The University of Illinois Press seeks an experienced, highly motivated, organized, and creative professional to direct the Marketing Department of the Press’s Book Division. The Marketing Manager will provide leadership in developing and implementing innovative marketing strategies to achieve the objectives and goals established by the University of Illinois Press (UIP), a scholarly publisher of 100 new books annually. This position leads a staff of eight responsible for the marketing, publicity, and sales of all books published by the Press. Broad knowledge of scholarly publishing and of the contemporary book trade is required. Familiarity with regional publishing will be welcomed. The Marketing Manager will connect the Press’s Book Division to all suitable sales channels in print and electronic media. In addition to supervising the Marketing Department, the Marketing Manager will play a key role in decisions about book contracts, formats, pricing and press-runs, and will actively participate in the strategic planning of the Press.
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