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Sales & Marketing Assistant

We are seeking a Sales and Marketing Assistant to work in our busy Sales and Marketing team for Black Dog Publishing and its partner company Artifice books on architecture. Both publishing houses specialise in highly illustrated books on art, design and architecture that produce a fresh, eclectic take on contemporary culture.




The Sales and Marketing Assistant will provide general administrational support to the team, ensuring schedules are met and high quality standards are maintained on a wide range of responsibilities.

Key responsibilities of the role include:

·      Management of title data on a diverse range of systems (Nielsen, Amazon, Helix etc.)

·      Developing sales material

·      Supporting the team in all aspects of title development

·      Producing and analysing sales reports

·      Updating social media and online presence

 ·      Neat and accurate record keeping and online filing

·      The successful applicant will also be required to report on their duties to the Director on a regular basis, and undertake other tasks as required to fulfill the needs of Black Dog Publishing and Artifice books on architecture




The ideal candidate will demonstrate the following qualities and capabilities:

·      Some experience in publishing and with publishing database systems

·      A keen eye for detail and the ability to multi task

·      Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills

·      An ability to prioritise multiple responsibilities and organise workflow

·      A strong interest in and knowledge of art, architecture and/or design

·      Proven ability to work both independently and as part of a team

·      Proficiency in MS Office Suite and Mac systems


The starting salary for the role is £16,000 per annum, raising to £18,000 after a three month probation period. The hours of work are 9.30 am to 5.30 pm, Monday to Friday at our office in King’s Cross, London.



Please send your CV and a covering letter that clearly states how your experience and skills meet the Person Specification to Thogdin Ripley at thogdin@blackdogonline.com, with Application – Sales & Marketing Assistant clearly stated in the subject header.

Closing date: 2 May 2016

Due to the high number of applicants, if you do not hear back after two weeks from the closing date, please consider your application unsuccessful.