Marketing Executive

We are seeking a hardworking and enthusiastic Marketing Executive to join our busy Sales and Marketing department. This role will involve working across both our trade and academic lists. Candidates should have relevant experience within the publishing or bookselling industries and a demonstrable interest in non-fiction publishing.

I.B.Tauris is an established independent publisher, renowned for its distinctive approach to trade and academic publishing in the areas of current affairs, history, politics, visual culture, religion and Middle East studies. We aim to engage a discerning trade audience with our general interest books, whilst maintaining a reputation for cutting edge academic publishing.

This is a fantastic opportunity to take a first or next step in your publishing career within the fast-paced environment of a leading independent publisher.

Responsibilities will include:
• Working collaboratively to develop marketing campaigns
• Helping draft and edit marketing copy
• Monitoring and updating the I.B.Tauris website
• Assisting in the production of bi-annual trade and annual subject area catalogues
• Preparing catalogue marketing mailouts
• Maintaining customer database and mailing lists
• Coordinating email marketing campaigns and subscriber lists
• Assisting on blog and social media channels (Wordpress, Twitter, Instagram)
• Handling inspection copy requests and academic marketing outreach
• Coordinating attendance at UK and European conferences
• Producing trade point-of-sale materials
• Supplying publication data to our US distributor

Key requirements:
• A good degree in a humanities or social sciences discipline
• Excellent organisational and administrative skills
• Proven literacy skills, with an aptitude for writing and editing copy
• Social media marketing skills used within a business context
• Experiencing in planning and executing marketing campaigns
• Experience of sourcing, creating, editing and publishing online content
• An eye for design and meticulous attention to detail
• A good understanding of the publishing process
• A sound knowledge of current affairs and the ability to identify marketing opportunities arising from news events
• IT skills: knowledge of Microsoft Office programs is essential; familiarity with Indesign, Photoshop, Wordpress, email services and CMS systems
• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Understanding of ONIX and data management systems
• Basic design portfolio


Competitive salary depending on experience.

Start date 14th May 2018

Please email your CV and a covering letter to:

Liz Stuckey
Human Resources Manager
I.B.Tauris & Co Ltd - Publishers
6 Salem Road
W2 4BU

Freelance Opportunities

Jacket Designers and Project Managers wanted

We are always on the lookout for: versatile freelance jacket and cover designers with a good sense of the serious trade market; project managers to work on manuscripts from delivery to final pdfs; illustrated book designers.

A CV or portfolio as appropriate should be sent to Sophie or Sara.

I.B.Tauris & Co.
6 Salem Road
W2 4BU
United Kingdom

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