Careers

Thank you for your interest in a career at Workman Publishing. With a role at our company, you’ll be part of an amazing team! We invite you to explore our career options below; we look forward to hearing from you.

Assistant Manager, Trade Sales and Retail Marketing
Publicity Intern, Artisan Books, Paid, Part-Time


Assistant Manager, Trade Sales and Retail Marketing

Workman is seeking a well-organized problem-solver to serve as Assistant Manager, Trade Sales & Retail Marketing on the trade sales team. This unique position will align imprint marketing efforts with sales goals in the independent bookstore channel, and this role offers the opportunity to work with books in a wide variety of genres (fiction, narrative nonfiction, health, children’s, YA, gardening, and more). The ideal candidate will be highly motivated, with a demonstrated ability to work well under deadlines. Experience in marketing at an independent bookstore will be prioritized, but not strictly required.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Coordinate publisher promotions and exhibit strategies at American Booksellers Association conferences, including Winter Institute, Children’s Institute, and Fall Regional Shows
  • Coordinate imprint selections for holiday catalog titles and work with regional associations to secure ad space
  • Coordinate efforts from imprint marketing departments to implement successful marketing plans for brick-and-mortar retailers, including preorder campaigns, contests, giveaways, and in-store merchandising for key titles
  • Serve as the point person for all things Edelweiss, including working with publishers to ensure all essential assets are online by deadline and managing the event grid process
  • Bring a creative eye to cross-imprint backlist and seasonal promotions for independent bookstores
  • Some travel is required

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

  • Minimum 3–5 years of experience in a bookselling, marketing, or sales role
  • College degree or work equivalent
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational and follow-up skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work well under pressure and proactively solve problems
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Mailchimp or similar platform is a plus, but not required
  • Familiarity with Edelweiss
  • Preference given to experience as an indie bookseller, particularly in a marketing role
  • Salary commensurate with experience

To apply, email jobs@workman.com, and please include your résumé and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our benefits program. We apologize in advance, but not all applicants will receive a response.


Publicity Intern, Artisan Books, Paid, Part-Time

Artisan Books (located in New York City's West Village neighborhood) seeks a highly motivated intern to assist its busy publicity and marketing department for a Summer 2019 internship. Our intern should have a designated interest in the lifestyle space, enjoy multi-tasking, and be organized, detail-oriented, and interested in learning about both the book publishing industry and public relations basics. Our intern facilitates media requests so stellar interpersonal skills are required. Public relations/marketing experience and basic Photoshop and InDesign capability are preferred, but not required. Responsibilities include media monitoring, image processing, research projects, and mailings. This is an excellent opportunity for a college upperclassman or a recent graduate looking to gain experience in publishing, food, and lifestyle public relations. We are looking for someone who can commit to 25 hours a week for a minimum of three months.

Please e-mail a cover letter and resume to Theresa Collier:  Theresa@artisanbooks.com