About the Job
Founded in 2007, Casemate UK (now part of the Casemate Group with sister company Oxbow Books) has rapidly become a major specialist history publisher and distributor in the UK, providing a range of sales, marketing and distribution services (print and digital) for both our own books and for a growing group of over 50 niche publishers throughout the world. Whilst focusing on the key specialisms of military history; ancient, medieval and modern history; and art, the successful candidate will also work on newly launched imprint Velodrome Publishing offering high quality books on cycling.
A detailed understanding of the books will be crucial as you analyse marketing opportunities with third parties and designate review destinations. You will be required to develop a keen understanding of our customers and niche areas of reader interest, supporting the group marketing manager to work on a wide range of marketing campaigns, both online (including social media) and offline, as well as creating catalogues, advertising and sales materials, attending conferences and working in partnership with our distribution clients to promote their key publications. You will work closely with the UK sales team and US sales and marketing departments to deliver campaigns that promote the company’s brand and grow its revenue most effectively, worldwide.
This role is ideal for a talented Marketing Assistant looking to progress to the next level in their career. Candidates with an interest in history, cycling and/or art and a publishing background will be at an advantage. Photoshop, InDesign and email software skills desirable.
The ideal candidate will:
•Have exceptional project management, organisation and prioritising skills
•Have an eye for detail and accuracy
•Be capable of working with a variety of internal and external colleagues and several projects at once
•Have enthusiasm for history and a strong desire for a career in publishing
•Have excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills
•Be a creative thinker
•Have a flexible, responsible and professional approach