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Associate Marketing Director, Simon Element


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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Simon Element, a new imprint of Simon & Schuster dedicated to publishing books in the lifestyle and prescriptive nonfiction categories, is currently seeking an Associate Marketing Director. Our team is a dynamic, diverse, creative group committed to building authors’ careers and publishing their books to their maximum potential.

We are looking for someone with 5+ years of experience in book marketing who possesses an entrepreneurial spirit. The ideal candidate will be excited to become a founding member of a new imprint and will be eager to participate in all aspects of the publishing process. Experience with building campaigns around large author platforms and establishing significant brand partnerships is strongly preferred.


Other job responsibilities include:
• Plan and execute marketing campaigns for 30-35 top-tier titles annually
• Develop strategic year-long marketing plans for core franchise and backlist titles
• Communicate with authors and agents about campaign progress
• Analyze campaign metrics and report on success and growth opportunities
• Advise authors on growing their online and social media presence and best tactics for converting followers to book buyers
• Collaborate closely with publicity, editorial, advertising, video, and corporate marketing departments
• Maintain strong relationships with Independent booksellers and librarians
• Contribute content to the imprint social media channels
• Work closely with editors on acquisition opportunities, especially in relation to author platform assessment


• At least 5+ years of experience in book publishing, marketing, brand management, or equivalent
• Strong leadership skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Ability to present effectively and clearly in meetings
• Keen attention to detail
• Must be well-organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines under pressure
• Proven success in digital marketing, social media campaigns, and social media outreach
• Must be a creative and strategic thinker, as well as assertive and persuasive
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel




Paramount is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.


At Paramount, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. Paramount is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status.


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Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City