Hachette Australia is a leading Australian trade publishing house, based in Sydney, and owned by Hachette Livre, one of the world’s largest publishers. We publish high-quality commercial fiction and non-fiction for adults and children across a wide range of subject areas including biography, memoir, health and self-help, travel, history, Australiana, popular culture, lifestyle and sport.
Our Hachette Australia imprint is home to authors such as Kimberley Freeman, Lian Hearn, Barry Humphries, William McInnes, Favel Parrett, Bronwyn Parry, James Phelan and Hannah Richell, as well as sailor Jessica Watson, and Professor Jennie Brand-Miller, creator of the acclaimed bestselling Low GI Diet series. We also publish internationally bestselling writers Mitch Albom, Jordan Belfort, Augusten Burroughs, Michael J. Fox, John Grogan and the Dalai Lama. Orbit, our speculative fiction list is part of the prestigious international Orbit imprint, and home to such highly regarded authors as Pamela Freeman, Ian Irvine and Karen Miller. We are delighted to announce that we have also recently acquired the ANZ rights for Geraldine Brooks’ next novel.
Our children’s picture books, and books for younger readers and young adults, are all published under the respected Lothian imprint. The list includes such award-winning and bestselling authors and illustrators as Gary Crew, Ursula Dubosarsky, John Marsden, Matt Ottley, Emma Quay, Lisa Shanahan, Jessica Shirvington, Shaun Tan and Colin Thompson.
We are also proud to distribute a stellar collection of books published by Hachette UK and US. Their lists include Maeve Binchy, Michael Caine, Lauren Child, Harlan Coben, Martina Cole, Patricia Cornwell, Justin Cronin, Jeffery Deaver, Dame Judi Dench, Janet Evanovich, Jostein Gaarder, Elizabeth George, John Grisham, Stephen King, Dennis Lehane, Alexander McCall Smith, Val McDermid, Stephenie Meyer, David Mitchell, Michael Parkinson, Ian Rankin, Keith Richards, JK Rowling, Nora Roberts and Anita Shreve. We also distribute an enviable collection of illustrated books from Octopus.
English language publishing houses within the Hachette Group include Hachette Book Group USA, Hachette Children’s Books, Hachette India, Hachette Ireland, Headline Publishing Group, Hodder Education Group, Hodder & Stoughton, John Murray, Little,Brown Book Group, Octopus Publishing Group, Orchard Books and Orion Publishing Group. Hachette Livre is a global publishing group based in France, and a wholly owned subsidiary of Lagardère, a company that is active internationally in the areas of media and communications.
Hachette Australia, and the individual publishers within the worldwide Hachette Group, all have long and proud histories of publishing excellence.
|Chief Executive Officer||Matt Richell|
|Finance Director||David Cocking|
|IT Manager||Michael Swarbrick|
|Publishing Director||Fiona Hazard|
|Publishing & Production Manager||Anne Macpherson|
|Non Fiction Publisher||Matthew Kelly|
|Children’s Commissioning Editor (Lothian Children’s Books)||Suzanne O’Sullivan|
|Adult Commissioning Editor||Robert Watkins|
|Sales & Marketing|
|Hodder & Headline Sales & Marketing Director||Justin Ractliffe|
|Little,Brown & Orion Sales & Marketing Director||Matt Hoy|
|Hodder & Headline Publicity Manager||Anna Hayward|
|Little,Brown & Orion Publicity Manager||Jaki Arthur|
|Hachette Children’s Books Publicity Manager||Theresa Bray|
|Hachette Children’s Books|
|Hachette Children’s Books Director||Chris Raine|
|Marketing/Administration Manager||Christine Fairbrother|
Career Opportunities at Hachette Australia
Hachette is the second largest publisher in Australia and part of the Hachette Livre Publishing group.
Just as our authors are important to us so is our staff. We aim for a non-corporate environment, which is an enjoyable place to work each day. We go to great lengths to look after our employees, and to give our authors the best publishing experience in the industry.
Working at Hachette Australia not only comes with competitive salaries, and an industry leading bonus plan, other benefits include; summertime working hours, paid paternal leave schemes, and training opportunities.
If you are enthusiastic about publishing, hardworking, and looking for a great place to work, then you will enjoy being on our team.
Hachette Australia – Product Coordinator, Hodder and Headline Division
Hachette Australia is seeking a Product Coordinator for the Hodder and Headline team.
The Hodder and Headline Division of Hachette Australia publishes a broad range of bestselling Australian and international fiction and non-fiction. Working within a small team, the Product Coordinator is responsible for title information and data integrity, sales kits, administration, and getting the right information to the right people.
The successful candidate will be degree qualified and/or have a minimum two years’ experience in Publishing or a similar industry. Excellent attention to detail and time management, ability to multi-task, outstanding communication skills and proficiency in MS Office are a must. Design skills, experience with Creative Suite, and experience with metadata will be a big advantage.
Please send applications to Andrea Powell at Hachette Australia or email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Hachette Australia employs freelance Editors, Proofreaders, Illustrators, and Designers, depending on our publishing program.
Our freelance register is fairly full however, if you are an Australian Freelancer with previous book editing and/or design experience, and would like to join our register, please submit your contact details.
How to Apply
If you are interested in applying for a position, please send your resume and cover letter to:
Human Resources Manager
Level 17, 207 Kent Street
SYDNEY NSW 2000
Hachette Australia is committed to equal opportunity, and employs people solely on the basis of their ability.