Posting Summary: Teachers College Press is seeking a Marketing & Sales Director to join our team. This position manages marketing, sales and promotional activities for the publishing program, including strategic planning, industry conferences, creating promotional materials, copywriting, publicity, social media, cover design, website management, direct mail and budgeting.
Specific responsibilities include: *Overseeing marketing activities worldwide for the frontlist publishing program and key backlist titles. *Managing industry conference planning, logistics and budgets. *Enhancing and expanding our digital marketing footprint. *Analyzing promotions to develop best practices and streamlining processes. *Supervising customer service. *Partner with cross-functional teams to maximize sales opportunities.
The appropriate candidate will have 7-10 years of book publishing experience in the academic or higher education space. Excellent verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated experience in all areas of book marketing are a necessity. This position is located in our New York City office.
Job Summary/Basic Function: The Marketing and Sales Director manages and oversees marketing and sales activities for the publishing program, including strategic planning, participation in industry conferences, creating promotional materials, copywriting, publicity, social media, cover design, managing website, direct mail and budgeting. This role is part of the Management Team for the Press.
Minimum Qualifications: 7-10 years of book publishing experience in the academic or higher education space. Demonstrated experience with all areas of book marketing. Excellent verbal and written communication skills. Creative thinker who takes initiative and follows through. Willingness to learn new systems, take a leadership role, as is a team player. Completed Bachelor’s Degree or higher.
$99,200 - $124,000
Competitive Compensation and Benefits
The salary range reflects the College’s good faith and reasonable estimate of the compensation for the position at the time of the job posting. Salary decisions are dependent on several factors including but not limited to market and organizational considerations, experience, and qualifications of a selected candidate as well as internal and external equity.
Our benefits contribute significantly to the total compensation package that includes medical, dental, vision, and supplemental insurance plans; flexible and hybrid work schedules; tuition remission; life insurance; short and long-term disability insurance; an exceptional employer retirement matching program; health savings accounts (HSA), flexible spending accounts (FSA), Public Service Loan Forgiveness eligibility, and a robust Employee Assistance Program (EAP).
If you would like to request any disability related accommodations to complete the job application or to participate in the interview process, please email:[email protected]columbia.edu.
Teachers College maintains a hybrid work environment, which provides employees with flexible work arrangements, while ensuring we preserve the important aspects of our unique in-person college-campus culture. Depending on role and business needs, colleagues will either work onsite or in a hybrid model (combination of in-office and virtual days). Employees are expected to live within a 150-mile radius of the College.
We will consider qualified candidates that reside beyond this radius based on the responsibilities and duties expected of the position. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.
Teachers College, Columbia University, is the oldest and largest graduate school of education in the United States, and also perennially ranked among the nation's best. Its name notwithstanding, the College is committed to a vision of education writ large, encompassing our four core areas of expertise: health, education, leadership and psychology.