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VACANCIES

Part-time Academic Marketing Assistant
Department: Marketing
Reporting to: Academic Marketing Manager
Permanent Contract
Part Time – 3 days (21 hours) per week
Salary range £20,000 to £22,000 per annum pro rata 3 days per week

The Role:
YUP London seeks a part-time Academic Marketing Assistant to work with the Academic Marketing Manager developing effective communications with academic communities via social media and email with an emphasis on humanities and social science titles (including history, religion, politics, economics), producing targeted marketing collateral and advertisements, and undertaking lecturer research.

Purpose of the job:
To assist the Academic Marketing Manager to develop, maintain and further enhance the academic marketing activities and channels of communication of Yale University Press to academic and specialist communities and markets.

Key responsibilities:
Academic social media
Designing and creating artwork, targeted at academic/specialist market, for individual books for use on social media.
Researching academic social media accounts and hashtags that can be used to promote specific books.
Scheduling posts.
Monitoring social media accounts and re-post relevant content e.g. tweets from authors speaking at events.
Societies and associations outreach

Updating monthly the author's information forms and noting their suggestions for society and association outreach in our territories.
Researching new societies and associations and feeding back to the Academic Marketing Manager.
Outreach to societies, organisations, conferences and academics and websites to find promotional opportunities, i.e. delegate inserts, events, collaboration etc.
Updating the Societies and Associations Grid.
Email marketing

Designing, producing and sending out email marketing campaigns to the academic/specialist market.
Logging and reporting back on results.
Print and digital advertising

Taking responsibility for the scheduling of print and digital advertising artwork production to deadlines.
Taking responsibility for the supply of artwork to media outlets and journals.
Designing and copy editing adverts using InDesign and Photoshop.
Marketing collateral

Planning, design and production of flyers, showcards and subject catalogues and brochures as required.
Liaising with external printers, list brokers and mailing houses.
Lecturer research

Assisting with developing our in-house lecturer grid.
Researching academic departments matching YUP’s key subject areas and listing lecturers and their specialisms/modules they teach on the Lecturer Grid.
Adding lecturers from individual textbook research to the Lecturer Grid.
Suggesting departments and subject areas to target.
Additional duties and responsibilities

Assisting with the organisation of academic conferences and academic book launches and attending these events.
Assisting with the resizing and uploading of New Haven jackets to the Scans Library.
Assisting with the uploading and design of content for YaleBooksBlog.co.uk using WordPress.
Monitoring and reporting on results with consequent review and improvement of activities.
Performing any other duties from time to time as required by the Head of Marketing or Academic Marketing Manager.
Experience / skills required:

Essential:
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop and InDesign)
Ability to create effective marketing materials
Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
Good working knowledge of WordPress or similar
Ability to undertake research
Copywriting skill and attention to detail
Good interpersonal and communication skills at all levels
Ability to prioritise and excellent time management

Desirable:
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Familiarity with social media marketing
Experience of liaising with third parties
Experience in a marketing role in academic publishing, higher education
Some knowledge of current academic courses and disciplines.
What we can offer:

Yale University Press London offer a generous package of benefits including accommodation deposit and travel loans, a cycle purchase scheme, a lively social scene and a generous pension scheme. Co-organisers of the annual Bedford Square Arts Festival our staff enjoy access to the square gardens at lunchtimes throughout the summer months.

The Location:
The role will be based at our offices on Bedford Square in Bloomsbury WC1, with convenient access to the Northern and Central lines as well as many bus routes.

Please send your CV and supporting covering letter (including availability, notice period and current salary) to:
Robert Owen, Head of People & Office Operations: robert.owen@yaleup.co.uk
Closing date: Friday 15th February 2019 at 5.30pm



About Us:
Originally founded in New Haven, Connecticut, in 1908, Yale University Press publishes serious non-fiction that furthers scholarly investigation, stimulates public debate and enhances cultural life. It is unique in being the only American university press with a full-scale publishing operation in Europe: Yale University Press London has offices in Bloomsbury and produces internationally renowned, distinguished art and general non-fiction books. Our diverse and award-winning trade authors include Francis Spufford, Richard Holloway, Griselda Pollock, Stephen D. King, Geoffrey Parker, Yasmin Khan and Terry Eagleton. With a backlist of over 5,000 Art, Trade and Academic titles of international renown, the London office publishes around 120 new books each year within a total Yale University Press list of some 300 new hardcover and 150 new paperback books annually. Yale books have won numerous awards, including the National Book Award, the Warwick Prize for Writing, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Critics Circle Award, the Wolfson History Prize and the Longman-History today award. 
Yale books are marketed across the globe, directly to Europe, Asia, Africa, the Middle East, China, Australia and New Zealand and, through our New Haven headquarters, to the Americas. Yale University Press continually extends its horizons to embody university publishing at its best.

Location:
The role will be based at our offices on Bedford Square in Bloomsbury WC1, with convenient access to the Northern and Central lines as well as many bus routes.

What we can offer:
Yale University Press London offer a generous package of benefits including accommodation deposit and travel loans, a cycle purchase scheme, a lively social scene and a generous pension scheme. Co-organisers of the annual Bedford Square Arts Festival our staff enjoy access to the square gardens at lunchtimes throughout the summer months.

Equal Opportunities:
Yale University Press London is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age. We value, promote and seek diversity.

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