University of Manitoba Press is hiring a Promotions Coordinator

After 10 years of creative and successful promotional work with UMP, Ariel Gordon has left the press to focus on her writing.

The University of Manitoba Press is hiring a Promotions Coordinator. This is a full-time position with an expected start date of September 13, 2021. The posting closes on August 27, 2021.

Revenues from book sales are a significant part of the Press’s overall budget, and play a critical role in its ability to meet its publishing and financial goals. A majority of Press book sales are made to bookstores, chains, and individual customers. Book promotion and publicity play a key role in generating and maintaining these sales. This position plays a key role in ensuring that the media and readers are aware of the Press’s books and authors and ensuring that these books reach their maximum sales potential.

For more details about this posting, including salary expectations and qualifications, please view the full posting.

The University of Manitoba is strongly committed to equity and diversity within its community and especially welcomes applications from women, racialized persons, Indigenous peoples, persons with disabilities, persons of all sexual and gender identities, and others who may contribute to the further diversification of ideas. All qualified candidates are encouraged to apply; however, Canadian citizens and permanent residents will be given priority.

University of Manitoba Press is grateful for the support it receives for its publishing program from the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund; the Canada Council for the Arts; the Manitoba Department of Culture, Heritage, and Tourism; the Manitoba Arts Council; and the Aid to Scholarly Publishing Programme.