing administrative support to our Legal & Business Affairs Department. Essential attributes include:

• Some publishing experience and a general knowledge of contracts and copyright
• Energy, enthusiasm and attention to detail
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• An interest in Thames & Hudson’s wide-ranging list

Previous experience in the Legal, Contracts or Rights department of a publishing house and working with databases and Excel would be a distinct advantage.

This position offers a varied and in-depth experience of international publishing within a small but friendly department at one of the world’s foremost illustrated book publishers.
Application deadline: Monday 13 July 2015

Candidates should send a CV and covering letter to:
Alice Craddock
Thames & Hudson Ltd
181A High Holborn
London WC1V 7QX

HR and Payroll Officer Maternity cover: 12 months contract

Job description
This is a fantastic opportunity for a self-motivated and competent HR Officer with solid payroll experience to join one of the world’s best known visual arts publishing houses.
    The HR Officer, who reports directly into the Head of HR will be responsible for all HR administration, specifically:

• Manage the payroll for circa 140 employees
• Maintain HR database: input new starter details, absence records, update employee information ensuring relevant changes are provided to payroll
• Recruitment of internal vacancies, providing assistance to the Heads of Department
• Prepare offer letters, contracts, starter packs and process reference requests
• Carry out employee inductions
• Administer the Company pension scheme
• Monitor probation periods and reports produced by Heads of Department
• Administer the holiday booking process
• Assist with employee appraisals
• Assist with any employee relations issues, attend grievance and disciplinary meetings as needed and take notes.

Desired skills & experience
The successful candidate will have at least three years’ HR experience at a similar level and will ideally have worked within a publishing or arts environment. You will have a full understanding of the payroll process, and familiarity with Trace payroll system is desirable.

Please send your application to:
Amy Carsen, Head of HR

Editorial Internship, College Publishing

Thames & Hudson's College Publishing division in London is seeking to appoint an intern to work on its illustrated humanities textbook titles. Candidates should be graduates with a good degree in art history, a keen eye for detail, a sound command of the English language (familiarity with American English would be an advantage), and a genuine interest in picture research, as well as being capable of carrying out research on the Internet.

If you can demonstrate the above skills and would like to be considered for this internship, please send your CV and a brief e-mail to:
    Lucy Smith, Managing Editor, College Publishing:

Please note that internships (which typically last for two months) are unpaid, although travel expenses within London are reimbursed.