Work for us

We at Walker believe in creating something special. We bring children fun and engaging stories by the best authors and illustrators, which can be experienced in innovative ways.  If you would like to be a part of this, please see below for our current vacancies.  Plus, you can also check out our tweets for job alerts! Follow the bear here.

We are always on the lookout for talented people from a range of different backgrounds to work with us.  We aim for diversity in our staff so that we will reflect more closely the community we work in and the people who we make our books for.  As one step towards this, we have signed up to the Equip Publishing Equalities Charter.

If you would like to apply for any of these roles then send your CV along with a covering letter to Alexandra Miller at

Current Vacancies:

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Marketing and Publicity Assistant

 As one of the UK’s leading publishers of children’s books, with a global reputation for innovation, Walker Books publish numerous bestselling titles, continually win major awards and are home to some of the biggest names in global children’s and teen publishing.

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an organised and proactive Marketing and Publicity Assistant to join the Marketing and Publicity team. Reporting to the Head of Consumer Marketing, you will provide crucial administrative support to our busy marketing and publicity department, as well as gaining valuable experience in children’s book publishing.

The successful candidate will be highly organised, able to juggle and prioritise multiple tasks and possess good IT skills (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint). A passion for the children's book market, an understanding of basic marketing and publicity principles, and an interest in social media and digital marketing are desirable.

Closing date: Friday 1st July 2016

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Submitting Illustrations and Manuscripts:

If you would like to submit a manuscript or find out how to illustrate books for us please visit the Your Questions page here

Work Experience & Internships:

We now offer work experience placements in specific departments.  Applications are accepted for over 18s.  Please click this link: Work Experience Placements / Internships to see what is currently available. 

If you would like to apply for any of the placements advertised then please identify the work experience placement in which you are interested in the subject line when you send your CV to Alexandra Miller at