Job Opportunities with NUS Press

NUS Press is hiring! We are looking for a Marketing Executive.

Marketing Executive

This is an exceptional opportunity for a talented marketer with a strong interest in Asia-related social science or humanities. Academic book marketing requires a good understanding of relevant fields of study, so we will look for candidates that can demonstrate this, through academic study or experience in academic book marketing.

Responsibilities include managing the yearly marketing, promotions and publicity budget, and overseeing the varying channels of marketing and promotion,  including:

  • publicity and promotions opportunities, including events, launches and pitches to general news media;
  • print and e-catalogs (monitoring new titles, overseeing the design, layout, format etc);
  • NUS Press’ presence at key academic meetings and conferences;
  • online marketing, including the company website and social networks, online advertising and targeted mailing lists;
  • relations with academic journals;
  • marketing material for presentations, book launches, promotions etc.;
  • supervision of junior marketing staff (permanent and temporary)

We are open to considering candidates at different levels of experience. Above all candidates must demonstrate appropriate skills and a strong willingness to learn the trade. Above all, we’re looking for exceptional people who ground creativity and imagination in a high degree of organization and an ability to set and follow priorities.

The position will report to the Director, NUS Press.

Please email your application to valee@nus.edu.sg, with 'Marketing Executive' in the subject line.


Internships

NUS Press has year-round internships available: AY Semester One (Aug to Nov), year-end vacation (Dec), AY Semester Two (Jan to April), and during the summer vacation (May to July).

Our vacation internships are full-time, approximately 40 hours a week. Semester internships are part-time and range from 12-20 hours a week. Start and end dates are negotiable, and interns are paid at a rate of $4.50 per hour. 

Interns get introduced to the full range of activities associated with academic book publishing (editorial, marketing, and production). Introductory proofreading and copyediting sessions, as well as visits to commercial printers (when possible), will be conducted. Interns typically take on tasks such as proofreading, book sales, formulating marketing proposals, data entry, fact-checking, event planning, accounts, etc. 

Please apply for all internships eight weeks before commencement, with a CV and cover letter. We will acknowledge receipt of all complete applications, and invite shortlisted candidates in for an interview.

Please email your application to mkting.nuspress@nus.edu.sg, with 'Sem1/Dec/Sem2 internship application' in the subject line.

For summer internships, please note that we will only be hiring via the Singapore Book Publishers Association Internship Program OR the Yale-NUS Art Books internship. Please apply via those channels.