Guilford Publications (Guilford Press), founded in 1973, is an independent academic/scholarly press located in midtown Manhattan, NYC, near Penn Station. We publish acclaimed books and periodicals in the areas of psychology, mental health, wellness, education, social sciences, research methods, geography, and other related fields. We offer our employees a collaborative and highly productive work environment, excellent benefits, and opportunities for career development.
We are an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, gender, gender identity, age, sexual orientation, disability, religion, creed, national origin, marital/partnership status, pregnancy, arrest or conviction status, status as a victim of domestic violence, military status, or any other characteristic protected by local, state or federal law.
Guilford Press is looking for an organized and detail-oriented Marketing Assistant to join our team. This position reports to the Senior Copy Manager, and has a busy and detailed role in supporting the marketing department.
- Working with acquisition editors on securing pre-publication endorsements from prominent professionals for use online, on book jackets, and in marketing materials.
- Effectively tracking the rapidly changing status of dozens of endorsement projects.
- Accurately updating our title information database, including making copy changes and entering various information.
- Processing a variety of departmental memos that relate to the endorsement process.
- Other administrative duties, such as completing audits and running reports, as needed.
Qualifications / Requirements
This position functions as a liaison between acquisition editors and authors, requiring excellent communication and follow-up skills. Processing numerous emails and entering a large volume of data in a timely and accurate manner is essential. In addition to the ability to coordinate multiple tasks with accuracy and promptness, being able to meet important deadlines while effectively communicating any issues is vital. As such, our ideal candidate must be extremely detail oriented and have outstanding organizational and communication skills.
A minimum of two years’ relevant experience is ideal, preferably within publishing. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and database programs is required. Conference travel is also required. A college degree is preferred.
This position is based out of New York, NY, and may allow for a hybrid of office-based and remote work. Guilford Publications complies with the New York City Commissioner of Health and Mental Hygiene’s order requiring vaccination in the workplace, and all employees, and those entering our workplace for any extended period of time, must show proof of vaccination.
Salary range for this position is $39,000 to $42,000 annually. Comprehensive benefits are offered.
To Apply / Special Instructions
Guilford is a company full of people who are passionate about the titles we publish. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. Candidates should send their resume with a cover letter to the attention of Andrea Lansing at email@example.com. Please note that resumes received without cover letters will not be considered. A well-written cover letter will ideally address your relevant skills, and how they may apply to the above job requirements. Include the title of the position in the email subject line: “Marketing Assistant."