|Marketing and Publicity Manager|
|Brooklyn, New York|
|The world's leading independent radical publisher Verso is looking for a highly skilled and dynamic Marketing and Publicity Manager in its US office.|
The successful candidate will be responsible for marketing and publicizing approximately 80 new humanities and social sciences books per year, as well as our extensive backlist, throughout North America. They will be using all available publicity channels, including the mainstream and alternative press and broadcast media, as well as developing our online marketing through email campaigns and social media. In addition they will be contributing to the continued development of our website. They will be responsible for organizing book tours across the United States and will be managing and training a publicist.
The successful candidate will have at least two years experience marketing and publicizing non-fiction and must be effective in outreach to the progressive left, academia and the mainstream. A knowledge of Versoâs list and publishing history would be a distinct advantage, and an extensive contacts book is essential. The candidate will be creative, pro-active, dynamic, extremely organised, a fast learner with new technologies, demonstrate a meticulous attention to detail, be able to communicate confidently and effectively and be able to write excellent copy.