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Sales and Marketing Assistant | Stanford University Press

Stanford University Press is seeking an enthusiastic Sales and Marketing assistant with a love of interesting books. This entry-level position is perfect for someone looking to get into publishing and will provide exposure to a wide variety of sales and marketing activities. The position reports to the Sales and Exhibits manager.

Core Duties:

  • Assist in the creation of sales materials for new and forthcoming books
  • Serve as a liaison with bookstores and private customers
  • Work with authors with events and special sales
  • help to organize exhibits for academic conferences across the country
  • Occasional travel to academic conferences or local book festivals.
  • Make marketing flyers using Adobe InDesign
  • Answer phones and email to serve as a resource on general inquiries

Minimum Requirements:

  • A demonstrated interest in publishing and a passion for books.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.
  • Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office and database software and email applications.
  • Ability to follow through and complete assigned tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.