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Organization: Bethany House Publishers
Date Posted: 11/13/2019
Date Needed: 12/15/2019
City: Bloomington
Location: Minnesota
Country: United States
Primary Category: Marketing
Type of Position: Full-Time
Education Requirement: Bachelor's
Experience Requirement: 3-5 years

Description & Details


Position: Marketing Associate
Reports To: Marketing Manager
Department: Marketing at Bethany House Publishers Nonfiction & Chosen Books
Location: Baker Publishing Group, Bloomington, MN
Position Type: Regular Full Time, Nonexempt




Support the Marketing Manager with marketing functions at Bethany House nonfiction and Chosen Books.


Propose ad campaigns for each BHP nonfiction and Chosen title to optimize budgets and increase market impact. This includes evaluating appropriate print and digital advertising opportunities, understanding readership and reach, establishing relationships with outlet representatives and working toward their specifications and deadlines, delivering ads to outlets on-time and on-budget.
Schedule and maintain social media platforms using Sprout Social. This includes ongoing book postings, as well as updating the BHP nonfiction and Chosen accounts.
Professionally, consistently interact with authors one-on-one, making requests, taking requests, and following through with candor and grace.
Create and administrate Amazon ads, Facebook ads, Google AdWord campaigns.
Act as the primary point person between marketing and design departments. This includes initiating workflow for each title-specific copywriting and design request, directing and tracking projects through approvals to completion.
Manage creation to fulfillment for author-requested collateral/promotional materials.
Recommend, prepare, and update monthly web banner ads for the Baker Publishing Group, Chosen, and BHP websites.
Prepare marketing overview documents and participate in regular and ad hoc author calls.
Prepare for and participate in regularly scheduled publication board and marketing and positioning meetings.
Gather data for and announce final Chosen titles for every catalog.
Track and process invoices and reconcile with department and corporate finance.
Enter marketing and publicity notes and strategies into databases.
Work in tandem with the publicist and marketing and publicity assistant to deliver high-quality work and provide a cohesive author experience.
Develop understanding of the Christian publishing industry. Interact on author platforms. Familiarize self with author messages and market trends.
Attend regular company, department, and 1:1 manager meetings.


4-year degree in advertising, marketing, communications, or related field
2-3 years’ experience in advertising: campaign proposals, ad buying, social media marketing
Exemplary people and communication skills
Excellent attention to detail
Able to prioritize deliverables in time-sensitive, high-pressure environment
Understanding of or aptitude for web-based business solution platforms including but not limited to:
o Microsoft Office Suite
o Sprout Social
o Citrix
o FileMaker Pro
o MediusFlow
o MailChimp
o YouVersion
o SendPro
o NetGalley


Other tasks not on this list may be assigned. In accordance with the company’s Disabilities and Accommodations policy (Baker Book House Co. Handbook for Employees, p. 17-18) the company will evaluate requests for accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform this position’s essential functions.

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