Freelance Marketing Manager, Scribner

Ref#: 28162
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

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.

Scribner seeks a Freelance Marketing Manager (for approximately four months) to develop and execute title-by-title marketing campaigns across the imprint

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

Working closely with multiple departments to communicate new initiatives and manage projects

Helping execute effective bookseller outreach and online campaigns that increase sales.

Maintaining and updating Scribner Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter accounts

Coordinating Goodreads Giveaways and promotions

Overseeing in-house studio’s filming, editing, and tracking of author videos

Coordinating account mailings – galleys and finished books

Coordinating academic and library outreach with the Ed/Library group

Designing sell-sheets for the sales reps

Updating metadata for internal use and eRetailers


 A minimum of 3 years of experience in online creative marketing with demonstrated success in content creation 

  Excellent project management and communications skills. 

 Experience in designing for the web, with computer skills including Adobe Flash, Adobe Photoshop, HTML and CSS, PowerPoint, and video editing experience preferred.

 Interest in book publishing and familiarity with Retailers and eBook landscapes is a plus     

  Creative thinker with grassroots online marketing experience.

  Very knowledgeable about social media, mobile, and cutting edge web technologies.      

 Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills.

  Proactive, driven, and marketing savvy.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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