Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks a Marketing & Publicity Associate. This position requires an individual to work some full days per week in our warehouse, which is located in the Open Book literary center in downtown Minneapolis. Applications for individuals seeking to work remotely will not be accepted. For more information about Milkweed Editions, visit milkweed.org/our-story.
This person will work closely with the Marketing Director, Sales & Operations Manager and Publicist to assist in a range of tasks related to marketing and publicity data management, as well as research to support marketing and publicity campaigns. This individual will also assist with mailings in the warehouse, as well as with direct sales fulfillment. Specific responsibilities include but are not limited to managing data in Salesforce, updating and adding content to milkweed.org, copyediting marketing and publicity documents and content, and assisting in management for promotional projects.
Ideal candidates have an interest in how data management supports a publishing program, as well as a keen attention for detail, and a passion for research. They are highly organized individuals with strong writing skills, as well as the ability to balance and manage multiple projects at once. Candidates should be highly communicative and not afraid to ask questions.
This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience. Because warehouse work is required of this position, individuals must be able to lift at least forty pounds and have reliable transportation into our offices in the Open Book literary center in downtown Minneapolis. Please note that Milkweed complies with all COVID-19 prevention requirements and recommendations issued by the state of Minnesota to keep our staff safe and do our part to prevent the spread of the virus.
Please submit a resume, two references, and a cover letter addressed to Joanna (Yanna) R. Demkiewicz in one combined PDF via Submittable by Friday, December 4. Your cover letter should express your interest in this position and how it aligns with your professional and personal goals, as well as an example of a data campaign you've managed. Please keep your letter to one or two pages maximum, and please include desired salary range. No e-mails or phone calls, please.
It is the policy of Milkweed Editions to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class recognized by applicable laws.