Thames & Hudson Spring 2014
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Current Vacancies


Marketing and Communications Director

An exciting high-profile role has arisen for an exceptional Marketing and Communications Director to join Thames & Hudson, the internationally acclaimed illustrated book publisher.

This new Board appointment, reporting directly to the CEO, offers a unique opportunity to become part of a progressive business that is embarking upon a period of important change. Working closely with the Group Sales Director and the Publishing Director, the Marketing and Communications Director will be responsible for the planning, development and implementation of Thames & Hudson’s global marketing and communications strategy. The Heads of the Marketing and Press departments will report to the Marketing and Communications Director.

Day-to-day emphasis will be focused on driving customer engagement and loyalty, leading new marketing initiatives (including web-based activity), the development and launching of a revamped Thames & Hudson website, the use of social and digital media and direct marketing, as well as forming strategic marketing partnerships and overseeing publicity activities.

As the voice of the consumer in the company and skilled at interpreting data and customer insights, the Marketing and Communications Director will champion and develop T&H’s successful illustrated book programme while being at the forefront of new initiatives in eCommerce, book-related and non-book- related products.

Key skills and experience:
• Minimum of 10 years’ experience in marketing, communications and public relations with demonstrable and quantifiable success, including revenue generation. Previous experience in book publishing would be an advantage.
• Passion and enthusiasm for all aspects of visual culture and for all the subject areas T&H publishes.
• Innovative, with a strong creative flair, backed up by solid strategic and analytical skills.
• A graduate degree in a related field.
• Expert experience of B2C and B2B marketing, web-based initiatives, social- and digital-media savvy.
• Proven experience with the UK media.
• An understanding of the international media world and sensitivity to local markets and behaviours.

To apply (in complete confidence), please send your CV and a covering letter, stating your current salary, to
    Amy Carsen
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
E: a.carsen@thameshudson.co.uk



Commissioning Editor: Art

During the last 65 years Thames & Hudson has established itself as one of the world's leading independent publishers of books on all aspects of visual culture and human civilization. Our list of titles on art and its history has long been central to our publishing programme and international reputation.
We are seeking an exceptional individual to take responsibility for the strategic development and commissioning of our art list. The successful candidate will have the vision and ambition to develop a high-quality commercial programme and the contacts and abilities to bring it to fruition. Regardless of your current role – in publishing, teaching or the art world – you will have demonstrable experience of communicating an understanding and appreciation of art to a broad audience.

To apply (in complete confidence), please send your CV and a covering letter, stating your current salary, to
    Amy Carsen
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
E: a.carsen@thameshudson.co.uk



Temporary part-time paid internship (Architecture and Design)

A rare opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic graduate to join Thames & Hudson to work with the commissioning editor at Thames & Hudson who is responsible for our prestigious Architecture and Design list (including titles on fashion). The successful candidate will have a good Humanities degree (2:1 or above), an excellent eye for detail and a thorough grasp of English spelling and grammar. You will also be highly organized, methodical and hard-working, and have strong computer skills, with a good working knowledge of Macs and preferably of Adobe InDesign.
    No previous experience of illustrated book publishing is required, but you must be able to work accurately under pressure, and to show initiative across a broad range of tasks. A demonstrable interest in architecture and/or design and a keen interest in developing a career in publishing would be advantageous.

The appointment is initially for a period of 15 weeks (ideally starting in early May), working for 2 days per week.

To apply, please send your CV and a brief covering letter to:
    Alice Craddock
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
E: recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk

Deadline for applications: Monday 28 April 2014