Brick is seeking a part-time Circulation & Marketing Manager to manage our subscriber database, work on audience-development projects, and promote Brick. Applicants should have exceptional organizational and communication skills, strong writing skills, good attention to detail, and a deep love of the literary. The ideal candidate will have an understanding of small-magazine circulation and a knack for social media. The position will entail (but may not be limited to) the following:
- Managing subscriber database
- Processing and fulfilling orders and offering customer service
- Planning and sending renewal notices
- Overseeing production and delivery of digital edition
- Coordinating subscriber mail-out with fulfillment house
- Calculating renewal rates & strategizing to improve them
- Organizing consignment arrangements and tracking sales
- Obtaining and tracking distributor print orders
- Coordinating shipping of issue to Canadian, U.S., and international distributors
- Submitting production schedule to distributors
- Calculating issue sell-through rates and analyzing distributor reports
- Determining print quantities with Managing Editor
- Managing advertising budget, booking ads, and coordinating exchanges
- Representing Brick at book fairs, launches, and events
- Organizing and promoting issue launches
- Reviewing analytics for website & social media accounts & planning posts accordingly
- Putting content on Brick’s website, together with volunteers and Managing Editor
- Creating monthly newsletter and managing newsletter subscribers
- Writing press releases and posts from Brick’s website
- Overseeing any direct-mail or other marketing campaigns
Depending on the candidate, there might be some opportunity to assist with editorial work.
Underrepresented arts workers—including but not limited to writers who are Black, Indigenous, people of colour, queer, non-binary, Deaf, and/or disabled—are especially encouraged to apply. We will make accommodations for applicants who are unable to access Brick’s administrative office, which is not wheelchair accessible.
The position entails approximately twenty hours a week. We can offer a monthly salary of $1,700 before payroll deductions. We offer a flexible work schedule and paid vacation time. Please send a cover letter and resume or cv addressed to Liz Johnston, Managing Editor, and Laurie D. Graham, Publisher, to firstname.lastname@example.org by January 2, 2018. Anticipated start date is January 28, 2019. We thank all candidates for their interest, and we will be contacting only those who are shortlisted for the position.