Posted: March 31, 2017

Description The Publicity and Promotion Assistant will work with the Director of Marketing to market and publicize our books through traditional media outlets and social media marketing to help drive sales. Together they will manage and execute each season’s marketing plans and book campaigns. The assistant is responsible for developing copy and creating print and electronic marketing materials to support campaigns and various promotional activities.




  • o Arrange author events o Build relationships with both front and backlist authors o Assist with publicity campaigns
  • o Pitch ideas to media o Write press materials
  • o Expand our presence on social media
  • o Represent Charlesbridge at conferences, trade shows, and sales meetings
  • o Maintain databases
  • o Additional administrative duties and departmental tasks as needed Critical thinking is a must for this position, as is the ability to multitask and meet deadlines.
  • A strong sense of prioritization, attention to detail and well-honed communication skills (both written and oral) also required. Requires occasional travel to conferences and trade shows, including set-up, booth staffing, and tear-down. Ideal candidate will perform efficiently under pressure, is able to thrive in a fast-paced environment and enjoy working as part of a team. Fluency in social media marketing platforms. Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite. Design skills a plus.

    Please send resume and cover letter to Donna Spurlock, Director of Marketing,
    Or mail to: Donna Spurlock, Charlesbridge, 85 Main Street, Watertown, MA 02472.

    Submissions due by May 31, 2017

    Charlesbridge is offering internships in the Editorial Department.

    Click here for the position description and submission guidelines.