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NetGalley/Bookish Seeking Full-Time Social Media & Administrative Assistant

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Are you passionate about helping books, authors, and publishers succeed in the marketplace? Do you love interacting with a community of avid readers and book industry professionals? NetGalley is looking for a full-time Social Media & Administrative Assistant to work across the NetGalley, Bookish, and BookishFirst brands. This position includes implementing social media marketing and advertising plans, producing online content via a WordPress platform, as well as assisting with administrative tasks and scheduling for the NetGalley.com and Bookish.com websites.

The NetGalley & Bookish team works remotely from 9am-5pm Eastern time. This employee will need to be located in the US with a home office and be able to work collaboratively and effectively in an independent setting with virtual communication. There will be occasional travel opportunities.

Required Skills:

  • 1-2+ years of experience in social media/marketing/publicity/digital content, especially related to books.
  • Expertise in utilizing social media platforms to promote content, including strong instincts and a keen understanding of how best to engage with communities.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Experience creating appealing visuals for online content and social posts.
  • Strong customer service social skills such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution.
  • Familiarity with the NetGalley & Bookish & BookishFirst sites and concepts.
  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education (including internships).

Attributes of Ideal Candidate:

  • Enthusiastic and professional.
  • Extremely organized and highly detail-oriented.
  • Adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines.
  • Comfortable with technology and online platforms (HTML and any design experience a plus).
  • Have a knack for creating public-facing content and be comfortable representing the company’s voice and values online and potentially in-person.
  • Enjoys diving into statistics and drawing conclusions to satisfy a curiosity about the effectiveness of social media campaigns and content.
  • A team-player above all else.

Desired Experience or Willingness to Learn:

  • Functional knowledge and/or personal experience with WordPress and MailChimp or similar ESP.
  • Understanding of the principles of SEO, including keyword research and Google Analytics.

 

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NetGalley UK Seeking Part-Time Administrative Assistant

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Are you passionate about books and the book-publishing industry? Do you thrive under tight deadlines as you work on multiple projects, all the while maintaining a great eye for detail and process? If so, NetGalley could be the place for you. We’re currently looking for a part-time (20 hours per week) Administrative Assistant in the UK – and we’d love to hear from you. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.co.uk.

Reporting to the UK Assistant Director, your role will be to support all aspects of the UK operation, from assisting clients and generating invoices, to writing marketing copy and managing content on the website. It is a wide-ranging, busy and varied role, perfect for someone who wants to experience more of the publishing world.

The NetGalley team is virtual, with teams in London, the US, France, Germany and Japan. You will therefore need to be able to work collaboratively and effectively in an independent setting using virtual communication. The Assistant Director is based in London, but we encourage applications from anywhere in the UK. Occasional travel to team meetings will also be expected.

We’re looking for someone available to start immediately, and work 20 hours a week (with potential for more hours in the future). This position is entry-level, but provides a lot of potential to try new tasks, contribute your ideas, gain experience and make your mark.

Required Skills:

  • Detail-oriented and extremely organized
  • Adept at prioritisation, juggling multiple tasks and meeting deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written communication
  • Motivated self-starter
  • Focused on delivering excellent support across a wide range of tasks
  • Background in professional administrative service

Attributes of Ideal Candidate:

  • Experience using cloud-based project- and client-management services like Sugar CRM, Smartsheet and Confluence
  • Digital-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn)
  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education
  • Passionate about providing leading customer service and upholding our position in the industry as professional, friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable
  • Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred

Closing Date: March 31st

Salary: £24,000 per annum, pro-rata

How to Apply:
Please use this online form to submit your cover letter (brief introduction and how you fit into the description above), and CV. We look forward to hearing from you!

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NetGalley Seeking Full-Time Customer Service & Community Assistant

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Are you passionate about interacting with a community of book advocates and helping to build pre-publication buzz for new books? NetGalley is looking for a full-time Customer Service & Community Assistant to handle online customer support, community moderation, and administrative tasks across two of our platforms (NetGalley.com and BookishFirst.com). This role coordinates with the internal Community Management team.

The NetGalley team works remotely from 9am-5pm Eastern time. This employee will need to be located in the US with a home office and be able to work collaboratively and effectively in an independent setting with virtual communication.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of professional administrative and/or customer service experience.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Demonstrates strong customer service social skills such as empathy, patience, advocacy and conflict resolution.
  • Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred.
  • Experience moderating social or online communities.

