Two Digital Sales Support Positions Open at Conde Nast

Conde NastThese positions are a great starting point for someone interested in the business side of publishing, particularly digital.

The positions are usually temporary to permanent, at $17 an hour. There is a chance for a permanent position for someone with prior experience. These are NOT Sales Assistant positions (i.e. making reservations and getting Starbucks). They are a stepping stone generally into Account Managing or Marketing:

Digital Sales Associate

  • Proficiency in Excel and all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Utilize the PeopleSoft sales system to:
    • Check inventory availability
    • Hold inventory
    • Enter Insertion Orders
    • Enter campaign optimizations
    • Maintain Weekly Estimates for Sales Rep
  • Complete Creative Services Forms:
    • Job Initiation Forms, or JIFs
  • Campaign management responsibilities:
    • Create detailed tracking sheets for each campaign
    • Weekly tracking of all campaigns
    • Weekly Third Party tracking of all applicable campaigns
  • Work closely with Sales Planner and Ad Operations to:
    • Launch all campaigns
    • Monitor delivery
    • Implement all optimizations
  • Responsible for weekly updates of the following:
    • Campaign prospects
    • Call reports for Sales Representative(s)
    • Client contacts
  • Hold weekly campaign review meetings with Ad Operations Representative(s) and Sales Planner
  • Work with Finance, Ad Operations and Inventory teams on approval of all campaigns
  • Update monthly Third Party Billing worksheet
  • Gather screen shots for all ad placements
  • Serve as the point of contact in Sales for billing discrepancies
  • Generate in/out of-town monthly T&E reports for Sales Rep
  • Pull basic research runs for MediaMetrix, @Plan and Advertising Database

Digital Sales Planner

  • Proficiency in Excel and all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Manage all campaigns from start to finish
  • Oversee Sales Associate counterpart
  • Responsible for the creation of the following for all RFPs/campaigns:
    • Media Plans
    • Client Decks
    • Wrap reports
  • Recommend optimizations to clients based on performance
  • Work closely with Sales Associate and Ad Operations to:
    • Launch all campaigns
    • Monitor delivery
    • Implement all optimizations
  • Serve as the day to day client contact for all advertising campaigns
  • Write business correspondence for existing and new clients
  • Create and continually update campaign management document
  • Generate Marketing and Creative Services requests when needed
  • Hold weekly campaign review meetings with Ad Operations Representative and Sales Associate
  • Send weekly tracking updates (provided by Sales Associate) to client
  • Work with Sales Associate and Finance team to reconcile billing discrepancies
  • Accompany Sales Representative on select sales calls
  • Experience Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 1 – 2 years minimum experience in a Digital Media role:
    • Digital Sales Assistant and/or
    • Digital experience at a Media Agency

Interested candidates should send their resumes and cover letters to AND

Routledge Seeks Marketing Assistant

RoutledgeRoutledge NY seeks an ambitious Marketing Assistant to assist Marketing Manager for the Education list in the Humanities & Social Sciences division. The ideal candidate must have excellent organizational skills with an attention to detail, and the ability to prioritize tasks in a fast-paced environment. The position will help with the overall success of Routledge’s goal and strategy of publishing adoptable texts and implementing effective marketing, follow-up, and success-based reporting. This individual will assist in identifying opportunities, planning, and implementing targeted marketing strategies for a specific product list.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assist marketing manager in day-to-day activities
  • Work with US and UK colleagues on global campaigns/projects, including direct mail pieces
  • Help with e-marketing campaigns, which might involve proofreading, writing, scheduling, and dealing with outside vendors, as well as investigating new opportunities
  • Entering and updating information in company database
  • Manage regular projects, such as review plans and author care
  • Generate flyers for authors and exhibits
  • Assist at and sometimes manage exhibits

Required Skills:

  • An interest in pursuing a career in publishing
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability and willingness to learn new applications
  • Ability to prioritize and manage several projects at once
  • Willingness to travel to academic conferences
  • Proficient in Word, Excel, Publisher, and PowerPoint

BA or equivalent

For consideration for this position, please state salary history, salary requirements, the position being applied for, and the source of the advertisement.

*Only responses with salary history and salary requirements will be considered.

No phone calls please.

Please respond to: to the attention of Jessica Flores in the Human Resources Department.

Diesel-eBook Online Needs a Marketing Intern

Diesel Logo, an independent eBook retailer with over 2.4 million titles, is looking for an online marketing intern to assist with their search engine optimization (SEO), merchandising and online marketing strategies.

The Intern will be trained on guerilla marketing tactics such as SEO, deep linking and social media. Additional responsibilities include creating thematic product bundles to be sold on the site. Positions are paid upon performance, and a commitment of 14 to 20 hours per week is preferred. Perfect for students looking to gain experience in digital retailing, eBooks and online marketing.


• Experience in the field of publishing or media, online experience or an equivalent with new media and social networking.
• Strong writing background.
• SEO experience and HTML experience is desired but not necessary.

• This position is 100% virtual and remote. Interns will participate with Diesel staff via routinely scheduled phone calls and Skype.

Send your resume and cover letter to

Open Road Media is Looking for a Digital Marketing Assistant

Open Road MediaOpen Road is a digital content company that publishes and markets ebooks by creating connections between authors and their audiences across multiple platforms.

Financed by Kohlberg Ventures and led by CEO Jane Friedman and President Jeffrey Sharp, ORIM leverages its partners’ experience and relationships to enhance titles from literary giants and introduce new stars to readers. The company’s e-books offer a 360-degree world of existing and originally produced premium content that is marketed through a new online proprietary platform.

Open Road Media is seeking a full-time Digital Marketing Assistant whose responsibilities will include:

  • Crafting and executing ongoing marketing plans that include promotional placement, social media, advertising campaigns, and publicity elements
  • Generating publicity by sending review copies, press releases, and other materials to appropriate media/bloggers
  • Working closely with Associate Marketing Manager and Chief Marketing Officer to form retail strategies for major online retail outlets, and assisting with the management of those relationships
  • Assisting the Associate Marketing Manager with creating voice for ORIM website by writing video overlays, featured text, and curating highlighted assets
  • Working with Associate Marketing Manager to write copy for advertisements, retailers, blog posts, and other outreach
  • Engaging with and contributing to the voice of Open Road and Open Road authors on social networks including Facebook, Twitter, Goodreads, LibraryThing, and Shelf Awareness
  • Aggregating media hits and promotional placement for marketing reports

Skills required:

  • Experience in the field of publishing or media, preferably in digital marketing, advertising/promotions, or publicity
  • Online experience or an equivalent facility with new media and social networking.
  • Strong writing background.
  • Undergraduate degree required, graduate degree preferred.

Please send resume and cover letter to