Pushkin Press Web Editor (Part-Time)

27 Apr 2015

Are you a digital native with a passion for books? Then this could be the perfect role for you.

Timing: 6 months (with the possibility of an extension) 3 days/week

Salary: Competitive

Closing date: May 12th, 5 p.m.

Pushkin Press publishes the world’s best stories, to be read and read again. From novels and essays to memoirs and children’s books, our list represents exciting, high-quality writing from around the world, from classic authors including Stefan Zweig, Marcel Aymé, Antal Szerb, Paul Morand and Yasushi Inoue, to more contemporary, award-winning authors like Andrés Neuman, Edith Pearlman and Ayelet Gundar-Goshen.

We are looking for a part-time web editor to manage the Pushkin Press website, newsletter, social media channels and online shop. The role will combine skills relevant to editorial, marketing and publicity, from content creation and copywriting to merchandising and monitoring of web-based stats. You will constantly be exploring creative ways to engage with our audience online, as well as testing and experimenting with the best ways to generate traffic and drive sales.

You will be someone who is full of ideas, with a passion for books, and extensive knowledge of social media platforms and web-based tools (ideally including WordPress and MailChimp). You will also be a self-starter with great attention to detail, and excellent written and spoken English. This is a chance for you to make a very valuable contribution to Pushkin Press at a crucial time in the life of the business, within a small, enthusiastic and busy team.

If this role appeals to you, email your CV and a covering letter to natalie@pushkinpress.com by 5 p.m. on May 12th, telling us why you would be a good fit for Pushkin Press.

PUSHKIN VERTIGO ARRIVES

16 Mar 2015

We are delighted to announce the launch of PUSHKIN VERTIGO, our brand new crime imprint. Starting in September 2015 the imprint will publish crime classics from around the world, focusing on tours-de-force works written between the 1920s and 1970s by international masters of the genre, with spine-tingling jackets designed by Jamie Keenan.

Collect them all, and create your dream (or should that be ‘nightmare’?) library of enjoyable, gripping and classy mysteries and thrillers…

Click on the link below to find out more. If, that is, you dare.

Yes, I dare.

Two PP titles on 2015 IFFP Longlist

12 Mar 2015

Two Pushkin Press books have made the 2015 Independent Foreign Fiction Prize Longlist of 15 titles. Both novels are concerned with lives irrevocably changed – one set in Colombia in the 1970s, the other in early twentieth-century Belgium: (more…)

Pushkin Press Student Illustration Award 2015: CALL FOR ENTRIES

22 Jan 2015

As a leading UK independent publisher of literature in translation, Pushkin Press book covers are greatly admired as a platform for some of the world’s leading illustrators and image makers such as Jean Jullien, Ping Zhu, Patrick Leger, Yann Kebbi, Julie Verhoeven, David Roberts … to name just a few.

If you are a student studying on a BA or MA course within the UK, this is your chance to see your work published on a forthcoming Pushkin Collection edition. The winner will also receive £400.

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