Starbooks / Lydia Inglett Publishing

PUBLISHER’S ASSISTANT  Hours: Monday and Wednesday : 9 am – 12 pm Tuesday, Thursday and Friday : 11 am – 2 pm Other hours as needed during peak times Overview This position will assist the publisher in operations, interaction with sales reps, authors and wholesale and online customers. This is an ongoing, hourly, contract, part-time position. Ideal Candidate Possesses • Strong verbal and written communication skills  • Disciplined self-starter, detail and deadline oriented • Project management skills and ability to prioritize work  • High level of professionalism and confidentiality  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. • Professional company image through in-person and phone interactions. • Basic understanding and competence with social media. • 3–5 years of related experience, preferably in media or advertising/marketing industry Job Functions • Answering incoming emails and phone calls, handling inquiries and taking customer orders • Maintaining customer and prospect database • Preparing lists for e-blasts to customer database, wholesale customer database and prospect database • Coordinating, tracking and analyzing social media marketing and interacting with social media marketing specialist • Coordinating updates of company website including adding new products, adding images and updating special events • Coordinating new book debuts and other special events • Creating and electronically distributing media kits/press releases • Correspond professionally with clients, authors and contributors • Must be able to work in QuickBooks online and coordinate with bookkeeping for end-of-month responsibilities • Mail and package pick-up for office Special Skills Required Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel and Word) and Quickbooks. Experience with Zoho CRM, Mailchimp and Shopify, or similar programs, is essential. Social media experience including Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest. Must have laptop computer and car. Reply to:        Subject Line: Publisher’s Assistant

Salary: To be discussed with skill set

Start Date: Immediate

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