Hachette Aotearoa New Zealand Marketing and Publicity Assistant

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Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Stephen King, Nicky Pellegrino, John Grisham, Nalini Singh, Graham Norton, Margaret Mahy, Colson Whitehead.

Would you like to work amongst the latest books from these authors and more? International Book Publisher, Hachette Aotearoa New Zealand, is looking for a full time Publicity and Marketing Assistant to help us deliver world class campaigns.

The key responsibilities include

  • drafting press releases
  • executing mailouts
  • social media posting
  • website updates
  • drafting and executing Mail Chimp newsletters
  • management of Point-of-Sale design and distribution
  • provide general publicity and marketing support.

To be successful in this role, you will ideally be:

  • energetic and fun
  • computer literate
  • organised
  • have bucket-loads of initiative
  • experience with social media platforms, Mailchimp, inDesign and/or Photoshop

Being a keen reader is an added plus!

To apply, please email your CV and Cover Letter, outlining your availability to

Applications close Wednesday 19th May 2021


Marketing role with Gecko Press

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Gecko Press is seeking a marketing manager to support our international business, based in our central Wellington office. We are looking for someone with initiative, confidence and a deep interest in children’s books; a quick worker who thrives on getting things done.

This is a chance to join a small team of four in an innovative international company that translates and publishes books by some of the best writers and illustrators in the world.

Gecko Press books are sold throughout the English-speaking world, and marketed directly into North America, the United Kingdom, Australia and New Zealand, in print and digital editions, working with specialist marketing and distribution partners in each region.

The central Wellington office operates as a hub office focusing on digital and local marketing and managing our relationship with distributors and sales and marketing agencies.

The primary responsibilities of this role are to support our marketing, publicity, and sales activity, including managing the Gecko Press website and social media channels, increasing engagement across all platforms, managing local events and providing sales and marketing materials for distributors.

Please note this role does not involve people management.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to Julia Marshall

Deadline 15 May 2021.