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Marketing & publicity intern, children's

Marketing & publicity intern, children's

locationLondon, UK
ExpiresExpires: 08/08/2022
Comms / Marketing / PR
Application RestrictionsBlack, Asian and Ethnically Diverse | Disabled | Lower Socio-Economic Status

Salary: £21,158 per annum

Contract duration: six-months with a possibility to extend to twelve months

Deadline: 7th August 2022 at 23:59

Reports to: Publicity manager, children’s

Location: Victoria House, Bloomsbury Square, London (flexible remote working up to three days per week)

Start date: end of August onwards


Are you curious about book publishing and have a passion for stories and storytelling? Interested in getting hands-on experience in publicity and marketing?  

This is a great opportunity to join Bonnier Books and work closely with their children’s marketing and publicity team, across an exciting range of books, both fiction and non-fiction over a six-month internship.  


About Bonnier Books UK

At Bonnier Books UK, they believe that every book matters. They love to publish stories and content that open our eyes to new perspectives and bring us closer together. They offer a nurturing home for their authors, illustrators and brand partners, publishing bestselling books for readers and listeners everywhere. They know that fantastic stories can come from anywhere and their purpose is to bring them to as wide an audience as possible, a simple ethos that has led to them becoming one of the country’s leading publishers. 

The offspring of Bonnier Books, a family-owned top-15 world publisher headquartered in Sweden, they are inspired by a rich literary heritage but not bound by convention. They think in generations rather than quarters, and strive always to operate in an open, curious way that contributes to the future of the planet and its people. As a climate-neutral publisher they are an active participant in the Science Based Target initiative, committed to a strategy to limit global warming to 1.5 °C.


What you will learn

  • Essential team admin such as monitoring a press inbox, organising mailings, processing invoices, and updating databases  
  • Collating weekly PR updates, ordering books and working with the sales team to keep stock levels replenished  
  • Helping with events, launches and readings, including booking travel for authors and team 
  • Collating, logging and sending Bookseller round ups and award submissions  
  • Logging and circulating press coverage 
  • Social media scheduling and content creation 
  • Supporting with the creation of retail marketing material and managing the flow of information and material delivery to select retailers 
  • Taking care of mailings as and when applicable 


Knowledge, skills, experience

  • Great organisational and time-management skills 
  • Self-starter, you can take initiative and spot opportunities  
  • A good communicator and team player with excellent communication skills 
  • Great attention to detail 
  • Proactive and eager to learn
  • Someone who can take ownership of tasks and show initiative in a fast-paced, fun, creative environment


To apply

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This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, disabled people, and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

The successful candidate for this opportunity will also participate in a Creative Access support programme that sits alongside workplace training. This includes a programme of induction training, monthly masterclasses, wellbeing support, buddying / mentoring and more.

Years of experience

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