University Press Director - Pennsylvania-Pittsburgh - (19005096)
The University of Pittsburgh Press is seeking a creative, dynamic, detail-oriented team player with a passion for publishing for the position of Marketing Coordinator.
The Marketing Coordinator is a multi-faceted position that requires a variety of skill sets including the ability to write and edit compelling copy for our catalogs, website, sales material, advertising, and social media platforms. The successful candidate will also possess basic design skills and experience with Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, InDesign and Adobe Illustrator. They will be familiar with web content management systems such as WordPress and have the ability to learn different databases. The Marketing Coordinator will work closely with the Press Publicist, Marketing Assistant, and Marketing Director, as well as interact with authors, and the editorial, production, and design departments of the Press. The individual will offer substantial input into the effective presentation of information on subject series, award announcements, author events, and details on active books. Additionally, the individual will interface with printing companies and other graphic service providers for the production of marketing materials.
The successful candidate will possess excellent interpersonal, organizational, and communication skills. A Bachelors degree and a minimum of 2 years of related work experience is required. Publishing industry experience is a plus.
Publishing industry experience is a plus. Writing, graphic design, and social media proficiency are required, graphic design samples optional.
Department Details: The University of Pittsburgh Press is a publisher with distinguished lists in a wide range of scholarly and cultural fields. We publish books for general readers, scholars, and students.
Assignment Category: Fulltime-Regular
Job Classification: Staff.Communications.II
Minimum Education Level Required: Baccalaureate
Minimum Experience Level Required: 1-2 years experience
Work Schedule: Monday - Friday, 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Hiring Range: $26,988.00 - $43,212.00
Relocation Offered: No
Visa Sponsorship Provided: No
Background Check: For position finalists, employment with the University will require successful completion of a background check
Optional Documents: Other (review job description for more details)
Internal Number: 19005096
About University of Pittsburgh
Founded in 1787, the same year the U.S. Constitution was signed, the University of Pittsburgh is one of the oldest institutions of higher education in the United States. One of three state-related research universities in Pennsylvania, Pitt is a member of the Association of American Universities (AAU), which comprises 62 preeminent doctorate-granting research institutions in North America.Pitt faculty members have expanded knowledge in the humanities and sciences, earning such prestigious honors as the National Medal of Science, the MacArthur Foundation’s “genius” grant, the Lasker-DeBakey Clinical Medical Research Award, and election to the National Academy of Sciences and the Institute of Medicine. Pitt scientists have defeated polio, unlocked the secrets of DNA, lead the world in organ transplantation, and pioneered TV and heavier-than-air flight, among numerous other accomplishments.Pitt students have earned Rhodes, Goldwater, Marshall, and Truman Scholarships, among other highly competitive national and international scholarships.Alumni have pioneered MRI and TV, won Nobel and Pulitzer Prizes, led corporations and universities, served in government and the military, conquered Hollywood and The New York Times bestsellers list, and won Super Bowls and NBA championships.