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CBS Corporation Director of Marketing, Scribner in New York, New York

REF#: 35659

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, 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.

DESCRIPTION:

Scribner is currently seeking a Director of Marketing, reporting in to Brian Belfiglio, head of marketing and publicity. Our team is a dynamic, diverse, creative group committed to our authors and to publishing their books for maximum impact. Scribner publishes a range of bestselling and award-winning fiction and non-fiction from authors including: Jesmyn Ward (two time winner of the National Book Award); Pulitzer Prize winners Anthony Doerr (All The Light We Cannot See) and Siddhartha Mukherjee (Emperor of all Maladies); The Washington Post’s The Mueller Report; Angela Duckworth (Grit); Kiese Layman (Heavy); Mary Beth Keane (Ask Again, Yes); Andrew Solomon, Colm Toibin, SC Gwynne, The Joy of Cooking and Stephen King.

We are looking for someone with 6-8 years’ experience in book marketing who has a proven record of creating successful traditional and innovative campaigns for both fiction and non-fiction titles in hard cover, ebook and paperback formulas and who can be a strong leader of our marketing team. This role will report in to the head of marketing and publicity.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Responsibilities & Strengths

  • A creative and collaborative team player who can work with publicity and editorial to build campaigns from pre-publication, on-sale, through post-publication for approximately 70 titles a year

  • Strong leadership and management skills

  • Ability to create cohesive year-long campaigns for our branded authors from hardcover pre-publication to paperback publication

  • Ability to create third party partnerships to expand a title’s marketing and sales opportunities

  • Ability to work across divisions and with corporate marketing to maximize opportunities for our books

  • Strong relationships with Goodreads, Shelf Awareness and key booksellers.

  • In coordination with the head of marketing and publicity, oversee and support marketing team members

  • Strong knowledge of social media marketing opportunities

  • Comfortable presenting in meetings

  • Excellent writing skills

  • Strong project management, communication, budget management, organizational skills, and a keen sense of humor are all necessary

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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