Macmillan Marketing Assistant, MCPG in New York, New York
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group seeks a Marketing Assistant to join our Marketing Team and play an important role in helping execute creative and successful marketing campaigns. The candidate will provide administrative and project-based support to the team while working on a selection of titles, including picture books, middle grade, young adult, and graphic novels across all imprints of MCPG. The Marketing Assistant will report to the Senior Marketing Manager.
Collaborate with the larger marketing team and provide support for major campaigns, including writing newsletter and social media copy, brainstorming campaign beatpoints, and scheduling and attending meetings with authors and agents
Assist Senior Manager in managing MacKids brand social and newsletter strategy and programs
Help coordinate the creation and routing of marketing materials including designed graphics, animated assets, and promotional items
Manage weekly, monthly, and seasonal meetings, including scheduling, document / powerpoint creation, reporting, and note-taking
Assist the Brand & Content Marketing Team with day-to-day tasks and fulfill administrative duties including expense reports, mailings, and sweepstakes fulfillment
Required Skills / Knowledge:
Creative copy writing abilities
Excellent communication skills
Comfortable presenting and participating in meetings including with authors and agents
Detailed-oriented, well-organized, and able to manage multiple priorities and balance routine tasks along with long-term projects
Thrives balancing multiple deadlines
Team player with a positive, enthusiastic attitude
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
Some knowledge of HTML and familiarity with WordPress
Experience and/or keen interest in children’s book publishing is preferred
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.
U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.
Macmillan Publishers is a part of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media group of companies headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively seeking job applicants who reflect a broad representation of differences, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective. We believe that the best companies reflect the incredible diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring across departments and levels. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC.