Rodale, Inc.

Type: Full Time

Position: Assistant/Associate Editor

Location: NYC

Description:  Rodale Inc. is currently seeking an Assistant or Associate Editor for Rodale Books. This individual will assume the day-to-day responsibilities for select running, cycling, health and general sports titles. He or she will provide general assistance to the Executive Editor of Rodale Books as well. The ideal candidate will have at least two years of post college publishing experience. This position is located in New York City.


  • BA/BS from Liberal Arts College
  • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  • Demonstrated interest in sports and active-lifestyle activities
  • Commitment to developing a career in publishing
  • Flexible, personable attitude; Ability to develop cordial and professional relationships
  • Two years solid post college experience in publishing environment
  • Strong communication and relationship skills; ability to publicly present ideas and information
  • Exceptional writing ability
  • Proven ability to accommodate evolving responsibilities and last minute changes
  • Strong attention to detail and work ethic
  • Must be a team player and have the ability to multitask
  • Highly motivated, extremely organized, flexible and creative


  • Evaluate manuscripts and collect research to facilitate acquisition process
  • Meet project and manuscript deadlines with a high degree of editorial accuracy
  • Develop book ideas and secure writers
  • Write copy, including back cover copy and sales/marketing materials
  • Attend meetings with agents and authors

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Sounds True

Type: Full Time

Position: Marketing/Publicity and Admin Assistant

Location: Louisville, CO

Description:  Sounds True, a publisher specializing in spirituality and holistic living, is seeking a smart, driven, energetic and enthusiastic Marketing/Publicity & Admin Assistant to support our dynamic marketing and publicity departments. The right candidate has excellent written and verbal communications skills, is naturally organized, is a go getter that identifies needs and acts without prompt, is mature and professional, and works well under pressure. Applicants should have a genuine interest in the mission of Sounds True, a passion for books and a strong desire to work in publishing.


  • A college degree or equivalent
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent command of Microsoft Office programs – Excel & Word (incl: mailing label merge skills, data spreadsheets, advanced formatting for press releases)
  • Strong organizational skills, ability to multi-task, prioritize and manage time effectively while maintaining accuracy and attention to detail
  • Digital/Internet & Social Media savvy
  • Prior publishing experience is preferred


  • Oversee publicity efforts (draft press releases, process mailings, fulfill review copy requests, outreach)
  • Oversee galley production and distribution to media contacts and publishing trade publications
  • Assist Publicity Manager with campaigns, mailings and author tours
  • Update and maintain online press room and press kits w/images, links, content
  • Assist in social media platform management for ST brand & products
  • Prepare newsletter communications for eblasts
  • Correspond with important sales contacts via phone/email
  • Input and update content within media and sales databases
  • Coordinate travel arrangements and prepare expense reports
  • Maintain calendar/scheduling
  • Provide general administrative support for Marketing/Publicity team as needed

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