Fast-growing cookbook and lifestyle publisher, Page Street Publishing Co., distributed by Macmillan, is looking for a bright, detail oriented, reliable entry-level publicity & marketing assistant. This person will work closely with the publicity and marketing staff to coordinate and support Page Street’s marketing efforts. Responsibilities include processing image and text requests, sending out review copies, coordinating author events and travel and assisting the Publicity and Marketing Director. The position will also have the opportunity to handle publicity campaigns after a period of settling in, under guidance of the Publicity and Marketing Director.
The right candidate should be a quick learner, organized, enthusiastic and an excellent multi-tasker. Interest in cooking and/or other lifestyle topics would be a plus but not essential, as well as work in a bookstore, library or other ventures involving books. Please address these particular qualities in your cover letter.
The salary is $26,000 annual, with yearly reviews. Benefits include 80% of healthcare policy coverage and a healthy personal time off policy.
Page Street Publishing Co. is located in Salem, Massachusetts, about 25 miles north of Boston and walking distance from the train station. We publish sixty to seventy titles a year spanning the range of lifestyle subjects, including cooking, health, parenting, craft, gardening, fitness and beauty. We seek out authors with exceptional talent—people not famous who should be—and present their techniques and expertise in high-quality, full-color paperback originals, packed with step-by-step photos and illustrations. Page Street is distributed by Macmillan, one of the leading publishers in the world.
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