Title
Marketing Assistant
Employer
Other Press
Location
New York, NY
Date Posted
04/21/2014
Description
Other Press seeks a full-time Marketing Assistant. Responsibilities range from database management to writing, copyediting, and coordinating the production of promotional material, maintaining the Other Press website, and assisting with various direct marketing tasks.

Essential job responsibilities:
• Direct the trafficking of print and digital advertising, including providing copy, coordinating with design and production, managing approvals and submissions, reserving space and ensuring that deadlines are met
• Maintain departmental databases
• Coordinate and execute marketing mailings
• Write and distribute reading group guides and materials
• Design promotional materials such as posters, postcards, shelf talkers, and web banners
• Input seasonal and title-by-title marketing plans and publicity updates into content-management systems
• Maintain the Other Press website by updating title information and posting promotional content and news updates
• Direct marketing assistance, including researching, compiling data, and following up with prospects
• Assist with social media and digital marketing initiatives
• General departmental support as needed

Required Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree
• Experience in the book industry in a marketing, publicity, or administrative capacity a plus
• Excellent organizational, verbal and written communications skills
• Must be proactive, flexible and adaptive in a rapidly changing environment
• Must have good time management skills, with the ability to multi-task across departments, activities, and projects

Technical Skills:
• Proficiency with Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
• Familiarity with major social media platforms including Twitter, Facebook, and Goodreads
• Experience with online content management systems such as WordPress
• Proficiency with Photoshop (InDesign a plus)
• Basic HTML knowledge a plus

Full benefits, including health, vision, dental and 401K.

Other Press is an independent publisher of literary fiction and nonfiction. We publish novels, short stories, poetry, and essays from America and around the world that represent literature at its best. Our nonfiction books–should they be history, current events, popular culture or memoir–explore how psychic, cultural, historical, and literary shifts inform our vision of the world and of each other.

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