HarperCollins Children’s Books has appointed Elisa Offord as interim marketing director, covering Alex King's maternity leave.
Offord, who left Simon & Schuster Children’s in February, will oversee the division’s marketing strategy and team. She will join the team on 30th April, reporting to executive publisher Ann-Janine Murtagh.
“I am absolutely delighted to welcome Elisa to HarperCollins,” said Murtagh. “She has a stellar reputation and brings a wealth of publishing and award-winning marketing experience. Elisa will be a great asset to our team in what is set to be a momentous and very exciting year for the children’s division.”