Job Vacancy: Marketing Executive

Posted on June 01, 2018 by Anthony Cond

About the Job

Widely recognized for its progressive and energetic approach to publishing, Liverpool University Press (LUP) is an award-winning scholarly publisher, producing 100 books every year, 32 academic journals and several digital collections. The Press has grown significantly in recent years and is located in a beautifully refurbished Georgian townhouse on the edge of the University of Liverpool campus. The Press is seeking to appoint a Marketing Executive to work on its books list.


Job Description

The Marketing Executive reports to the Books Marketing Manager and will under her supervision:
  • Prepare and undertake a range of books marketing campaigns.
  • Design marketing literature, such as flyers and advertisements using InDesign.
  • Keep all spreadsheets, marketing materials and plans up to date.
  • Write copy for catalogues, blog posts and other promotional opportunities.
  • Respond swiftly and professionally to the promotional requirements of our partner presses as well as to LUP’s own authors.
  • Co-ordinate the Press’s social media presence.
  • Mail review, author and copyright copies of LUP books.
  • Upload review quotes to appropriate databases.
  • Represent the Press at academic conferences as required.


Essential Requirements

The successful candidate will:
  • Have at least two years’ experience in a marketing or related role in publishing.
  • Possess excellent copywriting and proofreading skills.
  • Demonstrate ability to prioritise tasks and work using own initiative.
  • Show enthusiasm and the confidence to contribute to a lively and ambitious team.


Further details
Benefits include 30 days holiday plus Bank Holidays, excellent pension scheme and great colleagues.

To apply please email a CV to LUP’s Managing Director, Anthony Cond, with a covering letter explaining why you are suitable for the role, and the details of two referees who will only be contacted in the event that you are offered the position.

Closing date: Noon on Friday 15th June
Interview date: Friday 29th June.

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