Position Description
Press Indiana University Press
Marketing and Sales
Scholarly Marketing and Publicity Manager


Manages and structures all facets of marketing for IU Press scholarly books. Develops and identifies the marketing and publicity opportunities for each scholarly book that includes advertising, email campaigns, mailings, conference selection. Creates press kits and manage relationships with media for scholarly books. Manages and tracks scholarly marketing budgets according to plan. Participates in editorial and transmittal meetings. Participates in the direction and creation of cover design with management, editorial and production. Oversees the advertising programs, advert designs and budgets for assigned titles. Attends scholarly and other conferences as assigned. Prepares for and travels for publicity calls. Writes catalog and jacket copy. Provides direction and guidance on day-to-day work of the Publicity Coordinator.


REQUIRED: Bachelor’s degree in marketing, journalism, communications, or related field and three years of publishing, publicity, or marketing experience.

Combinations of related education and experience may be considered.

Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Office, especially Excel. Strong writing and editing skills. Strong sales analysis skills. Must be analytical and detail-oriented. Strong and imaginative communication skills both verbally and in writing. Ability to work under multiple deadlines and be able to establish clear priorities.


This position requires intense concentration for extended periods within a busy office environment and involves constant use of computers and detailed reading. May require stooping, bending, and/or lifting boxes up to 40 lbs. Some travel required.


To Apply:  Submit your resume and cover letter on job posting 04442P at jobs.iu.edu