Manager - Convention and Author Events
Scholastic Inc.
New York City
Date Posted
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys.

The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company's Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.

Marketing manager will be responsible for planning the trade division’s participation at select national conferences, including author programming, entertaining, budget, and the strategic promotion of titles at each show. Building and managing relationships with teachers, librarians, and committee members. The manager will also oversee submissions to state and national awards.

Required Qualifications

1. 3 to 5 years of experience planning and managing industry conferences
2. 3 to 5 of experience in school and library marketing
3. Prior event planning experience
4. Excellent written and verbal communication skills
5. Proven ability to work within a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
6. Strong organizational skills with superb attention to detail
7. Ability to travel to 5-6 week long conferences per year
8. Detail oriented
9. Creative, with the ability to think proactively
10. Experience in children's publishing strongly preferred

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