HarperCollins Publishers

  • Senior Marketing Associate

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
  • Overview

    Are you a lover of books? Can you remember where you were when you finished reading your favorite book? Are you a super-fan of libraries? Then the Senior Marketing Associate position is for you.


    We are looking for an avid reader to join the Backlist Marketing Team to coordinate a variety of functions related to the execution of marketing campaigns and online community building, under the direction of a Director of Marketing. In addition to a love of books, the ideal candidate will be a strong writer, organized, and detail oriented.


    • Maintain the Page Chaser platform – write original blog posts, coordinate blog and deals schedule, liaison with bloggers, contribute to social media, and grow organic following
    • Set targets and goals or brand sites and communities; identify and execute strategies to achieve them
    • Build brand loyalty and grow data lists
    • Devise and execute digital campaigns in line with marketing objectives
    • Create social media content to promote backlist and custom releases
    • Coordinate the media buy process for backlist and custom marketing plans (reserve ads, record the media schedule, create tags and trackable links, deliver files, and track and report on results)
    • Design social media content and digital ads and analyze results on a daily basis to adapt as necessary to optimize
    • Process gratis requests and marketing and publicity related invoices for payment, set up new vendors, and any other required outside vendor paperwork 


    Knowledge: Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office. Knowledge and familiarity of social media sites and related management tools necessary. Experience with product-specific SEO preferred.


    Work Experience: 1-2 years of previous marketing experience preferred, or combination of internships and part-time experiences; design experience a plus.


    Education: 4-year degree required, with an emphasis in marketing preferred. Other majors welcome when combined with relevant experience.


    Industry Knowledge: Knowledge of publishing or other consumer content-related or entertainment industry preferred but not required



    • Avid book reader
    • Ability to handle multiple competing projects and priorities at one time.  
    • Superior attention to detail
    • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.  
    • Ability to use and quickly grasp navigation of online reporting tools 
    • Strong eye for design and basic levelgraphic design skills preferred, or willingness to learn design tools for simple social graphic development  
    • Developing and evolving successful consumer websites including recruiting and managing large consumer databases and building loyal communities
    • Using website and blogging platforms and evaluation through web analytics and other reporting software
    • Experience in content marketing, Social media marketing, community building and analytics
    • Effectively collaborating with brand stakeholders and creatives to achieve a better result
    • Building and managing databases and communities
    • Strategic and always able to understand the bigger picture


    Additional Skills:

    • Positive and team-oriented
    • Highly professional in relationships inside and outside the organization
    • Organized, strong initiative, excellent written and verbal communication skills
    • Able to handle multiple projects simultaneously and manage deadlines
    • Passionate about the Christian publishing and content marketing preferred

    HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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