Marketing Director

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Literary Arts
position summary:

Marketing Director

Literary Arts seeks a creative, experienced individual to lead marketing and publicity efforts for an exciting array of literary programs including Portland Arts & Lectures, Delve: Readers' Seminars, Oregon Book Awards, Oregon Literary Fellowships and Writers in the Schools. For more information about Literary Arts, please visit


• Develop and execute a comprehensive marketing plan to support Portland Arts & Lectures, the organization’s primary earned income channel.

• Manage news and media relationships, negotiate advertising and media contracts, produce and distribute promotional materials and monitor budgets.

• Oversee all aspects of the website and determine effective online presence and email marketing strategies. • Determine and execute specific marketing strategies for individual programs.

• Proactively reach out to new groups to increase involvement in Literary Arts events and programs.


• 3-5 years experience in marketing or related field. Contacts with local media a plus.

• Outstanding oral and written communication skills.

• Impeccable attention to detail.

• Ability to build and maintain relationships with diverse constituencies.

• Experience with website development and email marketing.

• Experience with design programs including InDesign and Photoshop.

• Strong interest in the literary arts. Background in literature a plus.

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits.

Please submit cover letter, resume and references to:

Marketing Director

Literary Arts

224 NW 13th Ave., Suite 306

Portland, OR 97209

No phone calls or e-mails, please.

Application deadline: Friday, October 31, 2008.

Salary / Pay Rate:Based on Experience
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer