Marketing and Publicity Assistant

Chronicle Books in San Francisco, CA

  • Industry: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations - Marketer/Market Researcher/Data Analyst
  • Type: Full Time
  • $67,545.00 - 144,170.00
position filled
Chronicle Books seeks a Marketing and Publicity Assistant to support our Adult Trade publishing program. This entry-level but key player in our Marketing Department will assist with mailings, communicate with and research new media outlets, keep our publicity database up to date, email assets to press, manage magazine subscriptions, handle announcements, and assist in preparing publicity for media trips. In addition, the Marketing and Publicity Assistant will work with the Sales Manager and Digital Marketing Manager on Amazon marketing needs, assist in executing seasonal marketing plans, handle Adult Trade giveaways, and help with Chronicle Books display signage.

The person in this role will need to employ strong communication skills as they work with colleagues in Marketing, Publicity, Operations, Design, and Sales. The Marketing and Publicity Assistant will also regularly attend Marketing group meetings.

The ideal candidate will be well organized, detail-oriented and have a strong interest in books. We also need someone who has a working knowledge of Word, Excel, and Outlook. Effective communication skills are essential as well as a can-do attitude. Previous book experience is a plus.

Chronicle Books was founded in 1967 and continues to be one of the most admired and respected publishing companies in the United States. Over the years, we have developed a reputation for award-winning, innovative books and gift products. Our independent company continues to challenge conventional publishing wisdom, setting trends in both subject and format across a list that is as diverse as it is distinctive. We value collaboration and creativity, we have a passion for design and quality, and we insist on surprising and delighting our readers. To succeed in our work, we seek and hire people who are committed to the open exchange of ideas and who help us cultivate an atmosphere of mutual accountability and trust.

Our mission says it best:Inspired by the enduring magic of books, we cultivate and distribute exceptional publishing that is instantly recognizable for its spirit and creativity. Our collaborations spark the passions of adults and children worldwide, encouraging them to explore, connect, and see things differently.

Note: Please upload your resume, cover letter, and work samples or portfolio, if applicable, to your LinkedIn profile so you can attach them with your application. If you cannot, please send them to and note "Marketing and Publicity Assistant" in the subject line.

Chronicle Books is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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