πŸ“š Publisher Assistant (Chicago)

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Description

Duart Publishing, a subsidiary company of the Duart Group LLC., is a small press, publishing high-quality books by dynamic authors. We are currently seeking an assistant to work on administrative and marketing/promotional tasks for several new books to be released 2016-2017.

College students/graduates interested in publishing, advertising, marketing/promotions and public relations are encouraged to apply.

*Please only apply to this posting if you are currently living in the Chicago or Chicago-land area and are available year-round.*

*Commission based pay.

Responsibilities

-Making phone calls and sending emails to distributions channels
-Assisting with book distribution and circulation
-Send out and track review copies
-Track contests and send out prizes to winners
-Send review requests to book reviewers, assist with book tours, social media blasts, etc.
-Organizing and creating spreadsheets
-Email management/organization
-Teaser help (quotes, pictures)
-Other tasks administrative in nature

Requirements

*Must be comfortable with telephone interactionsΝΎ making and receiving calls*
-Access to a computer
-Flexible schedule
-Strong computer skill sets, including web-based interfaces, databases, and social media
-Meticulous and detail oriented
-Strong verbal and written communication skills
-Strong organizational, planning and execution skills
-Strong phone skills and etiquette
-Energetic, creative, and eager to learn
-Ability to multitask and self-motivated; ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Experience with graphic design is a plus
-Bilingual-English/Spanish is a plus

Skills

Required - Social Media Communications, Administrative Organization, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, Exceptional organization, Consistency, Professionalism, Excellent communication skills, Written & Oral Presentation Skills, Timely, Meticulous eye for detail, Flexible Schedule, Flexible to Change, Responsiveness, Positive Attitude, Active Listening, Phone Etiquette, Phone Skills, Following Instructions, Follow Through, Publishing, Research Administration

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