Description:

Kensington is seeking a Digital Sales & Marketing Assistant who is detail oriented and excited about books and the online space to support the growing Digital & Communications departments. We are looking for someone who is interested in book publishing, promotion, and has strong communication skills. Our assistant will be involved in the following:

  • Marketing and publicity for select titles and authors
  • Digital asset design
  • Producing various sales and marketing performance reports and communicating with the necessary parties to obtain materials
  • Creating PowerPoint presentations for key titles
  • Executing Goodreads promotions
  • Communicating promotional information with authors and fielding questions as needed
  • Importing all data and files for e-galleys and online catalogs, monitoring to ensure that uploads are successful and all titles populate to the site with the appropriate information, and handling any issues that arise
  • Coordinating and administering book mailings to review outlets and eBook retail partners, including direct communication with representatives of these outlets
  • Coordinating and administering online giveaways, including ordering prizes, communicating with winners, and handling mailings
  • Performing inventory and maintaining a spreadsheet of our current print galley titles/quantities
  • Gifting digital copies of books to online winners and providing digital copies to authors
  • Processing Invoices
  • Placing book orders for front and backlist as required
  • Special projects for marketing, social media, and sales as needed
  • Assisting with anti-piracy efforts

 

Requirements:

  • 1+ years experience in book publishing, marketing, and / or publicity
  • Strong attention to detail and experience communicating with high-level business partners
  • Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office and PhotoShop
  • Strong interest in commercial publishing and knowledge of what is currently trending in the marketplace
  • Ability to prioritize and complete tasks with minimal supervision
  • BA or equivalent work experience
  • Must be a team-player who can work well with others
  • A love of books/eBooks—particularly romance, mysteries and thrillers, and women’s fiction is essential


Please send your resume and cover letter to: Alexandra Nicolajsen