Thames and Hudson Autumn 2014

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Autumn Catalogue 2014 online

Current Vacancies


Editor

A rare opportunity has arisen for a bright and enthusiastic graduate to join Thames & Hudson’s Editorial department. The successful candidate will have a good degree in a humanities subject (Art History, English, History, Classics or a similar subject, having achieved at least a 2:1), a minimum of two years’ experience of illustrated book publishing, an ability to meet deadlines, an excellent eye for detail, a thorough grasp of English spelling and grammar, and a demonstrable interest in visual culture. You will also be highly organized, methodical and hard working, and have strong computer skills, preferably with a knowledge of Macs and Adobe InDesign.

Application deadline: Monday 3 November 2014

To apply, please write, stating your current salary and enclosing your CV, to:

    Alice Craddock
    HR Department
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London WC1V 7QX
    a.craddock@thameshudson.co.uk



Marketing Executive (maternity cover; 12-month contract)

Job description
This is a fantastic opportunity for a highly motivated and results-focused Marketing Executive with integrated campaign and social media experience to join one of the world’s best-known visual arts publishing houses.

The Marketing Executive, who reports directly to the Head of Marketing & Communications, is responsible for end-to-end marketing activity, specifically:

• Planning, developing and managing the marketing activity for a selection of frontlist titles across social media, display, search and events
• Working closely with the marketing and publicity teams to ensure that allocated titles are effectively promoted to Thames & Hudson’s audience and an extended network of partners that you will help to develop
• Writing dynamic, engaging copy for sales materials and campaigns
• Briefing the in-house designer on print and online design
• Sourcing advertising opportunities and placing adverts in the press and online
• Conducting market research such as reader questionnaires and focus groups
• Evaluating marketing campaigns, reporting marketing ROI and KPIs
• Monitoring competitor activity

Desired skills and experience
The successful candidate will have at least two years’ marketing experience at a similar level and will ideally have worked within a publishing or arts environment. Confidence and excellent verbal communication is essential as is the ability to write well. You will have a full understanding of the marketing mix from campaign planning to implementation and evaluation, as well as experience in working across print and online. Familiarity with InDesign and Photoshop and an understanding of print production are desirable.

In return for your role as a Marketing Executive, you will be rewarded with a competitive salary + benefits and the chance to work for a successful visual arts publisher.

To apply, please write, citing your current salary and enclosing your CV, to:
    Alice Craddock
    HR Department
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London
    WC1V 7QX
    Recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk



Sales Administration and Database Manager

Thames & Hudson is looking for an extremely well-organised and numerate person with a proven eye for detail to be the key point of contact between our Sales and Marketing department, external bibliographic services, and our distributor Littlehampton Book Services (LBS).

You will be responsible for creating and maintaining accurate title records for all T&H and distributed titles, liaising with LBS on bibliographic data and price changes and feeding such information to Nielsen Bookdata/ BDS/ Bowker/ Amazon. Other duties include maintaining the Publication schedule and Seasonal List and coordinating weekly dues releases.

Candidates must display a meticulous and committed approach to the accuracy of data, on-going data management and attention to detail, as well as excellent numerical skills. Strong organisational and communication skills are also essential, together with the ability to manage multiple tasks in a timely manner. This position is unlikely to be suitable for candidates with less than two years relevant publishing or book trade experience.

The successful candidate should also be familiar with the day-to-day operation of information systems, including database and stock management systems, such as Vista, Business Objects and Microsoft Excel.

This position is available as maternity cover and is expected to last for a period of 12 months.

To apply, please write, citing your current salary and enclosing your CV, to:

    Alice Craddock
    HR Department
    Thames & Hudson Ltd
    181A High Holborn
    London
    WC1V 7QX
    Email: recruitment@thameshudson.co.uk