Schedules and executes two general interest catalogs and at least a dozen academic subject catalogs each year, plus ten to twenty single-book promotions.
Writes, copy edits, and executes email and online promotions using e-mail marketing software, including three annual flagship sales campaigns, monthly newsletters, single-book promotions, and other initiatives as needed.
Meets with editorial and marketing staff to fix layout of each catalog.
Creates catalog and fixes page and position data in bibliographic database system.
Assembles, edits, and/or writes copy for all catalogs and promotions.
Works with Journals staff to obtain ads for certain catalogs.
Works with design and/or editorial staff to clear permissions for catalog cover images.
Acts as writer, copyeditor, and production controller for print outputs.
Obtains printing bids and arranges print jobs.
Arranges physical mailing with mail house, including reply envelope for catalogs.
Handles invoices, track expenses, and assists in reviews of budget.
Researches mail and email lists.
Extracts mail and email lists from order processing data.
Works with list brokers and staff at other publishers to acquire and trade mailing lists.
Checks inventory data at warehouse and liaise with Distributed Publisher Coordinator to prompt restocking.
Fulfills miscellaneous customer requests for print or electronic catalogs.
Performs one or more of the following marketing functions: marketing communications /advertising; Web blogs or digital marketing; market research; development or review and update of the marketing infrastructure and management of external sales agency relationships.
May train the work of lower level marketing staff.
Performs other related work as needed.
Minimum of two years publishing, bookselling, online sales/promotion, or closely related marketing or sales experience.
Technical Skills or Knowledge:
Excellent computer skills in PC environment and knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel and email creation software.
Knowledge of database software.
Knowledge of basic HTML.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to interact effectively and tactfully with vendors and members of Press staff.
Demonstrated ability to multitask and work in a highly productive environment.
Excellent organizational skills.
Excellent time management skills, including the ability to multi-task with minimum supervision and meet overlapping deadlines.
Coordinate the work of others.
Meticulous attention to detail.
Work independently and as part of a team.
Analytical skills and the facility to engage with academic writing.
Understanding of academia, higher education, the academic book market, and the workings and conventions of electronic and print media.
Experience working with designers and printers.
A genuine interest in and intellectual engagement with the publication of scholarly books.
Sit for 4 hours or more.
Use computers extensively for 4 hours or more.
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