Marketing Assistant for the CU Press | Cornell University

  • Full Time
  • Ithaca

Cornell University

Ithaca, New York, Cornell University embraces diversity and seeks candidates who will contribute to a climate that supports students, faculty and staff of all identities and backgrounds. We strongly encourage individuals from underrepresented and/or marginalized identities to apply. As part of the university’s comprehensive vaccination program , all Cornell employees are required to have and provide proof of an FDA-or WHO-authorized or approved COVID-19 vaccine or have obtained a university-approved disability/medical or religious exemption, regardless of their role and work location. New hires are required to provide documentation showing full vaccination status (that is, completion of two shots of the Moderna or Pfizer vaccine or one shot of the Janssen/Johnson & Johnson) before their first day of work. If a new hire’s vaccination is not complete or information is not received by their start date, the first day of work will be delayed. It is possible in some cases that an offer of employment may be withdrawn. For additional information on Cornell’s Vaccination Compliance Program click here . Under direct supervision of the Marketing and Sales Director, the Marketing Assistant assists with routine administrative tasks related to the marketing of up to 175 new books and a backlist of more than 3,000 books. This role also aids the Marketing and Sales Director and marketing team with a variety of tasks aimed at increasing the efficiency of the marketing team in general. This role is important to the Press because it provides administrative assistance to a dynamic and effective marketing team ensuring efficiency and productivity at all times. The role is responsible for, but not limited to, the following: working with the Marketing and Sales Director to contact authors with requests for information; inputting data into the Press’s system-wide database; liaising with authors and other CUP staff to create descriptive copy for each book published; metadata creation and database maintenance; online cataloging systems; submitting books for appropriate awards and prizes; general administrative tasks; coordinating with other departments, and helping with the creation of marketing plans for new and backlist books. REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS: Formal training beyond a high school diploma of one to two years, two years of college coursework, or an Associate’s degree, six months to one year of related experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience. Experienced with standard office software and applications. Familiarity with database software (preferably FileMaker Pro). High attention to detail and excellent communication know-how. Be able to balance multiple tasks and meet the asks of many parties. No visa sponsorship is available. No relocation assistance is available. PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS: Associate’s degree with 1-2 years of office experience. Experience in the publishing industry. WORKING CONDITIONS Essential Physical Requirements: Typically lifts 10 to 20 lbs. APPLYING FOR THE POSITION: To be considered for this position you must submit a cover letter and resume, preferably as one document. The cover letter must include one paragraph describing past, present, and/or future aspirations for promoting equity, inclusion, and diversity in your career to convey how you see these adherences continuing at Cornell. 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