Vacancy Alert: Publishing Liaison Executive

Posted on May 24, 2018 by alice. More news

Here at Agile Ideas, we are looking for a Graduate to start as a ‘Publishing Liaison Executive’ on the 31st July. The deadline for applying is the 11th June. We will be conducting interviews on the 27th and 28th June.

The role is based just outside of Bradford Upon Avon, in the Glove Factory Studios. We are looking for an adaptable, enthusiastic and organised individual.

Please read the full job description below, and if you would like to apply or ask any questions, do not hesitate to get in touch with

Overview of the role:

The role is varied and exciting, and would appeal massively to anyone who has an interest in books and the world of publishing. The job involves:

-Assisting in the organisation of book prizes (contacting judges, ensuring shortlists are announced, etc.)

-Attending events and helping to ensure they run smoothly (preparing guest lists, greeting guests, creating call sheets, working with photographers and film crew)

-Contacting publishers, retailers and libraries in a polite and professional manner with regards to the book prize promotions

-Co-edit and collate content for NB books magazine

-Help to update and maintain company & awards websites

-Maintaining the social media channels for our book prizes, and for

-Managing the subscriber databases for customers, libraries and bookshops

-Selecting books of the month, setting up competitions, and ensuring publishers send their latest books for review for our sister company, AMS Digital Publishing/

– Promoting the magazine of our sister company (AMS Digital Publishing, NB Magazine)

Key Skills:

-Adaptability- this role involves working on multiple projects at any one point
-organisation- the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines
-Communication- liaising with publishers, booksellers and authors in a polite and professional manner
-Time management- keeping track of upcoming events and deadlines
-A passion for books!

Important information:

-Start date 30th July
-Driver’s license not essential but ideal, due to the company’s location at Glove Factory Studios in Holt

Salary: £16,750   |     Full time, Permanent

Please email with a CV, and cover letter. If you have an online portfolio, please do send us this too!

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