Job opening detail :
Sales and Marketing Assistant, Books
posted: May 15, 2019
Offered by:
Berghahn Books
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus
Full Time
Dumbo, Brooklyn, NY
Berghahn Books is seeking a Sales and Marketing Assistant for its DUMBO-based books division. We are a busy scholarly press, and the position requires a responsible person who can handle multiple tasks in a small-firm environment with minimal supervision. Excellent administrative and organizational abilities, communication skills, as well as the ability to focus clearly on details are required.

Responsibilities include:
• Assisting in the execution of marketing plans and providing author support;
• Supporting course adoption activities, including processing exam copy requests and carrying out textbook adoptions follow ups;
• Executing email marketing campaigns and contributing to social media initiatives;
• Providing support for online promotions and their integration with print promotions;
• Compiling marketing results data and usage statistics for analysis;
• Conducting conference research and assisting in preparing and sending requisite materials;
• Updating marketing materials, such as postcards, flyers, and catalogs when necessary;
• Handling inquiries received in the NY office from authors/customers/bookstores;
• Helping in any other aspects of marketing as needed.

As an independent press, this position will offer a great opportunity to learn many facets of the publishing process while putting you at the forefront of the latest marketing strategies in the scholarly publishing space.

• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience;
• An interest in scholarly publishing is valuable and a background in social sciences or the humanities a plus.
• Excellent communication skills and a good command of English grammar and spelling as well as proficiency in Word processing applications and Excel are vital.
• Knowledge of Constant Contact and Social Media interfaces as well as basic desktop publishing skills, such as familiarity with InDesign, are also important for the job.

How to apply:
Qualified candidates only. Please send resume and cover letter to Alina Zihharev: No phone calls please.
About Our  
Founded in 1994, Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of distinguished scholarly books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Its program, which includes close to 40 journals and over 120 new titles a year, spans Anthropology & Archaeology, Migration & Refugee Studies, History, and Film Studies.

A peer-review press, Berghahn is committed to the highest academic standards and seeks to enable innovative contributions to the scholarship in its fields of specialty. With offices in New York and Oxford, Berghahn maintains close links to the academic communities of Europe, North America, and all other parts of the world, pursuing a mission to advance quality research across national and disciplinary boundaries.
Alina Zihharev
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