Attributes of Ideal Candidate:

  • Enthusiastic and professional, under all circumstances.
  • Extremely organized and highly detail-oriented.
  • Adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines.
  • Digital-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn).
  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education.
  • Passionate about providing top-notch customer service and upholding our position in the industry as professional, friendly, helpful, and knowledgeable.
  • Extra consideration will be given to candidates who have a professional working fluency in Spanish (to handle Spanish-language support and communications with our community).
  • Experience using Zendesk or similar customer service software or help desk interface.

 

 

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NetGalley seeking a proactive, enthusiastic part-time Communications Assistant!

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Are you passionate about the book publishing industry? Goal oriented, and strategy-driven? NetGalley is looking for a part-time Communications Assistant to maintain important client-facing communications and brand strategy. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.com.

This role will assist the International Account Director, and also provide assistance with client-relationship building as assigned.

Description:

The ideal candidate is a publishing-industry insider with marketing or publicity experience, or B2B brand marketing professional, with outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. Candidate is enthusiastic, professional, extremely organized, and highly detail-oriented; and is adept at prioritization, and juggling multiple tasks.

The perfect candidate will have a knack for creating public-facing content and be comfortable representing the company’s voice and values online, and potentially in-person. Excellent writing skills and tone are a must—friendly, informative, confident, expert. The perfect candidate is a motivated self-starter, in addition.

Familiarity with NetGalley, and the publishing industry is strongly preferred; otherwise, hands-on experience working in a marketing or publicity capacity in any B2B industry is expected.

The NetGalley team is virtual, but we work on an East Coast schedule and many of us are based around NYC. Specific hours will be set when an offer is made, but they will be between 9am-5pm EST, Monday-Friday. This employee will need a home office and to be able to work very effectively in an independent setting. There will be occasional travel to team meetings.

We’re looking for someone available to start immediately, and work 20 hours a week.

You must be:

  • A friendly and professional people-person
  • Able to write well and quickly, especially: engaging professional marketing and publicity tips, detailed announcements about the NetGalley service, and how-to documents
  • Interested to learn and grow by attending professional development events for marketers and publicists, and staying on top of trends and services in the publishing industry
  • Consistent at meeting deadlines within a fast-paced environment
  • Able to work and manage your time independently
  • Comfortable working with a virtual team

We’d appreciate:

  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education, or brand marketing experience
  • A big fan of reading digitally and interest in the overall book publishing industry
  • Experience using cloud-based project- and client-management services like Smartsheet and Confluence
  • Basic familiarity with the NetGalley site and concept

Advantages:

Ability to work remotely from your home office, while gaining invaluable insight into the book publishing industry, specifically fostering client relationships tied to this data- and results-driven market. Plus, you will work with a group of truly amazing and creative people!

 

NetGalley (www.netgalley.com) is an industry-standard service to help readers of influence discover and recommend new books to their audiences. NetGalley delivers secure, digital galleys to professional readers on behalf of over 300 publishers in North America, Australia, the UK, France, Germany and Japan, to help promote and market new books. NetGalley is part of Firebrand Technologies (www.firebrandtech.com) which provides leading software and services to help publishers achieve success.

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NetGalley seeking Bilingual (Spanish) Community Assistant

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Are you passionate about interacting with a community of book advocates, and to help build pre-publication buzz for new books? NetGalley is looking for a full-time Bilingual (Spanish) Community Assistant. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.com.

This position reports to NetGalley’s Community Manager and includes handling social media, content creation, and customer support, as well as assisting with administrative tasks and scheduling.

The ideal candidate has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; is enthusiastic, professional, extremely organized, and highly detail-oriented; and is adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines. Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred; otherwise candidate must be digital-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn). A moderate knowledge of the publishing industry and book publicity/marketing is expected, while hands-on experience working in a book marketing position is strongly preferred. The perfect candidate will have a knack for creating public-facing content and be comfortable representing the company’s voice and values online and potentially in-person. The candidate must be bilingual to potentially handle Spanish-language support and communications with our community.

The NetGalley team is virtual, but we work on an East Coast schedule and many of us are based around NYC. This employee will need a home office and to be able to work very effectively in an independent setting. There will be occasional travel to team meetings.

