- Degree from a four-year college or university, preferred but not required, or equivalent experience, and a minimum of 1 year of experience in publishing (e.g. internships included).
- Relevant work experience may be substituted for educational requirements
- An interest in copyright, publishing, and fundamental of the general publishing process and contracts
- Strong and versatile communication skills as the role entails in-person and in-meeting conversation, as well as multi-format written communication.
- Demonstrable time-management, organizational skills, appreciation for detail and problem solving skills.
- Confidence with independent work, and as part of a larger collective with common goals.
- Computer proficiency, including databases and Microsoft Office.
- Prior experience with title management systems (e.g. Biblio) and marketing management systems preferred but not required.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration, and commitment to professional codes of conduct, located at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values.
- While the Princeton, NJ office is currently closed due to the pandemic, once the office reopens, interested candidates need be able to work from the Press’s NJ office for networking and professional development. Flexibility with in-office days will be permitted.
PUP is a strong advocate for greater diversity, equity, and inclusion in the university press community. Individuals who are members of groups underrepresented in academic publishing (which is, according to research by Lee & Low, historically a majority white, straight, cisgender, and nondisabled industry) are encouraged to apply. The Press provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package and is located in a historic building on Princeton University’s campus that is walking distance from downtown Princeton with easy car access to Route 1 and walking distance from the Princeton train station.
Base Salary: $40,000/year plus comprehensive benefits package. Starting salary may be negotiable based on relevant skills and prior experience.
Application Instructions: Interested candidates should send a cover letter* with salary requirements, and a résumé to PUP’s application website.
*Please include in your cover letter a description of what you are currently reading and what is on your “to read” list.
Due to application volume, only finalists will be contacted. For more information on Princeton University Press, visit http://press.princeton.edu/.
Princeton University Press is an equal opportunity employer and employs individuals based on their abilities. All applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status.