Mascot Books

Marketing Manager

Mascot Books is a full-service hybrid publishing company dedicated to helping bring their work to life. With comprehensive in-house book production, distribution, and marketing services, our authors have the support of experienced publishing professionals. We're currently looking for a marketing manager who will quickly become an integral part of our team.

Responsibilities

- Work collaboratively with authors to develop and execute book marketing plans for titles across all genres
- Draft pitches, wire-ready press releases, and electronic press kits for media outreach
- Write website and social media copy for author platforms and upcoming new releases
- Interface directly with authors and provide regular updates on marketing engagements
- Assist with corporate content marketing, including executing marketing outreach on behalf of company; generating original, industry-based blog and social media content; and utilizing quarterly newsletter and catalog of select titles to increase awareness of company
- Research and maintain a database of media, events, and review outlets for team use
- Complete outreach on behalf of authors in support of the release of their books
- Strategize with full internal marketing team and other departments on corporate marketing initiatives and pitches

Requirements

- Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, English, or related field required
- Excellent copywriting and editing skills
- 2-5 years of client management/relations experience preferred
- Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and excellent time management
- Clear, confident, and professional communication via phone and email
- Ability to learn quickly and work both independently and collaboratively
- Creative idea-generation and problem-solving abilities
- Familiarity and activity on social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn
- Proficiency with Excel, Word, Microsoft Office Suite, and online cloud tools (Google Drive, Dropbox, etc.)
- Trade publishing experience is a plus, but not required


Due to COVID-19, the Mascot Books office is currently remote. However, this is traditionally a full time, in-office position. Candidates must live in the DMV and have reliable transportation (no Metro access). If interested, please submit a resume, cover letter, and 1-2 writing samples to jobs@mascotbooks.com.

 

Contact Information

Kristin Perry, VP, Operations
Marketing
620 Herndon Parkway 320
320
Herndon
VA
20170
Contact Phone: 
(757) 897-0398
Contact e-mail: