Publicity Manager for Fiction (literary)

Publicity Manager, Fiction (Literary)


Digital and Communications


Pan Macmillan UK is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, with imprints including Macmillan, Mantle, Pan, Picador, Bluebird, Bello, Macmillan Children's Books and Macmillan Digital Audio. Pan Macmillan is part of the worldwide Macmillan Publishing Group. We have recently been awarded Publisher of the Year for the second time in three years.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced and pro-active publicist to join Pan Macmillan's Fiction Communications team.

Pan Macmillan is one of the largest general book publishers in the UK, home to a range of novelists as diverse as Emma Donoghue, Jessie Burton, Kate Morton and Alan Hollinghurst. As Publicity Manager you will be planning and delivering creative, effective campaigns to raise the profile and drive the sales of a varied selection of authors across the Picador, Mantle, Macmillan and Pan lists. You will contribute to the development of the trade and consumer profile of the Picador imprint, working closely with the Communications Director (Fiction, Literature and Partnerships). You will have a good track record of organising sales-driving and profile-raising events across retailers, festivals and other partners within budget. You will have broad reading tastes, a wide knowledge of literary fiction and a clear sense of the current marketplace. You will have a wide range of contacts and relationships across the book world, including journalists, bloggers and retailers.

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

To apply, please send your named CV and cover letter confirming your current salary and notice period, quoting reference PAN/027/17 via email to: [email protected]

The deadline for applications is 8th October 2017

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.