Job opening detail :
Executive Marketing Director, Little, Brown
posted: Sept. 10, 2021
Offered by:
Hachette Book Group
Full Time
New York, NY
Little, Brown seeks an innovative, experienced Executive Marketing Director to develop, lead, and oversee all aspects of marketing strategy for 20-25 major titles per year; create and oversee backlist marketing initiatives; interface with HBG sales team on both frontlist and backlist promotions; actively participate in the acquisitions process; and oversee 4 staff members.


Develop and oversee title-by-title marketing campaigns and advertising plans for 20-25 major titles each year, managing budgets for each campaign
Develop programs for direct-to-consumer outreach in concert with the central marketing team
Supervise, mentor, and grow a team of 4 marketers
Formulate and execute best practices for metadata for both front and backlist titles, developing a strategic plan for ongoing marketing of Little, Brown’s backlist
Oversee creation of in-house materials, fact sheets, presentations, and seasonal catalogs, interacting with sales on all promotions
Communicate directly with authors and agents to maximize campaign effectiveness including increasing social media platforms and working collaboratively to build author brand
Lead internal meetings, as well as meetings with authors, agents, and sales
Incorporate and analyze data to refine advertising, promotion and social media strategies while keeping up-to-date on new platforms and marketing methods
Pitch organizations, social media influencers, and partners for cross-promotional opportunities


Minimum of 6-8 years of progressive marketing management experience with demonstrated leadership and supervisory skills.
Strong creative vision and brand building experience
Proven ability to create strong integrated campaigns, including traditional as well as paid social, programmatic and search advertising strategies
Analytical skillsets to optimize campaigns for ROI and develop audience insights and targeting strategies that reach existing fans while always looking to expand the audience
Knowledge of metadata best practices and ability to optimally position books on retailer sites and in search
Ability to conceive unique marketing positions and successfully execute consumer-facing campaigns. Examples required.
Results-oriented, motivated, resourceful & able to work independently.

As a leading book publisher, we believe that including and representing diverse voices in all aspects of our business is fundamental to what we do. Our publishing programs must reflect the broad range of backgrounds, experiences, political views and ideas that shape our society and publish books for all readers.

Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Salary will vary based on a number of factors including skills, and experience — talk with your recruiter to learn more. Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, 401(k), and more.
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