Thames & Hudson Australia is a global publisher of art and culture for the modern reader. We work with the world’s best authors, artists and designers to create the world’s most beautiful books.

We specialise in books on:

  • Art
  • Photography
  • Architecture
  • Design
  • Gardening
  • Lifestyle
  • Narrative Non-Fiction
  • Children’s Picture Books

Our office and workplace culture is:

  • Friendly
  • Inclusive
  • Knowledgeable
  • Supportive
  • A safe place to learn, grow and thrive

We also offer industry and skills-based training, optional social activities, generous staff discounts and access to exceptionally beautiful books.

We welcome applicants from underrepresented groups in Australian publishing.

Current employment opportunities are listed below as they arise.

Current available positions:

  • Publicist


REPORTS TO: Head of Marketing & Publicity  

JOB STATUS: Full-time


Thames & Hudson publishes beautiful books on all aspects of culture and creativity. Family-owned, resolutely independent, and internationally minded, we aim to create a ‘museum without walls’, fostering a deeper appreciation of artistic expression in all its forms.

Thames & Hudson Australia was established in Melbourne in 1970 and is Australia’s leading distributor of illustrated books produced by a growing number of independent illustrated book publishers from Australia and around the world. These brands include Abrams, TASCHEN, Tate Publishing, Smith Street Publishing, and Magic Cat.

T&H Australia publishes nearly 30 original Australian titles each year in subject areas, including art, the arts, architecture, interiors, design, photography, gardening, food and drink and children’s books.

Thames & Hudson: Where art lives in every form.


Based in Melbourne and reporting to the Head of Marketing & Publicity, the Publicist is responsible for planning and executing dynamic and innovative PR campaigns for books and authors across the local and international T&H publishing programs – with a particular focus on local titles.

The successful candidate will have:

  • 3+ years of experience in the book publishing industry and/or hold a relevant tertiary or post-graduate qualification in PR/communications
  • Demonstrate excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently, exercise good judgement and balance multiple priorities
  • Demonstrate an aptitude for managing authors and other high-profile public figures while maintaining an astute outcomes-driven publicity focus

A full position description can be provided upon request. Please note, only applicants who progress to an interview will be notified. This is a full-time position in a hybrid-working model.

To apply, please send a cover letter and CV to with attention to Natika Palka by 5pm on Sunday 19 May 2024.

T&H Australia is an equal opportunity, non-discriminatory workplace and we welcome applications from people of diverse and minority backgrounds.