Jobs & Internships

Beacon Press is owned and operated under the auspices of the Unitarian Universalist Association and is an equal opportunity employer. Beacon Press values a diverse workforce; people with disabilities, people of color, and those who identify as L/G/B/T/Q are strongly encouraged to apply.


Sales Assistant (posted 6/16/15)

Basic Purpose: The Sales Assistant is responsible for in house sales and sales support for customers, consumers, authors, and staff. Responsibilities include customer service, sales to organizations and authors, website orders, author appearance orders, and monthly sales reporting.

Responsibilities include: ensuring books are available for sale at author appearances; developing partnerships with like-minded organizations to promote Beacon authors and titles; processing house sales with ongoing customers and authors; creating promotional materials such as flyers, postcards, and catalog as needed; responding to all requests for customer service; processing daily orders received through our website, mail, email, and phone; setting up book giveaways; participating as member of the social media team; and other tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Individual must have BA; excellent organizing, multi-tasking, customer service, good math, and communication (both oral and written) skills. Computer skills must be excellent; experience with InDesign and Photoshop helpful. Familiarity with bookselling or the publishing industry preferable.

Salary/Hours: This is an entry-level, full-time (35 hours/week) position.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to: Alyssa Hassan, senior marketing manager, ahassan@beacon.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted via email. No phone calls please.

Beacon Press values a diverse workforce; people with disabilities, people of color, and those who identify as L/G/B/T/Q are strongly encouraged to apply.


Marketing Associate (posted 6/22/2015)

Basic Purpose: The marketing associate is responsible for marketing to individual, academic, library, and Unitarian Universalist audiences.

Responsibilities include: preparation, execution, and analysis of academic marketing campaigns; representing Beacon Press at 1–2 academic conferences per year; coordinating with distributor on their academic and library promotion plans; developing and executing marketing plans for paperback reprints and select backlist titles; identifying opportunities to promote Beacon books to Unitarian Universalists; participating as member of the social media team; and other tasks as assigned.

Requirements: Individual must have BA; excellent organizing, multi-tasking, customer service, good math, and communication (both oral and written) skills. Computer skills must be excellent; experience with InDesign and Photoshop helpful. Familiarity with bookselling or the publishing industry preferable.

Salary/Hours: This is an entry-level, full-time (35 hours/week) position.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to: Alyssa Hassan, senior marketing manager, ahassan@beacon.org. Qualified candidates will be contacted via email. No phone calls please.

Beacon Press values a diverse workforce; people with disabilities, people of color, and those who identify as L/G/B/T/Q are strongly encouraged to apply.