Required Skills:

  • 2+ years of professional marketing/publicity experience, especially related to books.
  • Proficiency with social media platforms, including strong instincts and keen understanding of when and how best to engage with community.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.
  • Professional working fluency in Spanish language.
  • Successful at identifying potential social campaigns.
  • Excellent customer service skills.
  • Consistent at meeting deadlines within a fast-paced environment.
  • Able to work and manage your time independently.
  • Comfortable working with a virtual team.
  • A fan of reading digitally and interested in the overall book publishing industry a plus.

We’d appreciate:

  • Familiarity with the NetGalley site and concept.
  • Publishing or other book-industry background or education.
  • Experience using WordPress, Smartsheet, and all social platforms.
  • Basic technical skills (HTML and any design experience a plus).

Advantages:

  • Medical and dental benefits, as well as paid vacation
  • Work from your home office
  • Work with a group of truly amazing and creative people!

 

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NetGalley seeking part-time enthusiastic, bookish, detail-oriented Sales Assistant!

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Are you excited to help build pre-publication buzz for new books? Are you dedicated to excellent customer service? NetGalley is looking for a part-time Sales Assistant to help facilitate client acquisitions, and assist with general customer support and inquiries. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.com.

This position reports to NetGalley’s International Account Director and has responsibility for responding to sales and support inquiries, and assisting with administrative tasks.

The ideal candidate has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; is enthusiastic, professional, extremely organized, and highly detail-oriented; and is adept at prioritization, and juggling multiple tasks. Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred; otherwise candidate must be web-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn). A moderate knowledge of the publishing industry and book publicity/marketing is expected, while hands-on experience working in a sales or support capacity in any industry is strongly preferred. The perfect candidate is a motivated self-starter, in addition.

The NetGalley team is virtual, but most of our employees and clients are based in the NYC metro area, so working hours for this position are on East Coast time. We’re looking for someone available to start immediately, and work 20 hours a week (to start, with potential for more hours in the future).

This position is entry-level and for “doers” only, but provides a lot of potential to try new tasks, contribute your ideas and make your mark.
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NetGalley is looking for a PHP Software Engineer to join our team!

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NetGalley is seeking a full-stack PHP developer to immediately join our fully remote development team. Our ideal candidate has experience with modern PHP frameworks, enjoys working in an agile environment, understands the benefits of automated testing, and possesses a positive team-first attitude and an exceptional attention to detail.

In working with us, you will experience cutting edge Symfony development using the latest open source packages to build the best product possible. You will design beautiful front end code using Bootstrap, you will craft bulletproof systems upon a foundation of automated tests, and you will contribute back to the same open source projects that we build upon. You will thrive in our fast-paced agile culture, pushing your own boundaries as you grow as a developer.

We meet virtually throughout the week as we are a remote team, but you will be required to travel three to four times a year. Most of our team meetings are held just outside of Times Square in New York, right in the heart of the US publishing industry.

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NetGalley seeking part-time enthusiastic, bookish, detail-oriented
Marketing Administrative Assistant

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Are you excited to help build pre-publication buzz for new books? NetGalley is looking for a part-time Marketing Administrative Assistant to help facilitate sales and execution of several marketing programs. Find out more about NetGalley at www.netgalley.com.

This position reports to NetGalley’s Community and Marketing Director and has responsibility for selling online ad placements as well as assisting with administrative tasks and scheduling.

The ideal candidate has outstanding communication and interpersonal skills; is enthusiastic, professional, extremely organized, and highly detail-oriented; and is adept at prioritization, juggling multiple tasks, and meeting deadlines. Familiarity with NetGalley is strongly preferred; otherwise candidate must be web-savvy with an understanding of current reading devices (and always willing to learn). A moderate knowledge of the publishing industry and book publicity/marketing is expected, while hands-on experience working in a book marketing position is strongly preferred. The perfect candidate will have a knack for identifying the right category and audience for a book. Continue reading “NetGalley seeking part-time Marketing Administrative Assistant”

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NetGalley is looking for a QA Analyst / Assistant Product Manager to join our team!

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NetGalley is looking to add a QA Analyst / Assistant Product Manager. Our ideal candidate is passionate about both books and technology.

The NetGalley team is virtual, but we work on an east coast schedule and many of us are based around NYC. This employee will need a home office and to be able to work effectively at home. There will be occasional travel to team meetings.

Each day of this job is likely to be different, and there is a lot of potential to contribute your ideas and make your mark, but this position is 100% hands-on.
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