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Production/Marketing Coordinator

Lexington, KY 40507
Job Title Production/Marketing Coordinator
Requisition Number RE26603
Working Title Marketing Manager
Department Name 89004:University Press
Work Location Lexington, KY
Grade Level 44
Salary Range $41,475-66,373/year
Type of Position Staff
Position Time Status Full-Time
Required Education


Click here for more information about equivalencies: http://www.uky.edu/hr/employment/working-uk/equivalencies
Required Related Experience

3 yrs

Required License/Registration/Certification


Physical Requirements

Sitting/standing for long periods of time; lifting boxes up to 30 lbs infrequently; performing repetitive motion tasks; effectively communicating with individuals from diverse backgrounds; intermittent job related travel.


Monday – Friday; 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., occasional evening and weekend events

Job Summary

This position promotes the mission of the University Press, the University, and the consortium by promoting books through direct marketing, advertising, and publicity. The person in this role contributes directly to the sales and review success of books produced and distributed by the scholarly publisher for the Commonwealth of Kentucky.
Responsibilities include publicizing approximately 50 new titles per year; arranging author appearances; nominating books for awards; planning and executing special events; producing or overseeing production of single title and sales flyers, text adoption pitches, subject catalogs, a regional holiday mailer, and a variety of targeted mailings, including e-promotion; tracking, analyzing, and reporting on direct mail promotions; researching, planning, designing, and placing advertisements for 50+ books a year in magazines, in academic journals, online, via social media, and via radio; building in-house mail and email lists designed to increase promotion, course adoption, and overall sales for the University Press; leading communications with community via social networking tools; and keeping abreast of electronic marketing trends and suggesting changes and new initiatives.
This position also recruits, hires, trains, supervises, and evaluates direct reports (student interns, P/T and temporary staff, contract workers), and indirectly supervises the Marketing Assistant.

Skills / Knowledge / Abilities
Does this position have supervisory responsibilities? Yes
Preferred Education/Experience

Marketing experience required. Academic book publishing experience preferred. Driver’s license preferred.

Deadline to Apply 03/21/2021
University Community of Inclusion

The University of Kentucky is committed to a diverse and inclusive workforce by ensuring all our students, faculty, and staff work in an environment of openness and acceptance. We strive to foster a community where people of all backgrounds, identities, and perspectives can feel secure and welcome. We also value the well-being of each of our employees and are dedicated to creating a healthy place to work, learn and live. In the interest of maintaining a safe and healthy environment for our students, employees, patients and visitors the University of Kentucky is a Tobacco & Drug Free campus.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we strongly encourage veterans, individuals with disabilities, women, and all minorities to consider our employment opportunities.

Any candidate offered a position may be required to pass pre-employment screenings as mandated by University of Kentucky Human Resources. These screenings may include a national background check and/or drug screen.


Posted: 2021-02-19 Expires: 2021-03-21

Career Employment at UK

UK offers fulfilling careers in diverse fields supporting our teaching, research and health care missions. We also offer a compelling benefits package, including a generous retirement savings match and a supportive work environment distinguished by a respect for the unique work-life needs of every individual. Our culture of learning also provides tremendous support and resources for ongoing education, training and development. 

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