|Educational Marketing and Consumer Outreach Assistant|
Company: Candlewick Press
Location: Somerville, MA
Employment Type: Full Time
Date Posted: 06/21/2021
Expire Date: 08/21/2021
Job Categories: Publishing
Educational Marketing and Consumer Outreach Assistant |
Candlewick Press, a leading publisher of books for children located in Somerville, MA, seeks an Educational Marketing and Consumer Outreach Assistant to join our talented team. The assistant will work with the Executive Director of Educational/Library Sales and Educational Marketing and the Consumer and Educational Outreach Manager to promote and market our books to the educational market and beyond.
Educational Marketing specific duties will include: maintaining mailing lists and administering seasonal mailings; sending books for award consideration; maintaining examination center database; maintaining the promotional materials grid and the seasonal Sales Conference notes and marketing plans for the Educational marketing team; attending meetings and providing updates to the team as needed.
Consumer Outreach specific duties include: assisting with Candlewick corporate Facebook and Instagram accounts to include scheduling posts and drafting creative copy and content; assisting with supporting our existing and new partnerships, including ordering and mailing books, as well as alerting them to new releases; assisting with Candlewick podcasts, including writing episode descriptive copy; maintaining and sharing quarterly reports of podcasts stats; and researching new prospective partnerships.
This role will also help with newsletters, content for our social media accounts, and gathering and distributing materials and researching partnership and promotional opportunities for our MIT Kids Press and MITeen Press imprints. In addition, other administrative tasks such as placing comp copy orders with our distributor, checking inventory levels of our titles in the PRH system; and helping with conference and show prep, will also be necessary.
Required skills and experience:
• Excellent organizational and communication skills
• Strong attention to detail
• Strong follow-through skills
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Outlook, and a variety of social media platforms
• Collaborative spirit
While we are mainly working remotely due to the pandemic, this full-time role will eventually be based in our Somerville, MA office. If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a resume and cover letter, including your salary expectations for this position, in Word or PDF format to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that you are not asked to provide any information about your current or prior salary or wage history. In compliance with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law, Candlewick Press does not request or seek an applicant’s wage or salary history at the application stage or otherwise, except as allowed by law.
Contact Name: Human Resources
Company Name: Candlewick Press
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Candlewick Press is a leading publisher of books for children located in Somerville, MA. Candlewick’s reputation for excellence in creating beautiful, high-quality children’s books is accomplished through a staff of dedicated, focused, and energetic individuals who enjoy an innovative, team-oriented work environment and a very generous compensation and benefits package. For more about us, please visit: https://www.candlewick.com/about.asp