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Organization: HarperCollins Christian Publishing
Date Posted: 1/26/2017
City: Nashville
Location: Tennessee
Country: United States
Primary Category: Marketing
Type of Position: Full-Time

Description & Details

HarperCollins Christian Publishing is in search of a Senior Marketing Directer for their Specialty division.  Our ideal candidate will blend a combination of marketing strategy creation, project management, and primary liaison for key authors and agents in the Specialty (gift and children’s books) division.



The primary responsibilities of the Senior Marketing Director include but are not limited to:

  • Develops, recommends, presents and implements divisional marketing objectives, programs, and strategy to editors, authors, agents, internal and external marketing teams
  • Help ensure revenue goals are met while managing marketing expenses accordingly
  • Provides consultation on all imprint-wide marketing activities to ensure best practices are embedded in plans
  • Ability to track marketing programs and make adjustments as necessary
  • Stays aware of marketing trends and provides recommendations of new marketing initiatives and strategies
  • Familiarity with market research data to be able to clearly articulate the primary benefit of each product in integrated marketing plans.
  • Conveys key initiatives, financials, and marketing updates at various internal meetings (sales conference, retail meetings, business review, etc.) as needed
  • Attend key consumer and trade conventions as necessary.
  • Develop and continuously improve relationships with key sales accounts and sales representatives.
  • Assigns and manages internal team members to ensure overall divisional plan is implemented and executed
  • Researches, solicits, and implements corporate partnerships as appropriate


Desired candidate will possess the following knowledge, experience, education and skills:

Work Experience:

  • 10+ years of marketing experience preferably in publishing, consumer products, or related industry.
  • Experience managing a range of marketing mediums (print, radio, digital, social media, direct mail, etc)
  • Advanced experience with successfully developing and executing marketing campaigns
  • Possesses key contacts within the Christian publishing and creative industries (preferred)
  • Experience managing members of a marketing team


  • Bachelor’s degree in marketing-related field required
  • Master’s Degree preferred

Industry Knowledge:

  • Advanced experience with publishing industry or related industry preferred


  • Highly proficient in basic computer applications including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook as well as social media platforms and trends in that space
  • Proven ability to develop and maintain strong professional relationships with authors, agents, colleagues, and vendors
  • Exceptional written and oral communications skills
  • High level of professionalism, attention to detail, and organization
  • Demonstrated experience using email and social media as a marketing and sales tool
  • High level of comfort presenting to wide-ranging audiences.

HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an equal opportunity employer. 

How to Apply / Contact

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