Marketing Assistant

Date Posted: May 15, 2018
Application Deadline: May 25, 2018

Salary: TBD
Province: Ontario
Region: Metro Toronto Area
City: Toronto
Organization's Field/Discipline: Cultural Industries
Term: Full-time
Career Level: Entry level/ intern

Organization Description

House of Anansi Press

House of Anansi Press and Groundwood Books are amongst Canada's leading independent publishers of fiction, nonfiction and poetry, and of books for children of all ages.

Job Description

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

How to Apply:

Deadline for applications: Friday, 25 May, 2018

Interested applicants can submit a resume and cover letter via
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.

Contact Info:

Name: Laura Chapnick
Telephone: 416 363-4343
Telephone Ext.: 242


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