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Greystone Books is hiring a full-time Sales & Marketing Coordinator to join our fun, ambitious, and creative team of dedicated publishing professionals. The Sales & Marketing Coordinator will work under the supervision of the Sales & Marketing Director, and the Marketing Manager, in conjunction with a global sales and marketing team, to develop and execute strategies to build the discoverability and sales of Greystone’s adult and children’s books worldwide and promote the Greystone brand.
This is a full-time position, based in Greystone’s Vancouver (Railtown) office. Benefits include extended health coverage, long-term disability, professional development opportunities, complimentary books, and occasionally, ice cream. Occasional evening and weekend work will be required.
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to—
Develop and implement digital marketing campaigns to promote our books and authors; update our website and social media channels; coach authors on social media best practices; create newsletters; reach out to bloggers; and otherwise engage with readers online.
Manage Greystone’s book metadata across multiple databases, ensuring it is accurate, up to date, and optimized for online discoverability and sales.
Support the sales and marketing team by developing sales and marketing materials, coordinating author events, liaising with online retailers, generating and analyzing sales reports, reaching out to special sales and promotional contacts, and other sales and marketing tasks as needed.
Skills and Qualifications
A passion for books and a keen interest in the publishing industry
1-2 years’ experience in sales or marketing, preferably in publishing or a related cultural industry
Fluent in social media and marketing analytics
Able to write compelling content and adapt it as needed for different uses
Knowledge of basic HTML and experience with website platforms
Superior organization, communication, and prioritizing skills
Able to work independently and as part of a team