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Flanker Press Seeks Marketing and Publicity Coordinator

13 Jun

Flanker Press Seeks Marketing and Publicity Coordinator

Position: Marketing Publicity Coordinator

Job type: Full-time – Temporary ( Maternity Leave )

Location: Paradise, NL

Flanker Press is a book publishing company located in Paradise, Newfoundland and Labrador. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

Flanker Press is looking for a dedicated candidate to fill a Marketing and Publicity Coordinator position. This is a full-time (35 hours/week) temporary (maternity leave replacement) position with some overtime required. The anticipated start will be "as soon as possible" and the expected termination date is December 06, 2019. The salary is based upon $30,000 per annum.

The ideal candidate would have excellent communication and organizational skills, and have previous experience in Marketing and Publicity.

Duties and responsibilities:

• Handling outreach to media, the public, the education sector and specialty retailers

• Coordinating media pitches, book launches, and award submissions

• Providing website updates, social media accounts and media contacts

• Actively working to enhance the profile of the company and its authors

• Managing and monitoring metadata

Required qualifications:

• Post-Secondary Education ( Media – Marketing – an asset)

• A good working knowledge of publishing in Newfoundland & Canada

• Experienced with broadcast and print media, marketing, and social media

• Versatile with Microsoft software and able to learn other specific programs

• Outgoing, energetic, organized, focused, accurate, engaged and deadline-oriented

• Excellent written and oral communication skills • Great interpersonal skills

• Strong organizational and time-management skills, ability to multi-task and juggle several projects at once is a must!

Please submit cover letter and resume to: jcranford@flankerpress.com

Closing Date: June 21, 2019

Flanker Press thanks all applicants for their interest; however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted.

About Flanker Press
Turning pages since 1994

Flanker Press is a bright spark in the Newfoundland and Labrador publishing scene. As the province’s most active publisher of trade books, the company now averages twenty new titles per year, with a heavy emphasis on regional non-fiction and historical fiction.

The mission of Flanker Press is to provide a quality publishing service to the local and regional writing community and to actively promote its authors and their books in Canada and abroad.

Now located in Paradise, Flanker Press has grown from a part-time venture in 1994 to a business with eight full-time employees. In the fall of 2004, Flanker Press launched a new imprint, Pennywell Books. This imprint includes literary fiction, short stories, young adult fiction, and children’s books.

Flanker Press Ltd.
PO Box 2522, Station C
St. John's, NL A1C 6K1

TF: 1.866.739.4420

Tel: 709.739.4477

Fax: 709.739.4420

The Latest
Always something new

17 Sep, 2019
Carolyn Morgan Signing in St. John's
17 Sep, 2019
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18 Sep, 2019
Helen C. Escott Signing in St. John's

11 Sep, 2019
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Send us your manuscript

Please review our guidelines for submitting fiction and non-fiction manuscripts to be considered for publication.


We acknowledge the financial support of the Government of Canada through the Canada Book Fund (CBF) and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Department of Tourism, Culture and Recreation for our publishing activities.

We acknowledge the support of the Canada Council for the Arts, which last year invested $157 million to bring the arts to Canadians throughout the country. Nous remercions le Conseil des arts du Canada de son soutien. L’an dernier, le Conseil a investi 157 millions de dollars pour mettre de l’art dans la vie des Canadiennes et des Canadiens de tout le pays.