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Publishing Events is sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the leading trade association for the U.S. book and journal publishing industry.

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Title: Marketing Specialist - Children's Books
Description: Sourcebooks is a fast-growing entrepreneurial company seeking impact players and difference makers. We create books that transcend categories and defy odds, and have been honored with hundreds of national bestsellers and awards. We are home to enthusiastic book-loving employees who are dedicated to connecting books to readers in new and innovative ways. Story by story, book by book, we have touched over 100 million lives. Join us as we change 100 million more.  We are currently seeking a Marketing Specialist - Children's Books.

Come join our book-lovin’ family! It’s a job that makes you feel so LITerary you won’t be able to find one like us in Chicago!


*Generate and coordinate creative marketing campaigns on assigned titles
*Personally build relationships with major influencers and media in the genre
fiction community
*Assist in planning, and attend trade shows/conferences as needed
*Create and implement social media campaigns to drive sales and awareness for
Sourcebooks titles
*Create and implement email marketing campaigns to drive sales and awareness of
Sourcebooks titles
*Secure major national media for assigned titles


*Strong writing and communication skills
*Have 3-5 years of experience in marketing, communications, or publicity
*Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects and work flexibly and quickly
*Ability to work independently while contributing to department goals
*Ability to thrive in a fast-paced and deadline-oriented environment
*Working knowledge of social media platforms as leveraged for author promotion
*BA in Communication, Marketing, Journalism or related course of study
*Internship experience in publishing, marketing, or public relations
*Passion for books and digital products!

Our culture is driven by energetic thinkers who possess leadership qualities and the desire for personal growth. If you possess these qualities, come grow with us! Please submit your resume, cover letter, and salary history/requirements.
Location: Naperville, IL
How To Apply For This Job: Click here to apply
Date Posted: 10/1/2018

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