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CBS Corporation Marketing Assistant, Tiller Press in New York, New York

Marketing Assistant, Tiller Press

REF#: 34311

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Simon & Schuster seeks a Marketing Assistant to work on Tiller Press, a new trend driven imprint focused on publishing timely, culturally relevant books. The list will include books on wellness, self-expression, empathy, food and cooking, diet, parenting, home, workplace, play, creativity, travel, fan culture and civic engagement. The Marketing Assistant will report to the Marketing Manager and will provide administrative and creative support overseeing the publication of all titles. As a crucial link between Tiller Press and other marketing departments within the company, the Marketing Assistant will:

  • Assist in the development of marketing plans and preparation of selling materials to present at monthly and seasonal sales meetings

  • Ensure Edelweiss and NetGalley catalogs are up-to-date

  • Assist Publicist in the management of Tiller Press NetGalley account

  • Coordinate e-mail marketing and promotional efforts with the Simon & Schuster digital marketing group

  • Develop additional content for consumer marketing efforts including author videos, slide shows, reading group guides, listicles, Q&A’s, and original essays for placement on blogs and web sites

  • Conduct marketing outreach efforts to niche websites and blogs

  • Maintain schedules for departmental programs and initiatives

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience in book publishing highly preferred

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

  • Organized, detail-oriented and collaborative

  • A deep understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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