Marketing Manager - Academic
New York, NY Marketing
Job Type

Company Description 


Established in 1998 and located in midtown Manhattan, Bloomsbury USA is a general interest publisher of adult and children’s books which has become known for both its high-quality fiction and non-fiction for adults and children as well as its extensive Academic publishing from the world’s most recognized experts. 

Bloomsbury Academic publishes a portfolio of print titles and digital platforms from the world’s most-recognized experts across the Humanities and Social Sciences. Our audience ranges from academics to librarians to professionals to readers who are ardent enthusiasts across a wide range of interests. Our authors are often considered to be among the most respected scholars in their fields and include such luminaries as Paulo Freire, Carol J. Adams, and Slavoj Žižek to name but a few. 

Position Profile 

Bloomsbury is looking for a Marketing Manager to oversee nonfiction titles, from trade hardbacks to textbooks, published across the following subject areas:

  • Music & Sound Studies, which involves promoting the flagship 33 1/3 series 
  • Politics & International Relations, which includes high-profile authors like Nina Jankowicz
  • Education, which features groundbreaking backlist titles such as Pedagogy of the Oppressed by Paulo Freire


Candidates should have 2-4 years of experience in publishing, preferably with experience marketing academic nonfiction titles. This role requires someone who is organized, creative, and experienced in digital marketing (email, social media, etc.).

  • Be experienced in creating engaging email marketing campaigns 
  • Work closely with sales and editorial colleagues to achieve sales growth
  • Gather and analyze data to improve marketing campaigns, and feedback to sales and editorial colleagues to provide US      market insight
  • Project manage the design of promotional materials, such as catalogs, tote bags, and stickers
  • Plan and execute social media strategies, including Twitter, Facebook, and relevant blogs

Please submit a resume and cover letter with your application. 


  • Exceptional oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational skills/ability to multi-task
  • Adaptability
  • Experience with Salesforce and marketing automation programs useful
  • Copywriting
  • Ability to travel several times per year


Bloomsbury has adopted a hybrid work policy comprising of two days in-office work and three days of remote work. Candidates residing in NY, NJ, or CT must be able to commute to Bloomsbury’s New York City office on a mutually agreed upon schedule for in-office work.  Full-time remote work might be available for candidates residing in PA, NC, FL, NH, or IL. 

Equal Opportunity Employment:

Bloomsbury Publishing USA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Our company has a policy of providing equal opportunity employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, sex, ethnicity, veteran status, or any other legally protected characteristic. We welcome and celebrate talent from all backgrounds and believe that diversity, equity, and inclusion are crucial elements to our success. We are dedicated to actively and continuously improving our practices to better support all of our employees.  

Salary Description
$50,000 - $55,000 per year