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Hachette Australia 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.

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Working at Hachette Australia not only comes with competitive salaries, and an industry leading bonus plan, other benefits include; summertime working hours, paid parental 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 is a passionate, collaborative and creative company, one of Australia's leading book publishing companies.

Maternity leave position.


  • Planning and implementing publicity and marketing activity for all children's and YA titles
  • Managing title specific monthly campaigns for selected new releases, particularly local (Australian originated) titles and brand international titles
  • Managing campaigns and achieving divisional priorities as set by management, as well as having responsibility for Hachette's involvement in writers' festivals 
  • To assist raising media awareness of the Hachette Australia brand using traditional and emerging media
  • Working with the Digital Marketing team on marketing strategy, digital content and title specific campaigns.

Benefits and perks

  • Sydney CBD location
  • A fun and creative work atmosphere

Skills and experience

  • 5 years' work experience post qualification – preferably in content media
  • Experience and skills to strategically build brands, and sales, of key authors
  • Strong organisational skills 
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and basic desktop and web publishing skills using Adobe InDesign/Illustrator/Photoshop
  • Excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing
  • Passion for children's books and reading

Applications close 5 pm AEDT Friday 23rd February 2018 and should be submitted to 


Hachette Australia is a passionate, collaborative and creative company, one of Australia's leading book publishers and part of the global Hachette Livre publishing house. Authors we represent in include J.K Rowling, Stephen King, Peter FitzSimons and Geraldine Brooks.

Permanent part-time position (job share) commencing the week beginning 26th March 2018.


  • Providing administrative support to the two Managing Directors, including managing the diary, emails, travel coordination and liaison with international counterparts
  • Planning, creating and delivering company events (in conjunction with company divisions), including conferences, roadshows, launches and parties
  • Managing the receptionists and front-of-house staff
  • General office management

Benefits and perks

  • Sydney CBD location
  • A fun and creative work atmosphere

Skills and experience

  • A minimum of five years of experience as a Personal Assistant or two years of experience as an Executive Assistant.
  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills, including event management
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Excellent communicator, both verbally and in writing, with high-level attention to detail
  • Strong internal and external stakeholder management
  • Budget management
  • Creative thinking

Applications close 5 pm AEDT Monday 26th February 2018 and should be submitted to


Hachette Australia supports the Australian Publishers Association/Copyright Association Cultural Fund’s Publishing Industry Internship Program – please click here for more information and to apply.

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