Job Opportunity: Marketing Assistant / Executive

Neem Tree Press is an independent publisher of award-winning fiction, non-fiction and children’s books that entertain, ignite curiosity, challenge the status quo, and broaden readers’ perspectives. We discover and amplify exhilarating new voices from around the world. Based in London, we work with both British and international authors and artists from all backgrounds and walks of life. 

Our team and our business are both scaling up, and we’re recruiting a Marketing & PR Assistant/Executive with a passion for book marketing to plan and execute creative campaigns for our growing list of fiction, non-fiction and children’s books. 

This role is ideal for a graduate looking to start their marketing or publishing career, or a marketing assistant looking to step up to a new challenge.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Head of Marketing & PR to plan and execute creative campaigns to create buzz and drive sales
  • Creating social media content to increase engagement and followers
  • Uploading books to NetGalley, GoodReads, website, etc.
  • Identifying brand and influencer partnership opportunities to grow reach
  • Engaging online communities to generate buzz around Neem Tree Press’s books
  • Organising events, incl. book launches, festivals and conferences
  • Communicating marketing plans to key internal and external stakeholders
  • Supporting the wider publishing team with other duties, as and when needed

Skills & Knowledge:

  • Experience in the book trade, incl. publishing/bookshop job, marketing internship, or university study
  • Interest in literary fiction, particularly international/translated books
  • Excellent IT skills, Adobe Photoshop and InDesign preferable
  • Meticulous attention to detail and exceptional spelling and grammar
  • Ability to prioritise varied tasks and meet deadlines
  • Strong teamworking skills


  • Flexible working hours
  • 23 days annual leave, plus UK bank holidays
  • Workplace pension (if eligible)



Full-time, Monday-Friday 40hrs/week – min. 4 days in the office, flexible subject to core office hours 


London office (opposite St. Pancras/Kings Cross/The British Library) 


Permanent (subject to a 3-month probationary period) 


£23k-£26k, depending on experience 

To apply:

E-mail your CV and cover letter to by 15th May 2023 with the relevant subject line: ‘Marketing Assistant’ or ‘Marketing Executive’. 

Neem Tree Press values equality and inclusivity in our team and our books. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. Our recruitment process is free from discrimination on age, gender reassignment, disability, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex or sexual orientation.