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Job at Poets & Writers Magazine

Poets & Writers magazine is looking for an online editor. Here’s a brief description:
Online Editorial Assistant The online editorial assistant is an integral part of the team responsible for developing and maintaining Poets & Writers’ website (pw.org), which attracts over a million unique visitors per year and is the creative writer’s primary online source for information and advice. Responsibilities include maintaining a variety of databases, producing select web content, participating in the development of new online resources, and conducting related research. The position offers a fastidious, knowledgeable, and web-savvy person an opportunity to contribute to the ongoing development of Poets & Writers’ fast-growing online service to creative writers. The online editorial assistant reports to the associate web editor. This is a fulltime position in our New York City office; it includes excellent benefits and potential for growth.
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Job at Chronicle Books #authorlife #author #editing

Chronicle Books seeks an Account Manager to join our Domestic Sales team. Successful candidates are highly motivated self-starters with resilient entrepreneurial spirits and proven sales experience. A proven track record of strategically growing business in established accounts as well as seeking new business opportunities is essential. Excellent analytical, communication and presentation skills are a must!
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Job at HarperCollins #author #authorlife #editing

HarperCollins needs a Sales Support Associate to provide support to the Children’s Sales Division, specifically focusing on assisting the Barnes and Noble National Accounts rep as well as working with the field sales team and the Independent channel.
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Job at Midwest Library #authorlife #author #editing

Midwest Library Service, a major academic and public library bookseller, seeks a self-motivated Sales Representative for an established territory. The successful candidate has current library sales experience, lives in or will relocate to Denver, CO, has excellent computer skills, expertise with Microsoft Office and CRM. The position requires extensive travel within the territory.
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Job at American Academy of Arts and Science #authors #editing #authorlife

The American Academy of Arts & Sciences, headquartered in Cambridge, MA, needs a Senior Editorial Assistant in the Office of Publications.
The Academy produces two quarterly publications: Daedalus, the Journal of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences, and the Bulletin, as well as books, research papers, and monographs.
We would like to fill this position no later than May 15, 2015.
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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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Publishing Job at Living Well #nowhiring

Laissez Faire’s Living Well is seeking a Health Division Publisher – someone who is a marketer, writer and experienced direct response professional in the publishing business to become the head of a health group and grow a new business. The ideal candidate will be an IDEAS driven marketer and possess skills necessary to lead a team and push marketing and editorial ideas into the marketplace in a direct response environment.
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Job at Globe Pequot, Division of Rowman & Littlefield

Globe Pequot, located in Guilford, Connecticut, a trade division of Rowman & Littlefield is seeking a Marketing and Publicity Assistant for providing support to the marketing and publicity department functions for general trade and category publishing program in support of budgeted revenue objectives. Execute title and category marketing plans that drive multi-channel sales and increase brand exposure/awareness, in consultation with Marketing Director and in collaboration with Sales, PR, and the Marketing team.
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Job at Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB) seeks a talented Senior Vice President who can develop and implement high-level communications and public awareness strategies and marketing and public policy initiatives. Experience with digital media is a strong plus. S/he will oversee the creation of all written collateral, including speeches, op-eds, and marketing materials.
Additionally, s/he will be responsible for identifying “strategic placement opportunities” for CPB to showcase its expertise and to influence ongoing dialogue around issues that are most important to CPB in local, national, and global communities. Ideal candidates will have worked with key government leaders in the legislative and executive branches.


Ten to fifteen years’ experience in a high-level leadership position in a related field.
Significant experience developing and communicating strategies for achieving business objectives, planning, organizing, and managing multiple priorities; developing and managing projects and budgets; and applying resources strategically to achieve significant, measureable impact.
Demonstrated staff management experience with strong leadership skills reflecting the ability to hire, motivate, develop, and lead others, resolve conflicts, and ensure the achievement of results through effective change processes, continuous improvement, and performance management.
Excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as advanced advocacy capabilities, including speechwriting, making effective presentations, and negotiation.
Intellectual curiosity and demonstrated “idea to action” experience.
A high level of confidence, integrity, political savvy, decisiveness, and a professional executive presence for interacting with key leadership, decision-makers, and stakeholders.
A demonstrated ability to establish credibility, to influence others, to navigate disagreement and achieve consensus, to forge ambitious goals, and inspire others to work together to achieve them.
Excellent interpersonal skills for building and fostering key internal and external business relationships, as well as the ability to lead and perform effectively in a team-oriented environment in which collegial relationships are as important as lines of authority.
The ability to be results-oriented while balancing varying and sometimes contradictory business factors is critical, as well as the ability to demonstrate good judgment and critical thinking at both the strategic and functional levels.
Excellent computer skills (proficient In MS Office).
Must be able to travel.

Job at Other Press

Other Press seeks an Associate Publicist or Publicist with a track record of delivering successful PR campaigns to join our ambitious and growing team. Responsibilities include: planning and executing publicity campaigns for fiction and nonfiction titles; pitching and securing top national and local media, including print, television, online and radio; writing press materials, researching media contacts, updating media lists; and coordinating multi-city book tours and appearances. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing, communication, organizational and social media skills, attention to detail, and ability to juggle a multitude of tasks. Candidate should be detail oriented and highly motivated, with a deep knowledge of highly trafficked blogs, and new media platforms. Minimum of 1-2 years related experience required at Associate Publicist level; minimum of 2 years related experience at Publicist level. High priority will be given to candidates with strong interest and/or experience publicizing literary fiction. Bachelor’s degree required.
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Job at Parragon

Parragon International, a leading global publisher of illustrated nonfiction books and creator of gifts, games and toys, is looking for a highly organized Administrative Assistant to proactively support the Senior Sales Manager for Latin America.
We’re looking for a dynamic highly motivated team player, who wants to both learn about and assist in representing Parragon in the burgeoning Latin American Book and Consumer Products market.
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