Marketing Assistant, MCPG
Macmillan Job Board
 New York, NY

Requisition Number: MARKE01416

Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group (MCPG) is seeking a Marketing Assistant to join our dynamic team and play an important role in helping execute creative and successful advertising campaigns. The candidate will provide administrative and project-based support to the team while working on a selection of titles, including picture books, middle grade, young adult and graphic novels across all imprints of MCPG. The Marketing Assistant will report to the Associate Director of Marketing.

What you will do:

Provide administrative and creative support to the department

Maintain organization of department, including data entry, invoicing, filing, mailings, ad reservations and more

Manage weekly and monthly meetings, including scheduling, document creation, reporting, and note-taking

Assist with the creation of consumer, trade, and institutional advertisements, including gathering art, writing copy, trafficking passes, and proofreading

Document and store all stages of each project maintaining detailed excel grids

Assist with the execution and optimization of self-service advertising campaigns

Help analyze advertising data to gain in-depth insight to campaign performance

Assist with social media and newsletter marketing initiatives as needed

Help brainstorm new ways to reach consumers, booksellers, librarians, and educators

Present campaign plans to publishers and sales force when necessary

Proofread copy for accuracy and adherence to grammatical guidelines, as well as proofing metadata

What you will bring:

Creative copy writing abilities

Excellent communication skills

Ability to network with advertising reps

Comfortable presenting and participating in meetings

Capable of analyzing and discussing data

Detailed-oriented, well-organized and able to manage multiple priorities and balance routine tasks along with long-term projects

Interested in learning more about digital marketing

Team player with a positive, enthusiastic attitude

Experience/Education Needed:

Experience and/or keen interest in children’s book publishing is preferred

PC skills, especially Excel a must. MAC skills a plus

Design experience, specifically Adobe Design Suite a plus

Ideal candidate should have publishing, advertising, or marketing industry experience which may include internships

Bachelor’s degree required (English, Advertising, Marketing, or Publishing Program preferred)

Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively seeking job applicants who reflect a broad representation of differences, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective. We believe that the best companies reflect the incredible diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring across departments and levels. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC.