- Full Time
Company: Simon & Schuster India
Location: India (Delhi / Noida)
Type: Marketing and Publicity
Status: Permanent, Full time
Salary Description: Competitive & Benefits
Reference: S&S MARKETING DESIGNER22
Simon & Schuster is one of the most successful global publishers in the world with a strong presence in India. Our fiction list in India includes bestselling authors such as Coleen Hoover, Adam Silvera, Kevin Missal and more. Our non-fiction list ranges from number one bestsellers Rhonda Byrne's The Secret and Rupi Kaur's Home Body plus Stephen Covey, Boria Mazumdar, Kaushik Basu, Ray Dalio and Walter Isaacson.
Our children's list is one of the fastest growing children's lists, with bestselling brand authors Cassandra Clare, Rachel Renee Russell, Franklin Dixon and Carolyn Keene. Stars on the picture book list include the Karen Katz, Sandra Boynton, award-winner Benji Davies and bestselling picture books by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet.
Simon & Schuster India also represents a number of well-respected, eclectic and successful publishers, which include Andrews McMeel, Viz Media, Kaplan, Barrons, Inner Traditions, Elliot & Thompson and Insight editions.
We have an exciting vacancy for a marketing professional to join our creative and dynamic team. Reporting to the Junior Marketing Manager, you will work across all areas of the Simon & Schuster adult publishing list. You will have responsibility for developing, creating and designing the highest quality design work within agreed briefs, budgets and schedules, taking ownership of the design process from start to finish.
The Marketing Designer will provide an in-house design resource to respond to the increasing demands of the Marketing & Publicity department. To work across the complete spectrum of the Indian titles, group & client publishers print and digital, and take ownership of each project from start to finish. This role will also be responsible for producing design specifications to meet the brief, policy guidelines and budget. This may include promotional material, cover designs, typesetting and illustrations. There will also be responsibility for organising and processing allocated design projects. This would include seeking approval at agreed stages with relevant internal customers, checking proofs, managing costs, maintaining design and production schedules.
The Candidate Profile:
We are looking for a talented individual with strong marketing, digital and design skills plus an imaginative approach and a demonstrable understanding of book publishing. You will have a flair for writing great copy, a keen eye for design with the ability to deliver impactful, inventive campaigns across all media whilst being assured in front of the camera. You will be confident delivering pitches and presentations to authors, agents and retailers. The successful candidate will display strategic thinking and planning, detailed market awareness and consumer insight alongside creative abilities. You will have experience of running social media campaigns and have skills to create content on Adobe Creative Suite. An understanding of Photoshop, Illustrator, Premiere Pro and After Effects is a must. It would be advantageous for candidates to have a strong awareness of social media trends and presenting innovative ideas that will drive and keep the business growing.
This is an exciting opportunity to become part of a successful and growing publishing house with an impressive list of authors and illustrators across its Adult and Children's imprints, in a key role within the publishing process.
Simon & Schuster India is an equal opportunities employer committed to the goal of building a culturally diverse workforce. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of sex, race, disability, age, sexual orientation, gender reassignment, religion or belief, marital status, or pregnancy and maternity.
Closing date: Tuesday 5th July 2022
Jobcode: Reference SBJ-d2qw75-44-192-65-228-42 in your application.
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