|Wisconsin Historical Society Press|
|The Wisconsin Historical Society Press is seeking an individual with experience in marketing and publicity for the regional book market. Well-qualified applicants for this position would have experience with publicity, copy writing, advertising, and organizing events.|
Since 1855, the Wisconsin Historical Society Press has connected people to the past with over 100 titles in print. The Society Press publishes 15 books on Wisconsin history and culture each year, including books for general readers and for young readers. The Press also publishes the Wisconsin Magazine of History. The Wisconsin Historical Society Press is one of the top regional publishers in the country and its books have received numerous awards. A strong marketing program is critical to the success of the operation, which is largely supported by earned revenue and private grants.
For additional information about the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, please see the website at: http://www.wisconsinhistory.org/whspress
The Marketing Coordinator is responsible for overseeing the marketing and publicity for all books published by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press, a leader in regional publishing. This position is responsible for developing marketing plans, all publicity materials including press releases, catalogs, and brochures, and for working with authors to arrange book events, media appearances, and special promotions. This position represents the Society Press and the Wisconsin Historical Society to newspapers, periodicals, radio, television, and other media representatives.
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