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The MIT Press welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who have significant personal experience or engagement with low-income communities or communities that are underrepresented in scholarly publishing are strongly encouraged to apply.

Open Positions:

Manager, Academic and Library Marketing

 

MANAGER, ACADEMIC AND LIBRARY MARKETING (MILM), MIT Press, to manage day-to-day activities and communicate, market, and build MIT Press’s message and brand among academic and library audiences.  Will be responsible for developing, budgeting, and implementing cross-channel, data-informed marketing and communications strategies for all MIT Press institutional products, journals, books, and other products, with a specific focus on reaching academic partners, faculty, and libraries; conducting robust analysis of customer data and web traffic to optimize discovery and identify new opportunities; producing effective promotions materials and marketing collateral; managing advertising and marketing programs to public and academic libraries; overseeing textbook, exhibits, and journals review marketing programs; supervising the associate manager of textbooks marketing, the exhibits manager, and the global marketing manager. 

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: bachelor’s degree in a related field; at least three years of experience; excellent writing, editing, analytical, organizational, and communication skills; strategic approach to daily activities; ability to work independently and as part of a team and manage an annual budget; deep knowledge of the media and marketplace; demonstrated proficiency with current and emerging social media and digital platforms; experience analyzing digital metrics; experience using Mailchimp, Hubspot or similar marketing automation tools; experience using content management systems such as Drupal; familiarity with social advertising platforms and owned social management tools such as Hootsuite; basic knowledge of HTML and CSS and familiarity with Drupal and Medium; proficiency with all Microsoft applications and Photoshop. PREFERRED: experience with Google Analytics and experience managing a team of two or more. Job #21298-7

Hybrid or remote work arrangements may be considered for this position.

revised 5/23/22

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Promotions Associate

 

PROMOTIONS ASSOCIATE, MIT Press, to coordinate communications and marketing projects at the direction of the advertising and promotions manager.  Will implement advertising, email marketing, website marketing, and promotional campaigns on behalf of MIT Press books, journals, and institutional products; coordinate the exchange advertising program for MIT Press journals; write and edit original ad content and marketing email for internal and external audiences; coordinate materials, deliverables, and responsibilities between graphic designers, vendors, agencies, and internal team(s); communicate appropriate specifications for print and web projects; place ads on digital platforms and media outlets; implement email and direct mail campaigns; research and negotiate mailing lists; track data and metrics, analyze trends and make recommendations based on results; track budget for advertising and promotions, submitting invoices and purchase orders; update title management and marketing planning systems; contribute to departmental reports; participate in marketing meetings; and perform additional duties to support advertising and promotions for all products as requested.

Job Requirements

REQUIRED: high school diploma or its equivalent and three years of experience. PREFERRED: bachelor’s degree in marketing, English, or similar major; working knowledge of website editing through WordPress, Drupal, or other tools; familiarity with e-mail distribution software; experience working with confidential information and/or issues using discretion and judgment; familiarity with Airtable, Adobe Acrobat, FileMaker Pro, HTML, HubSpot, and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook); excellent organizational, proofreading, analytical, and written and oral communication skills; attention to detail; self-motivation; and ability to multitask, adhere to strict budgets and schedules. Job #21275-5

This is a full-time (35 hours/week) hybrid position requiring 25% time in the Cambridge office.

Will implement advertising, email marketing, website marketing, and promotional campaigns on behalf of MIT Press books, journals, and institutional products; coordinate the exchange advertising program for MIT Press journals; write and edit original ad content and marketing email for internal and external audiences; coordinate materials, deliverables, and responsibilities between graphic designers, vendors, agencies, and internal team(s); communicate appropriate specifications for print and web projects; place ads on digital platforms and media outlets; implement email and direct mail campaigns; research and negotiate mailing lists; track data and metrics, analyze trends and make recommendations based on results; track budget for advertising and promotions, submitting invoices and purchase orders; update title management and marketing planning systems; contribute to departmental reports; participate in marketing meetings; and perform additional duties to support advertising and promotions for all products as requested.

revised 5/23/22

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The MIT Press welcomes applicants from diverse backgrounds. Candidates who have significant personal experience or engagement with low-income communities or communities that are underrepresented in scholarly publishing are strongly encouraged to apply.
 

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