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Position at Peter Harrington


The job:

We are an award-winning leading London-based rare bookseller with a global client base and at the forefront of our industry both for product and business approach. You are an experienced, self-starting Digital Content and Campaign Manager who will expand our presence and profile and create, develop and lead our digital, social and traditional marketing activities.

Become our Digital Content and Campaign Manager and you’ll help deliver an outstanding digital experience, connecting us with our customers across a range of touch points. You’ll join a small, highly-focussed team driving positive change at the heart of our business, reporting to our Digital Marketing Manager and liaising with our team of expert booksellers and marketing partners to ensure consistency of content in fully integrated campaigns. Our aim to stay fresh and ahead of the curve in our industry means the role is dynamic, challenging and rewarding.

£23,000 - £25,000 + benefits

What you’ll do:

- Write great copy and sub your colleagues’ work, dealing with tight deadlines and flimsy briefs

- Deliver content for our catalogues, newsletters, blogs and across our digital channels

- Play a key role in generating new marketing and brand campaigns

- Identify and implement improvements in system policies and processes

- Support complete accuracy and consistency across the digital team


You’ll definitely:

- Be an experienced copy-writer and content/project manager

- Have worked in digital content role with a proven track record

- Be happy planning and prioritising your workload

- Have competency with blogging and email software (knowledge/use of either Wordpress or Mailchimp highly desirable)

- Ability with Adobe software, particularly inDesign and Photoshop

- Have excellent interpersonal skills: the vast majority of projects will be undertaken in conjunction with other members of staff

- Historical and/or literary areas of interest & knowledge

- A good general understanding of social media


We’d love you to have:

- Fluency or competence in a major second language – Spanish or Russian would be particularly helpful

- Previous experience working in a library, bookshop or relevant institution or the luxury industry

- Self-motivation in planning and prioritising your workload

- Flexibility in regards to working occasional evening events

What’s in it for you:

- Competitive salary

- Generous contributory pension

- Employee Assistance Programme and personal Accident Insurance

- Discretionary bonus

- 21 days’ holiday


Discounted products

If you would like to apply please send a CV and covering letter to rob@peterharrington.co.uk


Established in 1969, Peter Harrington has become one of the leading rare books firms in the world, with a stock of fine books from the fifteenth to twentieth centuries in a broad range of subjects, as well as original artwork, prints, maps and modern art, over four floors at our shop in Chelsea. In summer 2014 we opened our second shop, located in the heart of Mayfair at 43 Dover Street.