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12 May 2021

Canongate Books: Sales & Campaigns Intern


12 months full-time
Edinburgh or London
£20,000 per annum


Do you always have your nose in a book? Would you love to learn about Sales, Publicity & Marketing in publishing? Don't miss this opportunity...

Canongate Books is one of the UK's leading independent publishers. Since 1973 they've worked to unearth and amplify the most vital, exciting voices they can find, wherever they come from, and they've published all kinds of books - thoughtful, upsetting, gripping, beatific, vulgar, chaste, unrepentant, life-changing… Along the way there have been landmarks of fiction - including Alasdair Gray's masterpiece Lanark, and Yann Martel's Life of Pi, the best-ever-selling Booker winner - and non-fiction too - from Barack Obama's memoir Dreams From My Father to Samin Nosrat's new cookery classic Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat.

They are looking for an enthusiastic and hard-working Sales and Campaigns Intern. Reporting to the Head of International Sales, the successful candidate will work to support both busy Sales and Campaigns departments and learn how these teams work within a publishing house. You do not need to have worked in publishing before and can be based in either of their offices, in Edinburgh or London.

This opportunity is only open to individuals from a group that is under-represented in the creative industries. This includes, but is not limited to, Black, Asian and ethnically diverse candidates, people with disabilities and individuals from lower socioeconomic backgrounds.

Apply by 23:59 on Thursday 27 May 2021 through the Creative Access website.