Title
Sr Manager, Amazon Publishing Marketing
Employer
Amazon
Location
Seattle, WA
Date Posted
02/22/2012
Description
Amazon Publishing is looking for a savvy marketing professional to work closely with our content acquisitions team to create, manage and execute global marketing strategies for books from our Seattle-based imprints.

Responsibilities will include on-site merchandising, external marketing generation as well as offering direct guidance to authors about how they can help sell more books. This is a multi-faceted job in a start-up environment.

Flexibility, a strong work ethic and a good sense of humor are a must.

Core Job Responsibilities

- Conceive, create and execute innovative marketing programs to help Amazon Publishing books find readers.
- Create marketing collateral including online, print and video media; manage internal & external agencies and creative partners.
- Use data to measure performance of programs and drive innovation.
- Partner with groups within Amazon to develop and leverage marketing programs and identify new opportunities that align to team and cross-company goals.
- Educate authors of varying experience levels on the best way to take an active role in marketing their books, both on and off Amazon.

Basic Qualifications:
- BA/BS required
- 7 or more years experience in merchandising, marketing or publicity experience in a related industry (publishing, or other content-related businesses such as a top tier media company).
- 5 or more years experience leading a team of direct reports
- Ability to aggressively create innovative new consumer marketing programs that generate results, and the ability to objectively measure those results.
- High attention to detail and proven ability to manage multiple, competing priorities simultaneously.
- Ability to think strategically and execute methodically.
- Superior analytical skills and the ability to use data to measure results
- Experience working with MS Excel required

Preferred Qualifications:
- Experience marketing genre fiction a plus.
- Contacts within the author, agent or publicity industry a plus.
- Passion for books, and a great appetite for reading.
- MBA/MS/MA preferred

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