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Global Marketing Executive

Boydell & Brewer, Inc. University of Rochester Press

The academic and trade publisher, Boydell & Brewer, in association with the University of Rochester Press, is seeking a motivated, proactive marketing executive to join our busy department based in our Rochester, NY, office.

Duties will include marketing our acclaimed titles on African Studies, Hispanic Studies, and English & American Literature to libraries, individuals and organizations in North America, as well as marketing our museum studies and philosophy titles to a worldwide market. The successful candidate will also produce a range of printed and electronic promotional material for our global markets, liaising with our marketing team in the UK.

Candidates should be highly organized and have excellent writing skills, the ability to work without supervision, and knowledge of the most common social media platforms, InDesign, and Photoshop. Some understanding of international markets and experience in academic publishing would be an advantage.

We offer a pleasant working environment in a highly-respected international publishing company. Boydell & Brewer is an Employee Owned Trust celebrating 50 years of independent, high level publishing.

Please send your resume and a cover letter outlining why you think you would be the person we’re seeking to Michael Richards at mrichards@boydell.co.uk before August 17th. For a full job description, please click here.

Editorial Internship

Boydell & Brewer, Inc.
Camden House/University of Rochester Press


Support the University of Rochester Press and Camden House Editorial Directors and the University of Rochester Press Managing Editor by performing administrative and light editorial tasks.

Qualifications
  • Strong organizational skills, computer skills, a sharp eye for detail, and excellent proofreading skills necessary
  • Must have demonstrated expertise in English grammar and usage, and an excellent eye for detail and accuracy
  • Maturity and good organization, interpersonal, and written and oral communication skills are essential
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and work to deadlines
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Familiarity with databases and data entry a plus
Responsibilities
  • Communicate regularly with URP and Camden House editorial directors; assist with administrative tasks related to editorial activities and objectives
  • Communicate with academic authors and editors about matters related to their books or series
  • Maintain physical and electronic author and production files
  • Maintain physical data for proposed and contracted books and authors in Dataflex
  • Assist with compiling and distributing new book proposals to editorial board members; coordinate board member votes and responses to proposals; help with planning of editorial board meetings
  • Take minutes at URP editorial board meetings
  • Send manuscripts to peer reviewers, arrange payment for reader reports
  • Mail and track author publishing contracts
  • Occasionally mail copyedited manuscripts to contributors
  • Conduct occasional library and web research, etc.
  • Send occasional rejection form letters
  • Maintain publicity blurbs and author bios in database
  • Occasional light copyediting, proofreading, photocopying
  • Mail/distribute presentation copies as books publish
  • Assist other editorial or production staff in administrative tasks when needed.
  • Approximately 20 hours per week, regular schedule
This internship is unpaid, but can be arranged for course credit as long as the student is sponsored by an approved faculty member

Interested candidates should email a resume and thoughtful cover letter explaining why they feel they are qualified, and how this internship will help them in future career goals, to Julia Cook at cook@boydellusa.net.