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Employment

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JOBS

Position Title:   MARKETING MANAGER

Department:    Sales and Marketing

Reporting Relationships:  Reports to Director of Sales & Marketing

 

Hours/Rate:   40 hours per week/salaried

FLSA:   Exempt

 

Job Summary:  Under the general direction of the Director of Sales and Marketing, the Marketing Manager will manage all marketing campaigns, special projects, and social media and work collaboratively with the entire Sales and Marketing team. 

 Essential Functions

  • Create and facilitate marketing plans for roughly 35 titles annually, including for our two imprints, Braided River and Skipstone, and for distribution clients.
  • Create innovative marketing campaigns and write creative promotional copy for all marketing materials, including but not limited to press website, social media, ads, catalogs, and other print collateral, as well as author-based social media and websites.
  • Manage Mountaineers Books social media platforms, including content and posting schedules.
  • Collaborate with the sales and marketing team to create awareness and stories across all media and outreach channels including social media.
  • Maintain consumer email lists and ongoing marketing communications direct to consumers via email marketing platform.
  • Analyze the performance of social media channels, Google ad words, Facebook ads, other advertising, and all marketing campaigns.
  • Working closely with our editorial and production teams, create two seasonal catalogs, including writing copy, updating backlist listings, and managing production schedule.
  • Work directly with partners and vendors to create advertisements according to specs while maintaining the marketing budget and reviewing ROI after all ad campaigns.
  • Interface with distribution clients for catalog and other collateral needs.
  • Coordinate with the Mountaineers Program Centers marketing team where appropriate.

 Minimum Requirements

  • Education: BA Marketing, Communications, or related field, or equivalent college courses and experience. Coursework or certificate from accredited book publishing or marketing program a plus.
  • Experience: Minimum three years of marketing or media experience. Publishing experience a plus.
  • Knowledge and Skills: Exceptional organizational, communication, and people skills. Strong writing skills and ability to develop, create, and manage marketing campaigns across social media channels, websites, and print collateral. Aptitude to create and maintain a budget. Clear understanding of current social media trends. Ability to work both autonomously and in a collaborative work environment.
  • Software: Proficiency with Microsoft Office required. Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, particularly InDesign and Photoshop. Familiarity with Acumen and/or database software a plus. Ability and willingness to learn new software programs and workflow processes.
  • Licenses/Special Requirements: Valid driver’s license preferred.

 Working Conditions: Normal office and work-station conditions with ongoing deadlines. Must be able to handle multiple projects at one time in a fast-paced work environment with frequent interruptions and requests. May include some travel to publishing-related events and conferences, no more than four times annually for a duration of no more than four days each (including some weekends), with minimum one-month notice. Dogs often present on the premises on Mondays and Fridays.

 Physical Requirements: Includes extended time periods sitting at computer keyboard.

 Mountaineers Books, including its two imprints Skipstone and Braided River, is a leading publisher of quality outdoor recreation, sustainability, and conservation titles. As a 501(c)(3)-nonprofit, we are committed to supporting the environmental and educational goals of our 110-year-old parent organization, The Mountaineers, by providing expert information on human-powered adventure, sustainable practices at home and on the trail, and preservation of wilderness. Our office culture is friendly and highly collaborative.

 Web site:          http://www.mountaineersbooks.org

 Application:     Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter, as well as a portfolio or examples of design and/or marketing work.

 Send all information to: mbooks@mountaineersbooks.org. NO PHONE CALLS.

 

Disclaimer: The above information has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain nor to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

INTERNSHIPS

There are no internship openings at this time.

 

Work for Mountaineers Books

Mountaineers Books is the publishing division of The Mountaineers, a nonprofit founded in 1906. Mountaineers Books was established in 1960 and publishes books on outdoor recreation, sustainable lifestyle, and conservation. It's books are sold worldwide and includes titles that are the best selling texts and adventures in the outdoor niche. We are proud to support the work of some of the most talented athletes, authors, artists, and photographers in our topic areas.

We are also the distributor of books published by other like-minded nonprofit organizations.

Click  job openings to view available positions  at The Mountaineers programs and member services. 

 

ABOUT THE MOUNTAINEERS ORGANIZATION

The Mountaineers was formed in 1906 to explore the wild areas and peaks in the Pacific Northwest and beyond. With 13,000 members and branches from Olympia to Bellingham, The Mountaineers enjoys an outstanding reputation in its field and in the community. Our dedicated staff, members, and volunteers are deeply committed to successfully accomplishing our mission. Each year 1,600 volunteers deliver outdoor skill courses to 2,500 students and lead  2,000+ recreational trips and courses. In addition, we advocate for access and protection of recreational lands. Last year we helped protect 30,000 acres of public land in Washington State. The organization has also published 500 outdoor recreation and conservation advocacy books. Our mission is to enrich the lives of people by helping them explore, conserve, learn about, and enjoy the wild lands and waters of the Pacific Northwest and beyond. The Mountaineers has a staff of 40 employees and an annual operating budget of four million dollars. Please visit the other pages on our website for in-depth information about our organization, activities, programs, and mission.

The Mountaineers provides equal employment opportunities to all people regardless of race, age, sex, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, ethnicity, religion or any other basis protected by law. Please feel free to visit this page in the future for any openings that may occur.

Disclaimer: The above information for all open positions above has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within the particular classification. It is not designed to contain or to be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and qualifications required of employees assigned to the particular job.