Position: Marketing Assistant

Location: DUMBO, New York


Berghahn Books is seeking a Marketing Assistant for its DUMBO-based books division. We are a busy scholarly press, and the position requires a responsible person who can handle multiple tasks in a small-firm environment with minimal supervision. Excellent administrative and organizational abilities, communication skills, as well as the ability to focus clearly on details are required.

Responsibilities include assisting in the execution of marketing plans and the monitoring of results; providing research support; as well as assisting in social media and a range of sales and marketing initiatives.


Candidates should have good researching skills. An interest in scholarly publishing is valuable and a background in social sciences or the humanities a plus. Excellent communication skills and a good command of English grammar and spelling as well as proficiency in Word processing applications and Excel are vital. Basic desktop publishing skills, such as familiarity with Quark or InDesign, are also good for the job.

How to apply:

Qualified candidates only. Please send resume and cover letter to Amy Lee: No phone calls please.

About Berghahn Books:

Berghahn Books is an independent scholarly publisher of books and journals in the humanities and social sciences. Its program is focused on History, Sociology & Anthropology, International Politics & Policy Studies, Cultural and Media Studies, Jewish Studies, and Migration & Refugee Studies.