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.

Press Officer

Key Responsibilities:
  • Implementing publicity campaigns independently as well as working with a wider campaigns team
  • Liaising with key internal stakeholders to ensure that they are kept up to date with PR plans, activity and coverage
  • Building relationships directly with authors
  • Attending regular journalist meetings and growing your network of contacts
  • Working with wider marketing and sales teams (such as reps, marketing, social media and website) to ensure press campaigns are integrated with them and deliver the objectives set
  • Working with the Head of Press to ensure campaigns and the work of the department are shared within the company
  • Working closely with colleagues in the US and our European offices, sharing campaign ideas and strategies as well as problem solving
  • To apply, please send your CV and Covering Letter to Zek Tahir, HR Manager ztahir@phaidon.com by Friday 29th July 2016.

    If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

    Project Editor

    We have a vacancy for an experienced editor in our London office to project manage our award winning titles from the food and product-design lists. Working closely with the Publisher and team responsible for commissioning the titles, you will be involved in all aspects of book creation, from the early stages of commissioning through to hand-over to production. This will include assessing texts, editing, managing budgets and schedules, as well as supervising proofreaders and outside editors. You will also liaise extensively with third parties, such as authors, photographers, graphic designers, stylists, freelance editors, picture researchers and Phaidon's production team.

    You must have solid book-management experience in illustrated book publishing (including editing, budget management, and InDesign skills), a dedication to excellence and accuracy, and a talent for building excellent relationships with authors and freelancers. A knowledge of and demonstrable passion for the subject areas in which you will be working is essential.

    Please send a full CV and covering letter including your current salary, to Zek Tahir, Human Resources Manager, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, ztahir@phaidon.com

    Salary according to experience

    Closing date: Friday July 22th. If you have not been contacted within 2 weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has not been successful on this occasion.

    Freelance Project Managers and Freelance Project Editors, London

    The London office is currently looking to refresh its freelance contact list and we would welcome enquiries from experienced Project Managers and Project Editors. Our books require first-class editing, proofreading, budget and schedule management, together with InDesign skills, a dedication to excellence and accuracy, and a talent for building excellent relationships with authors, colleagues and other freelancers. We are currently looking for people who are happy to work in-house at our canal-side offices as well as those who would prefer to work from home. Please include details of any specialist skills or experience you may have, together with the types of books on which you would prefer to work. There are several titles for which we are currently recruiting freelance project editors, including the management of a prestigious guidebook, for which work will begin in the next couple of months.

    Please send a full CV and covering letter to Tracey Smith, Editorial Director, Phaidon Press Limited, Regent's Wharf, All Saints Street, London N1 9PA, tsmith@phaidon.com

    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

    Work experience on the Wallpaper* City Guides photography and editorial desks

    Wallpaper* City Guides often require students and graduates with language skills to help work on both the editorial and photography desks. For editorial, you should have an interest in travel journalism, architecture, design and art, be fastidious about fact-checking and be happy to contact PRs and various venues throughout the world. On the picture desk, some experience or an interest in photography is key as is the ability to source images and research for upcoming guidebooks. An understanding of the City Guides is imperative.

    We currently require those with fluency in Czech, Mandarin, and Turkish.

    Applicants should send a CV along with a short cover letter to rmoldenhauer@phaidon.com specifying language skills and your interest in either editorial or photography desk.

     

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