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Marketing Manager

About University of Massachusetts Amherst

UMass Amherst is one of the major public research universities in the United States. Nestled in idyllic Amherst, Massachusetts, the campus is consistently ranked among the top public research universities in the nation, and offers a rich cultural environment in a rural setting close to major urban centers.

Job Description

The University of Massachusetts Press, a well-established and award winning book publisher, is seeking a collaborative, resourceful, and knowledgeable marketing manager to develop and execute the marketing strategy for the Press’s scholarly and trade publishing program. The ideal candidate will have exceptional communication skills, strong attention to detail and deadlines, and a keen understanding of scholarly publishing.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in English, Communication, Marketing, or related field with 5 years of publishing experience, or a Master’s degree in the same with 2 years of publishing experience (preferred).

  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills.

  • Ability to design and implement a coordinated program to promote and publicize scholarly and trade titles.

  • Demonstrated ability to oversee multiple ongoing projects.

  • Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Drupal-based websites, FileMaker database, and Adobe Creative Suite preferred.

Additional Information

PSSAP Position Level 27 PSU Salary Schedule.pdf

The University offers an attractive benefits package.

The University of Massachusetts is committed to the policy of equal opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, age, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, disability, military status, or genetic information in employment, admission to and participation in academic programs, activities, and services, and the selection of vendors who provide services or products to the University. To fulfil that policy, the University of Massachusetts is further committed to a program of affirmative action to eliminate or mitigate artificial barriers and to increase opportunities for the recruitment and advancement of qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, and covered veterans. It is the policy of the University of Massachusetts to comply with the applicable federal and state statutes, rules and regulations concerning equal opportunity and affirmative action.

On campus applicants are defined as Amherst campus non-student employees.

Application Instructions

Please go to and submit a letter of application describing relevant experience and a résumé. The names, addresses, and telephone numbers of at least three professional references will be required prior to interviews. To receive priority consideration, please submit your application materials by the priority date of May 12, 2017. Applications will be accepted after the priority date until the position has been filled.