Category Archives: publishing job

Job at Chronicle, Pub of Grumpy Cat, Game of Thrones #nowhiring

Chronicle Books seeks an experienced acquisitions Editor to join our Entertainment group. From Grumpy Cat to The Game of Thrones, the Entertainment Group acquires and makes the best humor and pop culture books in publishing today. Our titles are contagious, funny, true—and commercial (6 NYT bestsellers last year alone). We need a quick-thinking, pop-culture loving, smart cookie editor who has many ideas, strong publishing relationships, and a clear vision for what makes a book irresistible. This editor would be responsible for acquiring and editing approximately 16-18 titles a year.
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Job at Penguin Young Readers #nowhiring

Penguin Young Readers Group is seeking a Marketing Manager, reporting to the Director of Marketing for Young Adult and Middle Grade. This is an exciting opportunity to join an innovative and collaborative team to strategize and execute integrated marketing campaigns across a variety of Young Adult and Middle Grade titles.
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Job at Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) #nowhiring

The Independent Book Publishers Association (IBPA) seeks a Vendor Relations Manager responsible for managing the day-to-day relationships with the association’s national vendor accounts with the goal of optimizing advertising and sponsorship sales.
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Publishing Job at United Methodist Publishing #nowhiring

United Methodist Publishing House
The Sales Manager – Inside Sales & Customer Service is responsible for selling Abingdon Press products via outbound phone and/or e-mail campaigns to Trade customers and managing the Abingdon Press customer service team. The incumbent works cross functionally with UMPH departments to effectively and efficiently implement all customer service processes and relationships for Trade sales, working especially with the Director of Trade Sales for Abingdon Press. The incumbent is responsible for overseeing all timely and accurate communication to meet the expectations of each customer. The incumbent provides liaison support for Abingdon Press Trade Sales with distribution and accounting communication regarding sales operations and logistics needs on a regular basis. The incumbent also manages the Trade Customer Service team. Additionally, the incumbent develops and implements a strategy to increase sales through CBA (independent Christian bookstores), academic, and international customers via inbound and outbound sales calls.
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Publishing Job at Sterling #nowhiring

Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, is seeking an Editor to work within its Hearst Editorial department. We are seeking a creative, innovative, and passionate, yet responsible risk taker who is looking to make an impact within the department as well as the organization. We require excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment.
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Job at U of IL Press

The University of Illinois seeks candidates for the position of Director, University of Illinois Press. Nearing its 100th year of scholarly publishing, the University of Illinois Press enjoys a reputation as one of the top university presses in the country, producing the very best scholarly research and reflection by writers from all over the world. The Illinois Press publishes about 100 new books per year as well as over 30 periodicals, and increasingly publishes in an electronic format. Particular strengths include American history, African American studies, women’s studies, music, film studies, communications, Lincoln studies, Chicago studies, and sport history.

Although located on the Urbana campus, the University Press is a university-wide unit in the three-campus system with the director reporting to the Vice President for Academic Affairs. It has a staff of nearly 40 and an operating budget of over $4 million. The director is responsible for providing leadership in all aspects of planning, budgeting, staffing, and program management and development. In consultation with the Press Board the director develops and coordinates the publishing program and decides which books and journals are published and how they are marketed and sold.
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