June 10, 2005
News & Opinion: Job Opening at 800-CEO-READ
We are on the lookout for a new person to help Jack and I will all the marketing and communications stuff we have going on. Here is the position description:
Communications and Marketing Specialist
We are looking for an individual to join our marketing and public relations side of our business. There are two main components to this position:
In the first component, this person will be responsible for managing and distributing content to an ever expanding group of partners. The types of content we generate is as varied as online reviews of business books, bestseller lists, and audio interviews with authors. The consumers of this content include internal sources, MarketingProfs.com, and the Knight Ridder Tribute Syndicate. The goal for this individual is to manage the editorial calendar and develop new outlets for our materials. This individual may also be involved in the generation and editing of content for these channels.
The second part to this position is identifying advertising opportunities for our company and our products. The goals are strengthening the 800-CEO-READ brand and increasing revenues. Managing advertising partnerships and developing a comprehensive online advertising plan are key aspects to this part of the position.
800-CEO-READ is a division of Harry W. Schwartz Bookshops and specializes in selling business books to corporations, universities, and individuals. The company was started in 1984 and located in Milwaukee’s Historic Third Ward. In the last two years, 800-CEO-READ has doubled its size and now has yearly revenues of $5+ million.
We have a lot of fun things planned. Come join us!
Qualifications: Four year degree in business, communications, or liberal arts.
Salary Range: $30,000 to $35,000 per year
Benefits: Health, Dental, 401K, and profit sharing
If you are interested or know someone who might be, drop me a line at todd at 800ceoread dot com.
About Dylan Schleicher
Dylan Schleicher has been a part of the 800-CEO-READ claque since 2003. Even though he's stayed on at the company, he has not stayed put. After beginning in shipping & receiving, he joined customer service and accounting before moving into his current, highly elliptical orbit of duties overseeing the ChangeThis and In the Books websites, the company's annual review of books and in-house design. He lives with his wife and two children in the Washington Heights neighborhood on Milwaukee's West Side.