Title
Boys Town Press Director
Employer
Boys Town
Location
Boys Town, Nebraska
Date Posted
07/23/2012
Description

Boys Town Press Director
Are you passionate about shaping the future of America’s Youth?

Boys Town is changing the way America cares for children, families and communities by providing and promoting an Integrated Continuum of Care that instills Boys Town values to strengthen body, mind and spirit.

We have an exciting opportunity for the Director for the Boys Town Press. As our Boys Town Press Director, you would be required to have excellent writing and editing skills, a strong knowledge of marketing, public relations and publicity techniques as it relates to the book industry. Our ideal candidate should be a creative, “idea” person that can create successful book projects and campaigns. This person should be detail and deadline oriented, have excellent planning skills along with experience in the coordination of timelines, and have the ability to multi-task, be a self - starter with excellent time management skills. This person needs to know the book business, understand the marketing of publications and be able to think outside the box. Our ideal candidate will also be able to build and maintain relationships with select authors whose works are endorsed by Boys Town. We are looking for the right person to take Boys Town Press to the next level!

To be considered for this unique opportunity you will need:

o Knowledge of new and emerging technologies and how to apply them to book publishing and marketing campaign
o Excellent communication required – experience in editing and writing
o Experience in staff management
o Must have knowledge of the Book and Publication business
o Must be able to work collaboratively with other Departments at Boys Town
o A degree required in journalism, communications or a related field
o 3-5 years of relevant work experience required
o A valid driver's license preferred.


The Boys Town mission has always been and always will be centered around creating an environment for children that includes trust, discipline, emotional support and respect. At Boys Town we believe that all children and youth have the potential to become bright, productive, adjusted, loving people – a fire that burns in each of them.

Boys Town is nationally recognized for its research-proven child, health and family care programs. One of the country’s largest nonprofit, publically funded child-care organizations, Boys Town annually touches the lives of more than 400,000 boys, girls, parents and others nationwide through its highly effective services and programs.

If you are committed, passionate and feel you are qualified to take on a life-changing experience please apply at www.boystown.org/careers.

Boys Town is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer, who participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, gender, religion, age, disability, veteran’s status, or any other classification as required by applicable law. If you have a disability and need an accommodation as part of the application process, please contact us toll-free for assistance at 1-877-639-6003.



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