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Marketing Editor

(Usborne Books at Home, Oxford)

Usborne Books at Home is the successful Direct Sales division of Usborne Publishing. We provide and promote the opportunity for entrepreneurial people to build successful home-based businesses selling Usborne books in homes, schools and via social media throughout the UK and Europe.

We are looking for an energetic and creative person to join our small and friendly team to write and edit a wide range of marketing literature and help develop competitive initiatives. You will have the opportunity to contribute to our digital strategy by maintaining our websites and planning our social media content.

Relevant marketing experience or a good marketing qualification, plus an exceptional standard of written English are essential. Familiarity with Adobe InDesign and Dreamweaver would be an advantage.

Please send your CV and handwritten covering letter to the address below:

Mark Franklin, Managing Director
Usborne Books at Home 
Unit 8, Oasis Park
Stanton Harcourt Road
Oxon OX29 4TU

Previous candidates need not apply. 
Only candidates selected for interview will be contacted. 
No agencies.

Children's Book Designer, London

We are looking for an innovative and imaginative designer to develop highly illustrated books for children. You should be a creative thinker, with excellent drawing and visualisation skills, work quickly to a very high standard and have a good knowledge of typography.

Our offices are in Farringdon, with excellent transport links; Crossrail is opening in 2018.

Experience of working with InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator is also desirable.

Please send your CV and printed samples of your work (no CDs please) to the address below.

Children's book designer
Usborne Publishing Ltd
Usborne House
83-85 Saffron Hill

Please note that only candidates called for interview will be contacted.

Children's Book Designer, Wolverhampton

We are looking for a talented designer to create highly visual books for children. You will need excellent drawing skills, and should be able to work quickly, with imagination and inspiration to the highest standard.

We are based in a historic listed building in central Wolverhampton, with an independent cinema and café in the courtyard below. The train and bus stations are a minute's walk away.

Experience of working with Adobe Creative Suite is desirable.

Relevant degree qualification required.

Please send your CV and printed samples of your work on A4 or A3 paper (no CDs please) to:

Children's book designer
Usborne Publishing, Unit 37
The Chubb Building, Fryer Street

Only successful applicants will be contacted.