Job title: Marketing Assistant (office based)
Company: Sweet Cherry Publishing
Location: Leicester, LE5 3EF
Is the role full time? Yes
Is the role permanent? Yes
Salary: Depending on experience
Contact: [email protected]
Closing date: end of May

Job description

The Role

Are you passionate about books? Could you help bring children’s brands to life through literature? If so, we want to hear from you!

Sweet Cherry Publishing is an independent children’s publisher based in Leicester. We are now looking for an office-based Marketing Assistant to join our sales team. Our ideal candidate will be creative, detail-orientated and highly organised. They will have impeccable written skills, an awareness of current trends in the children’s market and be an excellent communicator.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Support the planning and implementation of marketing and publicity campaigns
  • Scheduling a calendar of social media and blog posts and engaging on social media platforms
  • Bringing new ideas to the team for B2B and B2C marketing
  • Assisting with WordPress website management
  • Assisting with marketing and publicity mailings
  • Researching new marketing leads and nurturing existing relationships
  • Provide general administrative support to the department

Knowledge, Skills and Experience:

  • Ability to prioritise and manage a varied workload
  • Willingness to work as part of a team
  • Passionate about the book/publishing industry
  • Knowledge of the different sectors of the children’s book market
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to proofread and pay attention to detail

About Us:

Sweet Cherry Publishing is an independent children’s book publisher based in Leicester. We are a small team with a big mission! We believe that all children should have access to great stories and endeavour to break down the barriers which often get in the way of reading. We are a positive and fun team with kindness, success and collaboration at the core of our values. We are proud to represent our authors and licenses, and are passionate about sharing engaging stories with children of all abilities and backgrounds.

Company Mission Statement: Bringing great stories within everyone’s reach.

Company Values: Kindness, fun, positivity, collaboration, helping society

What we offer:

  • Training and development
  • Free onsite parking
  • Workplace pension

Working Hours: 40 hours per week, Monday to Friday

Core office hours: 9am - 5pm

Location: Sweet Cherry Publishing, Units 1-4, Tolwell Road, Leicester, LE4 1BR

Term: Permanent, subject to a 6-month probationary period

Holiday: 20 days plus bank holidays

Starting salary: Depending on experience

To apply: Please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Department: Sales Team

Reports to: Head of Sales and Marketing

Based: Head Office, Unit 4U18, The Book Brothers Business Park, Tolwell Road, Leicester, LE4 1BR