Marketing and Promotions Coordinator

Second Story Press, an award-winning publisher of feminist-inspired books for adults and young readers, is hiring a full-time Marketing & Promotions Coordinator. Our office is located downtown near Queen & Bathurst. Our ideal candidate will appreciate working in a small office with a collaborative environment.

Duties and Responsibilities will include:

  • Organizing, updating, and maintaining the company’s website and social media presence, including monitoring and analyzing metrics

  • Bibliographic metadata creation, maintenance, and distribution

  • Digital marketing initiatives, such as e-newsletters, NetGalley, Edelweiss etc.

  • Assisting the Marketing & Promotions Manager with marketing plans and publicity for forthcoming titles as well as recent releases

  • Assisting with event planning such as book launches, festivals, Word on the Street, etc.

  • Assisting with and attending trade shows, conferences, and display days (some travel, including to US, required).

  • Assisting the Marketing & Promotions Manager with preparations for our sales conferences, including liaising with distributed publishers

  • Assisting the Marketing & Promotions Manager with grant applications, report writing, and project execution

  • Managing review copy and catalogue mailings

  • Managing e-book promotions

  • Managing awards submissions


  • University graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience

  • Publishing certificate/course work

  • At least one year of experience working in book publishing

  • Experience with Bibliographic Metadata

  • Experience monitoring and analyzing website and social media metrics

  • Project Management experience

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office programs, particularly Excel and Adobe software. Adobe InDesign a plus.

  • Experience with any or all of the following would be an asset (and should be indicated in cover letter): Biblioshare, BNC Catalist, Bookmanager, Edelweiss, CoreSource, NetGalley, MailChimp, Website CMS work, and graphic design experience for web and social media

Second Story Press recognizes and embraces the value that diversity brings to our publishing program, from the books and authors we publish to our staff and collaborators. Candidates from diverse backgrounds and marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please email a PDF of your resume and cover letter to Emma Rodgers, Marketing and Promotions Manager, by Friday, August 9th with the subject: Marketing & Promotions Coordinator.

Allie Chenoweth