The Promotions Manager plans and implements promotional and publicity campaigns for fifty to seventy-five books per publishing season.
Writes catalog copy, press releases, and jacket or cover copy seeks blurbs and endorsements.
Reviews advertisements, copy, and catalog pages; researches media and creates review lists; serves as marketing liaison with authors or client publishers and with other departments at the Press.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Interpersonal skills required.
Customer service skills required.
Attention to detail required.
Organizational skills required.
Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emails and queries required.
Ability to maintain confidentiality required.
Ability to work as part of a team required.
Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative required.
Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines required.
Ability to manage stressful situations required.
Knowledge of database, word processing, and spreadsheet software required.
Ability to represent organizations positively to internal and external clients required.
Ability to travel required.
Ability to set up and break down book exhibits at academic conferences required.
Education, Experience or Certifications:
Bachelor's degree required.
Graduate work preferred.
A minimum two years of related experience required.
Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:
Requires some domestic travel
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