Career Opportunities at Beacon Publishing
Welcome! Beacon Publishing is dedicated to producing materials that inspire and encourage people to become the best version of themselves. Although its publishing scope goes beyond the specifically religious, all of its publications are inspired and informed by the the Catholic faith.
Interested and qualified candidates should send a resume and cover letter to email@example.com. All positions are located in North Palm Beach, Florida. Successful candidates will be in the area or willing to relocate.
Beacon Publishing is looking for a seasoned Public Relations and Marketing professional to join our small but dedicated team. The successful candidate will work to promote Beacon’s new titles, grow the Matthew Kelly brand, and develop effective PR and Marketing processes at Beacon.
–> Develop promotional plans, schedules, and budgets for approximately 20 new titles a year.
–> Work with authors to leverage their platforms in marketing efforts
–> Work with leadership to develop and implement a Matthew Kelly brand strategy
–> Work with the design and editorial teams to create compelling book designs, cover copy, and promotional materials
–> Provide valuable marketing research and perspective for publishing decisions
–> Develop and implement a foreign rights strategy beginning with Matthew Kelly books
–> Manage and mentor a Marketing Assistant
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE
–> Minimum of 7 years of marketing experience, preferably in publishing or media
–> Initiative, reliability, and a high level of ownership, but also awareness of when to seek direction
–> Passion and demonstrated ability in promoting books and authors
–> A solid list of media contacts, both inside and outside the Catholic world
–> Extensive knowledge and experience with social media
–> Skilled at writing compelling book descriptions and promotional copy
–> Experience with email marketing software such as MailChimp or Constant Contact
–> Highly proficient with Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
–> Committed to the mission of Beacon and your own growth within it, coachable and eager to learn, perceptive and aware of how you interact with the rest of the team
We offer a competitive salary with a generous benefits package including health, dental, vision, and retirement.
This position is located in North Palm Beach, FL. The successful candidate will be in the area or willing to relocate.
We are looking for a writer to join our dedicated team. This person will work closely with Matthew Kelly and the Beacon editorial team to do primary research for future Matthew Kelly books and to write first drafts of a series of new Beacon books. Since many of these titles are written for Catholic readers, the successful candidate will have a solid knowledge of Catholicism and a unique ability to communicate old ideas in new ways. We are looking for someone who can write in a clear, non-academic style that inspires readers. If you have a talent for writing and a strong desire to influence lives through great ideas, this could be the job for you!
- Do primary research for select books by Matthew Kelly and other authors. Primary genres include Catholic spirituality, self-help, and business
- Write initial drafts of new books in a style that is engaging and accessible
- Write compelling book descriptions and marketing copy for all Beacon books and promotional materials
- Four-year college degree or equivalent work experience
- Excellent writing and copywriting skills
- High proficiency in Microsoft Office
- Willingness to take on new assignments as needed
- Coachability and a desire to learn and grow through your work
This position is located in North Palm Beach, FL. The successful candidate will either live in the area or be willing to relocate.
We offer a competitive salary with full benefits.
Please send a cover letter explaining why you are the ideal person for the position. Include your resume and two relevant writing samples and send to firstname.lastname@example.org.