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Marketing-publishing allrounder - Gecko Press children's books

Marketing-publishing position children's books

Job details

Gecko Press
24 Feb 2020
Work type
Full time employment
Work classification
Digital & Technology, Literature & Publishing, Marketing & Media


Gecko Press is seeking a publishing allrounder with a focus on marketing for 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.

The primary responsibilities of this role are to support our publishing communications and sales activity, to manage the Gecko Press website and digital marketing, and to build audience for Gecko Press and the Curiously Good Book Club, digitally and through events.

The role will suit a person with three to five years’ experience in publishing, digital marketing and sales support, audience development and in building engagement. 

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

Gecko Press is an independent publisher of curiously good children’s books—books of good heart and strong character, excellent in story, illustration and design. 

The Curiously Good Book Club is a real and virtual community that provides events and activities and a hub of information about children’s books.

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.  

A competitive salary will be negotiated with the successful applicant.

Deadline 24 February 2020

How to apply

All applications will be kept confidential.

To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Julia Marshall julia@geckopress.com


Written by

Gecko Press

5 Feb 2020