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Assistant to Associate Publisher (posted 12/15/14)

Responsibilities: Assist Associate publisher in sales, marketing and subsidiary rights work with reps, booksellers, authors and staff. Duties include sales tracking, preparation of PowerPoint and materials for meetings with distributor, responding to permissions and rights requests and participation in meetings with staff and authors.

Requirements: Qualified candidates will have a BA/BS, strong organizational and time-management skills, superior skills in written and verbal communication, strong interest in marketing and sales-driven work, be motivated to work both independently and collaboratively with authors and staff, and a sense of connection to the mission of the press. Exposure to publishing, bookselling, marketing, or social activism preferred.

To apply: Send cover letter and résumé via e-mail to thallock@beacon.org. Beacon Press is a 160 year old, independent, progressive publishing house headquartered in a LEED certified building on Boston’s waterfront. We offer a dynamic working environment, competitive salary, and excellent benefits. People with disabilities, people of color, Hispanic/Latino/a and LGBTQ candidates are encouraged to apply.