Job opening detail :
Marketing and Publicity Coordinator
posted: Jan. 13, 2021
Offered by:
Shambhala Publications
Health; Dental
Full Time
Boulder, CO
This position is a great learning and growth opportunity for someone who is creative, proactive, and passionate about books, especially in the subjects of Buddhism, creative living, and personal growth. The Marketing and Publicity Coordinator will be responsible for assisting in the marketing and publicity of all titles across the Shambhala, Bala Kids, Snow Lion, and Roost Books imprints. We have a fantastic team and are looking for someone interested in being a collaborative team player, with the ability to stay nimble and quickly respond to marketing and publicity needs. This is a full-time position with standard benefits and health care. Preference is for Front-Range applicants in Colorado, with the possibility for this to be a remote position.


-Report to Senior Marketing Manager
-Assist with creating and executing tailored marketing and publicity campaigns for each book, based on audience, genre, and in-house prioritization
-Assist with the design and/or production of promotional materials
-Research, maintain, and organize department outreach databases and lists
-Assist with deploying the Shambhala email program
-Support the execution of organic and paid campaigns with a particular focus on Facebook & Instagram, liaising with marketing and publicity colleagues
-Manage and execute departmental administrative duties as needed
-Assist with drafting sales, publicity, and marketing copy and materials
-Curate and manage website content and metadata


-Basic understanding of marketing landscape and strategy
-Copywriting experience in social media, media, or editorial capacity
-Solid understanding of social media and media platforms and influencer outreach, including an eye for aesthetic and branding
-Working (or deeper) knowledge of Buddhism preferred
-Interest in working on books from of our primary publishing areas, including Buddhism, meditation and mindfulness, yoga, health and wellness, and creativity

Skills and Abilities:

-Highly organized
-Detail- and deadline-oriented
-Eager to learn new skills
-Ability to think creatively and tailor book marketing and publicity campaigns
-Project management
-Excellent verbal and written communication skills, including copywriting
-Basic photo editing skills
-Ability and desire to be a team player
-Ability to use video communication software like Microsoft Teams, Zoom, and others


-Preferred education: BA in Communications, English, Marketing, or PR (or equivalent experience)
-1+ years of experience in marketing or publicity
-Some graphic design experience preferred
-Salary range is 35k–40k annually

This position will be based in Boulder, CO, and local applicants or applicants willing to relocate will be given preference. However, remote candidates are eligible and welcome to apply. Shambhala Publications is an equal opportunity employer that values a diverse and equitable publishing program and workforce.

Apply at Applications will be accepted until February 5.
About Our  
Shambhala Publications is dedicated to creating books, audio, products, and immersive courses aimed at improving lives—in ways big and small—in the hope of contributing to the development of a thoughtful, kindhearted, and contemplative society. We publish numerous titles on meditation and a wide range of spiritual traditions. We also publish books on health, wellness, yoga, day-to-day happiness, psychology, emotional well-being, and mindfulness.
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