Marketing Assistant (Bloomington, Minnesota)


Position: Marketing/Publicity Assistant, Bethany House Fiction
Department: Marketing
Position Type: Regular Full-time, Non-exempt
Reports To: Director of Marketing, Fiction

Location: Bethany House Publishers
11400 Hampshire Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55438

Primary Purpose:

Assist the Director of Marketing with Bethany House fiction marketing and publicity efforts.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assist the Director of Marketing with ad traffic coordination, ad performance analysis, and invoice processing
  • Assist the Director of Marketing with various miscellaneous giveaway and book club mailings
  • Assist the Senior Publicist with various media and blogger mailings, including ARC and galley creation
  • Assist the Senior Publicist with coordination and production of author item requests and other special marketing materials
  • Maintain marketing library for both fiction and non-fiction teams
  • Help maintain database integrity for ad design requests and marketing budget reviews
Other Tasks - as Assigned by Management:
  • Participate in brainstorming and marketing planning meetings
  • Attend sales conference 3 times a year
  • Research new advertising opportunities
  • Take notes at meetings and send to proper individuals for follow up
  • Draft marketing and publicity documents for authors
  • Handle tear sheet and blogger book mailings to authors
  • Maintain master mailing list spreadsheets for roughly 50 titles a year
  • 4 year degree in Marketing, Public Relations, or related field
  • Ability to handle physicality of job, including moving 40+lb boxes regularly
  • Deadline oriented
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Attention to detail in communications, data, and scheduling
  • Solid written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications: Word, Excel, Outlook, Access, and Power Point
  • Proven record of attention to detail, organization, and planning
  • Previous experience with FileMaker Pro databases is a plus
  • Knowledge of HTML is a plus
  • Experience with Google AdWords and/or Facebook advertising platform is a plus
Compensation and Benefits:

Pay is commensurate with qualifications and experience. As a full-time position, benefits provided include health, dental, group life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k), and others.

To Apply:

Send cover letter and resume as email attachments to, including the words "Marketing Assistant" in the subject line. Alternately, mail these materials to the attention of "HR-Receptionist" at the address above. Application deadline is October 26, 2017.

Baker Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.