Children's Publicity Assistant

Children's Publicity Assistant


Macmillan Children's Books


Macmillan Children’s Books is a division of Pan Macmillan and is one of the UK’s leading children’s publishers, creating great stories for all ages for over 150 years.


Macmillan Children’s Books is looking to recruit a Publicity Assistant to join our dynamic and successful Communications team. Reporting to the Communications Director, the Assistant will provide support in a wide variety of areas for our busy children’s communications team, as well owning their own projects. This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic and efficient individual looking to start a career in children’s publishing.  


The successful candidate will have the amazing opportunity of working with some of today’s bestselling and award-winning authors and illustrators, including: Julia Donaldson and Axel Scheffler, Rod Campbell, Emily Gravett, Lydia Monks, Chris Riddell and Frank Cottrell-Boyce. Known for our quality of content, illustration and design, Macmillan Children’s Books is an energetic and dynamic team publishing the best children’s books for the international marketplace. The role offers a brilliant foundation for learning about all aspects of the publishing process.


You will have excellent organisational and inter-personal skills, be able to use your initiative and be able to juggle and prioritise a lot of tasks at one time. This role is an integral part of the team and a keen desire to deliver what is needed in good time and with accuracy is essential. You will be calm, approachable and able to work efficiently under pressure. A passion for publishing is essential.


The position is based at our offices in King’s Cross, London.

To apply, please submit your named CV and named covering letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/052/18 via email to [email protected]


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Closing date: 30th August 2018


All applicants must be able to demonstrate the right to live and work in the UK in order to be considered for the vacancy.

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position.