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Marketing and Publicity Assistant
Candlewick Press seeks a dynamic, motivated and talented Marketing & Publicity Assistant to join our Marketing team. Among the wide range of regular duties will be monitoring and compiling press coverage for authors and titles, data entry and marketing database management, promotional copywriting and project trafficking in-house. The ideal candidate will have 1- 3 years' experience in an administrative role with a background in marketing, public relations and/or publishing.

This role will also be responsible for managing our awards submissions program, facilitating review copy and media requests, and acting as a department liaison for in-house review and promotional materials and managing their dissemination to media and reviewers. Supporting several team members on campaigns across our diverse children's and young adult list will also be included, which may comprise assistance with building media lists, media pitching, creating tour itineraries, scheduling travel, arranging author escorts, writing press releases and tools and managing promotional materials for events. Excellent organization, writing and computer skills including Microsoft Office are required. Experience with Cision and any other social or digital platform is preferred.

This is a full-time position which may start out remote, but will eventually be based in our Somerville office. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including medical, dental, life and ltd insurance; flex spending and 401k plans, voluntary benefits, generous paid time off and much more!

If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a resume and cover letter, including your salary expectations for this position, in Word or PDF format to Please note that you are not asked to provide any information about your current or prior salary or wage history. In compliance with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law, Candlewick Press does not request or seek an applicant's wage or salary history at the application stage or otherwise, except as allowed by law.

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing "Marketing and Publicity Assistant"
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