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Book Marketing & Buying Assistant

Company: Hudson Group
Location: East Orange
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Grow With Us!

Hudson is North America's leading travel retailer. For over 30 years, Hudson has met the needs and wants of travelers in more than 1,000 duty-free, duty-paid, and food & beverage stores. We couldn't serve our customers, landlords, and partners in airports, commuter terminals, hotels, and casinos without the continued support of our greatest assets: our team members. We're dedicated to hiring and training exceptional team members, who are committed to serving the customer as the Traveler's Best Friend. We strive to ensure we're fulfilling our team members' career potentials through training, skills-development, and career pathways - as our team members grow and succeed both personally and professionally, so does Hudson.

This Book Marketing & Buying Assistant Job Is For You, If You Would Enjoy:
• Supporting the book category & bookstores at Hudson through writing, marketing, buying, and related responsibilities.

Book Marketing & Buying Assistant Key Accountabilities:
• Design, pitch & execute customer marketing & promotional campaigns - in store, online, via social media
• Manage promotions calendar
• Manage print & digital sign orders - content, proofreading, production
• Create, schedule, and manage book related content for internal and external applications, including brand presentations, Beekeeper, shelftalkers, press releases, exclusive editions, website, social media, etc.
• Support Hudsonbooksellers.com with merchandising, processing orders, customer service, etc.
• Select titles, create planograms and inventory allocations, process orders, and review performance of selections
• Create thematic & seasonal lists/promotions/orders
• Plan & execute book related events in stores and online
• Create and maintain good vendor relationships
• Manage day-to-day business issues and opportunities

Book Marketing & Buying Assistant Required Qualifications:
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills: relevant writing samples required
• Knowledge of books & the book industry and passion for learning
• Attention to detail & organization
• History of creative contribution in the workplace
• Effective & efficient planning and project management capabilities
• Positive, collaborative, and determined attitude
• Enthusiasm to work for and contribute to a diverse, equitable, and inclusive environment
• Minimum 2 years of relevant experience
• Strong proficiency with Excel, Word, PPT, etc.

Book Marketing & Buying Assistant Preferred Qualifications:
• Familiarity with Edelweiss, SAP, and/or Basil book system
• Proficiency with Adobe CCS

*Please forward your resume and cover letter for immediate consideration.

Some of our company-offered benefits for you and your family include:
• Health & Well Being: Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
• Paid Time Off
• Various Personal and Parental Leave Programs
• Universal Life Insurance
• Retirement Programs & Matching Employee Contributions: 401K & RRSP
• Employee Discount of 20%
• Employee Recognition & Anniversary Programs
• Training, Development, and Growth Opportunities
• Tuition Assistance & Scholarship Programs

For additional information on our benefits, please visit: https://www.hudsongroup.com/careers/our-perks.

Hudson is an Equal Opportunity Employer of all qualified individuals. All employment decisions are made without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, disability, military leave or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law. We are committed to creating an inclusive workplace in which we value diversity and unique experiences, backgrounds and identities.

Note to staffing agencies: Please do not contact Hudson (including the recruitment team or any hiring managers) regarding this position with candidates. If assistance is needed in filling any position for Hudson, a member of our recruiting team will reach out directly. #AF123

Keywords: Hudson Group, East Orange , Book Marketing & Buying Assistant, Other , East Orange, New Jersey

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