Full Time Job

Marketing Assistant, Gallery Books Group

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 03-27-2021
 
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Entry (0-2 years) Experience
Job Description

DESCRIPTION:

Simon and Schuster is seeking a Marketing Assistant for the Gallery Books Group, including Gallery, Pocket Books, Scout Press, Saga Press, and Threshold Editions. This person will support the creation and execution of marketing campaigns for books ranging from celebrity memoir to commercial fiction to thoughtful nonfiction to SFF to conservative political titles. We run the gamut!

Responsibilities include:
--Supporting the title marketers in the conception and execution of marketing plans for distinct titles and genres
--Assisting the Social Media Associate in maintaining our social media accounts: post preparation and scheduling, fan interaction, and coordinating with title marketers for sweepstakes, challenges, etc. featured on social media.
--Conceptualizing and executing outreach to bookselling accounts, bloggers, book clubs, and other third parties, as well as consumers, for cross-promotion and giveaways
--Managing imprints' Goodreads account for giveaways, including scheduling dates and shipping books to winners.
--Manage galley orders and track account mailing for Barnes & Noble and independent booksellers
--Coordinate with School & Library team for imprint inclusion in Freshman Year Experience Catalog, Librarian Preview events, Book Drop Flyers, and Newsletters
--Handle the assignment, routing, and payment of reading discussion guides
--Maintaining tracking logs for advertising/promotional items and monitoring the process in conjunction with the ad/promo department
--Taking minutes at meeting and distributing to internal teams, and compiling company-wide weekly marketing roundups
--Handling administrative responsibilities for the department including mailings and bill processing, regularly updating our shared docs and company platforms, and also supporting the Associate Director with tasks like scheduling meetings, mailings, and processing expenses.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Knowledge of Word, Excel, PowerPoint, social media platforms, as well as general computer skills are expected. Familiarity with Adobe Photoshop, Canva, or other design apps a plus. Strong writing, communication, time management, and organization skills are essential.

FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

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