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Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Massachusetts Institute of Technology Harvard Square, MA
  • Posted: July 24, 2019
  • Full-Time

Marketing and Publicity Assistant
+ Job Number:
17739
+ Functional Area:
Publishing
+ Department:
MIT Press
+ School Area:
Libraries, MIT Press, Tech Review
+ Employment Type:
Full-Time
+ Employment Category:
Non-Exempt
+ Visa Sponsorship Available:
No
+ Schedule:
35 hrs/wk., M-F, 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M.


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Working at MIT offers opportunities, an environment, a culture - and benefits - that just aren't found together anywhere else. If you're curious, motivated, want to be part of a unique community, and help shape the future - then take a look at this opportunity.
MARKETING AND PUBLICITY ASSISTANT, MIT Press, to support the marketing and publicity departments. Will execute marketing and administrative tasks to promote books and journals. Responsibilities include organizing and maintaining files and materials; assisting with execution of email, social, web, and print marketing campaigns; managing contact and inquiry mailboxes; contributing to social media posting, blog post writing, and marketing email creation; gathering reports to track the performance of marketing campaigns; supporting direct and email marketing list pulls, uploads, and list management; coordinating and executing marketing and publicity-related printing and mailing; assisting with proofreading, price checking, and permissions as needed; organizing and submitting marketing invoices for payment; documenting processes to increase team productivity; submitting authors to seasonal awards lists; helping gather research on top publicity and advertising channels for individual book promotions; helping create and design presentations for internal meetings and conference sessions; coordinating the seasonal creation of advanced reading copies of books for use by the publicity department; coordinating and submitting information to Publishers Weekly and The Bookseller for their regular round-ups; assisting individual publicists on research projects and campaigns where appropriate.

Job Requirements
REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent; at least three years' administrative, office, or related experience; and strong writing and editing skills. Seek a motivated team player who enjoys working cross-functionally with global and virtual teams. PREFERRED: Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, or a related field; experience with marketing tools and Adobe Creative Cloud Suite; familiarity with Office 365; strong organizational, verbal and written communication, and presentation skills; attention to detail; andability to handle diverse projects and meet tight deadlines. Job #17739-5 7/19/19

MIT is an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, disability, age, genetic information, veteran status, ancestry, or national or ethnic origin.

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