Jon Slack


Jon is Development Manager for the Book Marketing Society. He is involved in a number of projects that also include co-directing the DSC South Asian Literature Festival and South Asian literature Reading Campaign; co-curating The Literary Conference (for The Literary Consultancy) and founding the inaugural International New Publishing Network. He co-founded Canon Tales with Doug Wallace and co-produced the 2010 Author Blog Awards. He has previously worked in sales, marketing and publicity roles at Taschen, Transworld and Aurum Press publishers, as well as Borders Adelaide prior to that.

BMS Marketing all-day “Primer” returns 24 May 2017

The full day offers an in-depth overview of book marketing, with new insights and the latest thinking around campaigns, available tools and resources.
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BMS & PPC to explore visual and immersive campaigns at LBF 2017

Join us at our annual joint event with the Publishers Publicity Circle where we will be asking what is the trick to creating emotive and memorable campaign moments that spark a narrative in the reader’s imagination, long before they open a book. In a session entitled “The Visual Life of Campaigns“, our assembled panel will take a comprehensive look at the importance of visual language...
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‘Immersive Marketing’ and World Record-beating campaign lead BMS Awards for May-Aug 2013

Random House, Macmillan Children's and Profile Books win in highly competitive field of entries.
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Gone Girl, Geek Girl win in Jan-April 2013 BMS Campaign Awards

In the esteemed surroundings of Faber's Bloomsbury offices, the winners of the Best Marketing Campaign Awards for January-April 2013 were announced
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Sept-Dec 2012 campaign winners include a disaster-prone celebrity, a wimpy kid and Venetian foodies

The winners of the Best Marketing Campaign Awards for September-December 2012 were announced at the February BMS meeting.
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