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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.


JOBS

Sales and Marketing Assistant

The Sales and Marketing Assistant is responsible for supporting the Director of Sales and Marketing in areas of sales and marketing and subsidiary rights.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Responsible for meeting distributor’s seasonal deadlines for Title Information sheets, reading samples, jackets, PowerPoint presentations, and sales kit materials. Works with editorial, publicity, and marketing to ensure that all needed material is created and available on time.
  • Main liaison for in-house sales and marketing support, including weekly reporting, organizing and supporting meetings, and more.
  • Support subsidiary rights outreach, including preparing seasonal rights lists for UK and foreign rights as needed for book fairs and general submissions.
  • Other responsibilities: Part of social media team. Helps identify keywords, target customers, and marketing opportunities for assigned books. Coordinates Goodreads and LibraryThing giveaways. Responds to inmate mail.
  • Assigned other sales and marketing tasks as needed.

Requirements

  • Previous experience working in an office environment. Previous bookstore experience or customer service experience in a publisher setting preferred
  • Exposure to issues of social justice is helpful.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Excellent computer competency, ability to prioritize multiple tasks, and communication (both oral and written) skills.

Salary for this position is $44,600. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

To apply: email cover letter and résumé to jobs@beacon.org by October 31, 2021. No phone calls please.

Beacon Press is a 167-year-old, independent, progressive publishing house headquartered in a LEED certified building on Boston’s waterfront. We are a mission driven press publishing in the areas of history, political science, literature, and the environment. 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.