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Marketing Assistant

House of Anansi Press / Groundwood Books Published: May 15, 2018
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We are looking for a hard-working, dedicated, and well-organized Marketing Assistant at a publishing house known for its Very Good Books.

Reporting to the Marketing Managers, the Marketing Assistant supports digital, institutional, and trade marketing endeavors.

This is a full-time position. House of Anansi Press is an equal opportunity employer that offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the Marketing Managers to brainstorm campaigns and seek out content opportunities
  • Manage the communities of House of Anansi, Groundwood Books, and Anansi Poetry and schedule all content
  • With direction from the Marketing Manager, develop creative assets to be used on social media and the website
  • Create and deploy newsletters for House of Anansi and Groundwood Books
  • Create and monitor digital ads on all platforms
  • Design print marketing materials as needed
  • Support the marketing team with award submissions for Groundwood Books
  • Build and edit marketing mailing lists and organize mailings as needed
  • Any other responsibilities that might be required


  • On the cutting-edge of digital trends and book culture
  • Interest in design and branding
  • Passion for social media and content development
  • Basic knowledge of Photoshop and InDesign
  • Familiarity with Shopify and MailChimp a benefit
  • Strong written and interpersonal skills
  • Resourceful and reliable
  • Eager to learn about all aspects of the publishing industry

Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter via https://bit.ly/2rCB8mx

No phone calls please. We would like to thank all those who apply, but we will only be able to contact those who are selected for an interview.