Editorial Assistant: Architecture, Design, Food
Editorial Assistant: Art, Photography, Fashion, Children’s, General Non-Fiction
Phaidon Press (est. 1923) is the world’s leading publisher of beautiful illustrated books across art, architecture, design, photography, fashion and food. We have two fantastic opportunities for talented individuals to join the editorial team based in London.
Reporting to: Each role reports directly to two Senior Editors/Commissioning Editors
This is an excellent opportunity to join the world’s leading publisher of books on the visual arts.
For more details or to apply, please send your full CV with a covering letter by Friday 11 July for the attention of Zek Tahir (specifying which role you are applying for): firstname.lastname@example.org Please note that applicants must have the right to work in the UK.
Business Development Executive - Digital Subscriptions
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an ambitious Business Development Executive to drive customer acquisition for a new digital subscription product from the world's leading publisher of art and design titles.
Reporting to the Product Manager, this new role is "hands on" as part of a highly motivated, multidisciplinary and dynamic team. You will design, develop and implement a business development strategy to meet or exceed revenue targets for assigned markets for a major new digital product in the architecture sector. The role is based in the UK and will include regular travel in the UK and overseas including North America, Europe and Asia Pacific.
What are we looking for?
You'll be target-driven and achievement focused. Confident with a professional, proactive approach, you'll be able to demonstrate exceptional communication, relationship building and business development skills. With a good track record of customer acquisition, you will be a natural influencer, and self-starter, you'll be tenacious, dedicated and have a creative and original approach to securing new business.
Experience of working in architecture, or dealing with architects is essential, as is a passion for and knowledge of contemporary architecture at an international level.
What we offer?
- Opportunity to work on a significant digital product for a worldwide community of architects, with one of the world's leading publisher of books on the visual arts, culture and creativity
- Very competitive remuneration and commission structure
Email your CV to Robert Easson email@example.com along with a covering letter outlining key achievements in driving customer acquisition
Phaidon Press (est. 1923) is the world’s leading publisher of beautiful illustrated books across art, architecture, design, photography and food. Reporting to the Head of Press, we are seeking an exceptional Senior Publicist to work on our high-profile, lead titles as we continue to expand our illustrious list. This is a fantastic opportunity for someone with previous publicity experience looking for their next challenge to contribute with ideas and passion as part of a small and friendly team based in Central London.
You will be responsible for developing and implementing innovative publicity campaigns across a wide range of disciplines both in the UK and internationally. Your campaigns will be creative, considered, intelligent and impactful, incorporating both traditional and online media as well as events.
To apply, please send your full CV with a covering letter to Zek Tahir at firstname.lastname@example.org
Assistant Editor - Architecture
Phaidon Press is seeking an assistant editor to work on a high-profile digital project relating to 21st century architecture. Assisting the Editor of the Phaidon Atlas, the Assistant Editor will be responsible for liaising with collaborators globally, help research material, and help generate digital content for this unprecedented project.
Please note that specialist architectural knowledge is essential for this position.
This is a full-time position starting August/September 2014.
First point of contact for architects.
Responsible for coordinating content sourcing.
Produces editorial features.
Researching new themes, practices or themes.
Ensuring content quality.
Adding content to the site.
Experience & Skills
Technical understanding of architecture, notably of structural systems and materials.
Ability to read instruction details.
Excellent written English and preferably one other European language
Previous editorial experience.
Experience in digital media.
Project management experience.
Experience in communicating with architects.
To apply, please send a statement letter of no more than 200 words highlighting your interest in contemporary architecture and one-page CV to the attention of Jean-Francois Goyette at email@example.com.
Junior Design Assistants
Phaidon Press often require junior design and/or art-workers to assist in their London offices with the layout of large-scale projects.
Recent design graduates interested in fixed-term work should send their CVs or portfolios to Sarah Boris, Design Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.