1) The Promotions Coordinator plans and implements promotional and publicity campaigns for select specialist books and client presses an provides general assistance to the promotions team.
2) Writes catalog copy, press releases, and jacket or cover copy and seeks blurbs and endorsements for specialist and client publisher books.
3) 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.
4) Coordinates with other members of the marketing department and assists with tasks including copywriting, blurb follow-up, review processing, and marketing research.
5 )Works with other members of the promotions team to help conceive, manage, and carry out larger departmental initiatives.
6) Assists Promotions Director with social media initiatives and influencer research.
1) Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
3) Interpersonal skills.
4) Customer service skills.
5) Attention to detail.
6) Organizational skills.
7) Ability to respond quickly and appropriately to emails and queries.
8) Ability to maintain confidentiality.
9) Ability to work as part of a team.
10) Ability to work independently with a high degree of initiative.
11) Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
12) Ability to manage stressful situations.
13) Ability to represent organizations positively to internal and external clients.
14) Ability to set up and break down book exhibits at academic conferences.
1) Ability to travel
Technical Skills and Knowledge
1) Knowledge of database, word processing, and spreadsheet software.
2) Cover Letter
3) Reference Contact Information
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