CAREERS AT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in New York and London, with offices in several other cities. Phaidon books are sold in a wide variety of sales channels – bookstores and specialty shops, retail and online – around the world.

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Digital Campaign Manager, London

You will be responsible for creating and executing promotional campaigns that drive sales and conversion, analysis and reporting on activity, primarily via email, social media and partnerships.

Key Objectives

- Drive revenue by increasing

  • engagement
  • conversion
  • customer average spend
Key responsibilities and tasks
  • Develop and execute a yearly promotional calendar based on the consumer purchase cycle, category based themes and product release schedule
  • Plan and implement agreed promotional campaigns that increase engagement, conversion and sales and make optimal use of key channels – onsite, email and social media
  • Develop design briefs that incorporate all visual and messaging assets required across all channels
  • Manage, measure and report on all campaigns implemented
  • Create and adapt marketing copy for each applicable channel
  • Develop and execute ongoing added value initiates to increase average spend and enagement
  • Manage and implement the agreed newsletter cycle, initiate and test new ideas to drive open, click and conversion rates
  • Implement a cycle of automated and behavioural communications based on segment or target group behaviour
  • Ongoing management and implementation of marketing initiatives to drive visitors to signup and convert
  • Develop, adapt and test marketing communications to optimise engagement and conversion
  • Work closely with global marketing and publicity teams to initiate and implement the digital aspect of all partnership activity to maximise conversion
  • Weekly and monthly reporting on campaign activity
Skills and experience required
  • 3-5 years working in an ecommerce consumer marketing environment
  • Experience with marketing automation and digital marketing, as well as other more traditional campaign methods
  • Strong creative, strategic, analytical, organizational and personal sales skills
  • Exhibit experience in delivering end-to-end consumer/ecommerce campaigns
  • Exhibit experience in data driven email marketing
  • Exhibit experience in creating and implementing paid social media campaigns
  • Must be a self-motivated team player

Applicants should send a CV with a covering letter to Sophie Harris at sharris@phaidon.com by Wednesday 28th February.

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Editorial Assistant, Wallpaper* City Guides, London

Wallpaper* City Guides – a tightly edited series for the design-conscious traveller – is looking for a multi-skilled Editorial Assistant to join its small team. The ideal candidate will have a passion for journalism, architecture, design and art, be fastidious about fact-checking, and patient and persistent in constant dealings with PRs and venues worldwide. An ability to write engaging copy and to speak another language would be welcome, as would some knowledge of InDesign. This is a full-time position.

Key duties:
  • Manage the fact-checking for the guides, including finding foreign-language-speaking interns to assist in the process and overseeing their work
  • Carry out research for upcoming guides, and write copy when requested
  • Assist in facilitating the production schedule in liaison with the Editor
  • Build and cultivate a network of hotel, restaurant, gallery and travel PRs
  • Carry out admin tasks associated with the day-to-day running of the series
  • Help with social media channels
  • Be the first point of contact for external enquiries
Requirements:
  • An appreciation for the precise, informative, design-led nature of the guides
  • Detail-oriented with an ability to spot mistakes even when working at speed
  • Strong writing and proofreading skills
  • Highly organised and able to cope with juggling four guides at once
  • An excellent phone manner and a cool head under pressure

Applicants should send a CV with a covering letter to Jeremy Case jcase@phaidon.com by 6pm on Friday 23 February.

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Social Media Interns, London

Phaidon's social media team requires students and graduates to help work on our expanding Instagram accounts.

You should have a keen eye for a sharp image and story and know how to find, clear, credit and share great images with a global audience of influencers.

You need to be engaged with what's going on in art, fashion, architecture, photography and design and know who Phaidon should be following and who would like to follow Phaidon.

Applicants should send a CV along with a short cover letter and 5 people you follow to Mat Smith msmith@phaidon.com

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Freelance Artworkers and Typesetters required, London

The London office is currently looking to refresh its freelance contact list and is seeking experienced Freelance Artworkers and Typesetters. Phaidon books require excellence in design, typesetting and schedule management. Applicants must have attention to detail, together with first-class InDesign skills and fluency in other programmes, such as Photoshop and Illustrator.

We are looking for people who are happy to work in-house at our canal-side offices when necessary.

Please send a full CV, covering letter and a sample portfolio to João Mota, Design Manager, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, jmota@phaidon.com


ABOUT PHAIDON

Phaidon is the premier global publisher of the creative arts with over 1,500 titles in print. We work with the world's most influential artists, chefs, writers and thinkers to produce innovative books on art, photography, design, architecture, fashion, food and travel, and illustrated books for children. Phaidon is headquartered in London and New York City.
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