- 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.
- Prior experience with inside higher education sales is highly desired.
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and ability to familiarize with other databases quickly.
- Prior experience with title management systems (e.g., Biblio) preferred but not required.
- Familiarity with SalesForce and Hubspot preferred but not essential as training will be provided as needed.
- Effectively engage and liaise with a diversity of individuals internally and externally.
- Demonstrable time-management, organizational skills, appreciation for detail and problem-solving skills.
- Strong sense of follow-through and confidence with independent work, and as part of a larger collective with common goals.
- A positive outlook, and proactive and efficient approach to handling tasks in a busy department.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration and commitment to professional codes of conduct; the Press’s may be accessed at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values.
- Enthusiasm for collaboration, and commitment to PUP’s professional code of conduct, located at https://press.princeton.edu/about/mission-values.
- Interested candidates who prefer to work on-site will be able to work from the Press’s NJ office for networking and professional development. Flexibility with in-office days will be permitted as the Press supports hybrid work.
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, neurotypical industry) are encouraged to apply. The Press provides a comprehensive and affordable benefits package.
Base Salary: $40,000/year plus a 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. Note that the cover letter is valued and reviewed closely as a writing sample.
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.