Job opening detail :
Digital Marketing Manager
posted: Sept. 21, 2021
Offered by:
Red Wheel/Weiser
Health; Dental; 401K; Bonus
Full Time
Newburyport, MA (option to work remotely for the right candidate)
Weiser Books (an imprint of Red Wheel/Weiser) is seeking an experienced, innovative, and enthusiastic marketer to join our team with the primary goals of growing sales, increasing engagement around Weiser content, and expanding the recognition of the Weiser Books publishing mission. We are looking for candidates who have a clear track-record of creating and implementing data-informed marketing campaigns.

Our offices are based in Newburyport, Mass., north of Boston. For the right candidate, a remote work environment is a possibility.

The Weiser Books Marketing Manager will, in coordination with Associate Publisher:

• Plan and execute cohesive and innovative marketing campaigns for new and backlist titles in coordination with authors and the editorial and sales teams
• Work with authors to maximize campaign effectiveness, including helping to grow social media platforms, brainstorming, and pitching potential partnerships
• Set measurable goals for all marketing activities
• Distill ongoing marketing data into clear and actionable insights and reports that inform plans and priorities
• Manage and monitor all Weiser social media accounts, including posting, creating and reporting on ad campaigns, influencer outreach
• Develop repeatable digital marketing campaign strategies for driving pre-orders and building on success of fast-moving titles
• Identify and conduct outreach to potential physical/digital partners (influencers, networks, organizations, events, etc.)
• Create front list and revise backlist metadata for SEO
• Coordinate with VP, Business Development integrating marketing plans with Amazon and Google advertising campaigns
• Proactively participate in all relevant meetings.
• Continually research new marketing tools, platforms, and strategies
• Track all marketing expenses; manage and report on department budget


• Strong knowledge of social media marketing
• Well-versed in performance benchmarks and relevant KPIs
• Strong analytical and critical thinking skills with a passion for and fluency with data and analytics
• Highly organized with a strong attention to detail
• Excellent oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
• Fluent in Excel and other Microsoft Office Suite applications
• Ability to write and edit compelling copy that resonates with intended audiences
• Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills for interacting with both internal stakeholders and external partners.
• Genuine interest and knowledge of book publishing and the mission of Weiser Books
• Minimum 4 years prior related experience in publishing and/or marketing

Preferred Candidates Will Have:

• Experience managing email marketing campaigns
• Working knowledge of basic HTML and Adobe Creative Suite
• Photography and video skills
• Experience working with Asana or other similar project management platforms

• Bachelor's degree and / or equivalent experience and training.
About Our  
Weiser Books has for over 65 years been the premier publisher of books on alternative spirituality and esoteric thought and practice—from tarot to folk magic and astrology to witchcraft. Weiser’s mission is to produce books of quality and merit—written for beginners and advanced students alike that are of genuine potential benefit to their personal and spiritual lives. We prize the integrity, originality, and depth of knowledge of our authors and readers and honor their rich diversity of tradition, race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation. In our commitment to publish “books to live by,” we continually seek out new voices representing fresh perspectives that represent Weiser Book’s core mission.
Red Wheel/Weiser 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. We strongly encourage BIPOC and other self-identifying members of groups underrepresented in publishing to apply.
Peter Turner
Please submit resume, salary requirements, and cover letter detailing your specific interest in this position.
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