Copy Writer

Sep 11, 2012
Oct 11, 2012
Ms. Elaine Weiss
Full Time
The Copy Writer is responsible for writing cover and jacket copy and all company promotional materials.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:
•Write all front-list copy for the company's twice-yearly main catalog.
•Write book cover copy, book dust jacket copy, and product package copy for all new books and related products. Edit and revise cover copy from foreign publishers for jointly published books.
•Revise, update, and periodically re-write subject catalogs annually and bi-annually.
•Write print space ads for trade magazines and occasional in consumer publications promoting new books or groups of books.
•Write and assist in the planning of miscellaneous sales brochures as needed.
•Work closely with our design, production, sales and editorial teams to maintain effective and compelling copy that reflects the Barron’s brand.
•Write press releases as required.
•Contribute to planning and scheduling of all promotional materials cited above.
•Maintain title information on web-based database and export new information and changes to distribution channels as necessary.

•Minimum four-year degree in English, Journalism, Marketing or equivalent from an accredited college/university.
•Two-five years experience writing and editing advertising and promotional copy for a book publishing company or a corporate creative services department.
•Two-five years’ prior experience working with print, advertising, catalogs, book covers and jackets.
•Strong organizational, communication, interpersonal and time management skills.

Applicants please email a cover letter, resume and salary requirements with the job title Copy Writer in the subject line of the email. INCLUDE THE RESUME IN THE TEXT OF THE EMAIL

Applicants residing locally will be given preferential consideration.

We appreciate your interest and will review all resumes, however only those candidates with whom we are interested in interviewing will be contacted.