Digital Marketing Manager

Contract: Full-time, permanent
Salary: £31,000 - £35,000 + 5% pension contribution

We’re looking for someone with the digital marketing expertise to play a leading role in enhancing our online presence, reaching, engaging and retaining audiences. The next chapter for the Book Festival will bring many challenges and opportunities as we create the 2023 Book Festival and plan the move into our new site at Edinburgh Future’s Institute in 2024. Come and help us deliver our vision. This stimulating role offers plenty of opportunities to hone skills, with the autonomy to be creative with shaping campaigns, making decisions and trying out ideas to generate the desired outcomes.

Interviews will be held on Zoom during the end of February/start of March

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  • Marketing Officer
    Apply before 5:00pm on Friday, 17th February 2023

    Contract: Full-time, permanent
    Salary: 24,000 – 26,000 + 5% pension contribution

    The Marketing Officer will play an important role in ensuring the aims of the Book Festival’s marketing strategy are met, contributing ideas to campaign planning and publicising events using traditional and digital marketing to reach different groups of audiences. Includes taking sole responsibility for some areas of work, particularly around print production and direct marketing. This is a varied and engaging role for a highly organised, creative and motivated person.

    Interviews will be held on Zoom during the end of February/start of March

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Edinburgh International Book Festival

The Edinburgh International Book Festival began in 1983 and is now a key event in the August Festival season, celebrated annually in Scotland's capital city. Biennial at first, the Book Festival became a yearly celebration in 1997. Throughout its history, the Book Festival has grown in size and scope becoming one of the largest public celebrations of words and ideas in the world. Today, the Festival programmes around 600 events for adults, children and schools each August and produces a wide-ranging Communities Programme across the year. 

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