Is recruitment all about the candidate? Does finding the perfect role depend solely on the job seeker? Lara Pace takes a look.
Chris Wellbelove has joined Aitken Alexander Associates in the role of agent from Greene and Heaton, while Lesley Thorne has been appointed managing director of... Read more
Hachette Children’s Group has restructured its PR department with two new appointments and three promotions after the former head of publicity left to go freelance.... Read more
Simon & Schuster UK has promoted Sara-Jade Virtue to a newly created role, special sales director and brand director for commercial fiction.
Abigail Bergstrom, publishing manager at Gleam Futures, on her role representing the books of digital-first talent.
Sarah Shea, formerly marketing manager at Bloomsbury, has joined the HarperFiction marketing department.
Felice Howden, head of digital marketing and consumer engagement for Little, Brown, has joined Bonnier Zaffre in the newly-created role of digital marketing manager.... Read more
Doug Pocock has been appointed as the new m.d. of Capstone’s UK business.
Waterstones’ retail director Rik McShane has left the company after 17 years.
Penguin Random House US has appointed two London-based UK sales executives, Thomas Glover and Samuel Bonner, formerly at Amberley Publishing and Titan Books, respectively, to grow sales... Read more
Pan Macmillan has promoted editorial directors Francesca Main and Trish Jackson as part of its "ongoing" aim to grow its commercial and literary fiction programmes.... Read more
For Academic Book Week Sarah Stanton tells us about her role as Shakespeare publisher for Cambridge University Press.
To coincide with Academic Book Week Brendan George, publisher for philosphy at Palgrave Macmillan, on the importance of scholarly publishing.
Editorial director Ben Brusey, who acquired astronaut Tim Peake's Hello, is this planet Earth?, has been promoted to deputy publisher of Century.... Read more
Sheila O’Reilly is to join Village Books in Dulwich, south London, as its events manager, just months after departing its local rival, fellow indie Dulwich... Read more
Issue No 5745
Friday, February 24 2017
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