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Marketing and Events Assistant, Children's Books


New York, NY, US, 10020

New York

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. For more information visit our website at www.simonandschuster.com.


The Marketing Operations and Events team is an integral part of the Children’s marketing department providing support for the division across all imprints. The team works closely with many departments, including marketing, publicity, digital, sales, sales operations, production, ad/promo, and corporate marketing. The group is responsible for the coordination of marketing/sales materials, bookseller and consumer events (Bookseller trade shows, Yallfest, SDCC, etc.), as well as managing processes and procedures for the integrated Children’s Marketing, Publicity & Digital department.

This entry-level role provides the unique opportunity to observe and participate in a large array of intra- and inter-departmental projects and is ideal for a candidate who is interested in Operations and/or Retail Marketing. This position reports directly to the Marketing Operations and Events Manager.

Responsibilities include:
• Coordinating seasonal Launch and Sales meeting materials
• Assembling and tracking seasonal ARC & F&G kit lists
• Creating seasonal marketing plan calendar and scheduling meetings
• Writing copy for various marketing newsletters, brochures, and sellsheets
• Updating the departmental resource page
• Pulling and managing themed titlelists
• Gathering seasonal digital catalog bullets
• Assisting Manager with all trade and consumer show prep, execution, and follow-up
• Point person for departmental IT system requests and updates
• Processing invoices and tracking coop account

Qualifications include:
• Skilled in Microsoft suite including Excel
• Strong organizational and problem-solving skills
• Must be deadline-oriented and be able to multi-task
• Ability to work independently
• Experience working or interning in an office environment ideal
• Strong design and/or powerpoint skills a plus


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


At ViacomCBS, 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. ViacomCBS 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