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Marketing Assistant- Basic Books
Hachette Book Group
New York, New York
Date Posted

This entry level position will assist with all aspects of Basic Books Marketing from planning to implementation


Prepare and track materials for all major meetings with the Hachette sales team as well as the catalog
Create focus and sales conference presentations through PowerPoint
Coordinate and prepare materials for weekly marketing meeting
Update Facebook and coordinate GoodReads giveaways
Update Basic Website
Monitor e-retailer account sites to ensure book and author data are up
Maintain NetGalley
Admin duties include: code invoices and maintain budget grid, coordinate mailings, schedule meetings, create and distribute weekly reports


The successful candidate must be able to work both independently and as part of a team
College degree required
Strong interest in the marketing and sales side of book publishing
Prior book publishing experience preferred but not required
Excellent written and oral communication and customer service skills
Familiarity with Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel required, basic HTML and/or website design and Photoshop/InDesign an enormous plus
Familiarity with social media platforms a plus
Strong communication skills (verbal and written) with the aptitude to communicate effectively in both individual and group settings regardless of audience
Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed
Proven ability to deliver timely, accurate work product and demonstrate good follow up and follow through
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while also ensuring accuracy of work through attention to detail.

To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Note: Nothing in this job description restricts management’s right to assign or reassign duties and responsibilities to this job at any time.

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