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Publicity Manager / Senior Publicity Manager (Maternity cover)
Fixed term maternity cover contract from 3rd January for up to 12 months.
Granta is one of the leading independent publishers in Britain, publishing award-winning fiction, non-fiction, poetry and an acclaimed quarterly literary magazine. We are home to authors such as Eleanor Catton, Ben Lerner, Barbara Demick, AM Homes, Suyaka Murata, Mariana Enriquez, and many others. Granta magazine’s famous Best of Young British Novelists list will be announced in Spring 2023.
We are looking for an experienced, organised, impactful and enthusiastic publicist to join our books campaigns team. This is a fixed term parental cover contract from 3rd January for between ten and twelve months. Applications from senior publicists and freelancers are welcome. Experience of working on publicity campaigns in publishing is essential.
Reporting to the Publicity Director, the candidate will have a leading role in the planning and delivery of publicity campaigns for a diverse range of titles, both fiction and non-fiction, from debut authors to established names, and translated fiction to biography and memoir. They will work alongside colleagues in marketing, sales and editorial to ensure Granta’s titles are unmissable on publication, and be comfortable pitching for a wide range of opportunities across traditional and new media, events and partnerships, with a bulging book of contacts. A central voice in several key meetings, internally and with external stakeholders, they will also display excellent author care and be adept at communicating with a wide range of authors, agents, journalists and colleagues.
We offer 25 days leave each year in addition to the bank holidays and access to our pension contributions. The contracted working hours are 9.30 to 5.30pm and we offer a hybrid working arrangement between office and home.
The salary will reflect experience.
Granta is committed to employing a diverse workforce, and we welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and with all different kinds of life experiences. We encourage those who are underrepresented within the industry to consider applying for a role at our company. Please let us know of any reasonable adjustments you may require when attending an interview.
Closing Date: 21st October 2022
Please email your CV and a covering letter to pru AT granta DOT com