Marketing/Publicity Assistant

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Marketing/Publicity Assistant

Stanford University

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Founded in 1892, Stanford University Press publishes 130-140 books a year across the humanities, social sciences, Middle Eastern, Jewish and Latin American Studies, law, business, and economics. Stanford University Press is hiring a Marketing / Publicity Assistant to join our office in Redwood City, CA.


Provide routine administrative or operational support working from detailed instructions.


  • Answer phones, and serve as a resource on unit procedures and general inquiries from authors or vendors.
  • Disseminate routine communications such as memos, notices, emails, and letters.
  • Perform office duties including, but not limited to, handling of incoming and outgoing mail, entering data into basic tables, reports, database, or spreadsheets, and making copies.
  • May provide guidance to temporary and student employees on routine matters.
  • Coordinate and communicate with internal and external stakeholders on marketing / publicity efforts.
  • Ability to prioritize and handle numerous tasks.
    *- Other duties may also be assigned

    Education & Experience:
    High school diploma or equivalent.

    Other Relevant Education May Include:
    Bachelor's Degree preferred.

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Basic computer skills and demonstrated experience with office and database software and email applications.
  • Ability to follow through and complete assigned tasks.
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service and interpersonal skills.

    Other Relevant Knowledge, Skills and Abilities May Include:
  • Lift/Carry/Push/Pull objects that weigh up to 40 pounds

  • Constantly perform desk-based computer tasks.
  • Frequently sitting.
  • Occasionally stand/walk, reach/work above shoulders, grasp lightly/fine manipulation, grasp forcefully, use a telephone, sort/file paperwork or parts, lift/carry/push/pull objects that weigh up to 10 pounds.
  • Rarely twist/bend/stoop/squat, kneel/crawl.
    * Consistent with its obligations under the law, the University will provide reasonable accommodation to any employee with a disability who requires accommodation to perform the essential functions of his or her

  • Interpersonal Skills: Demonstrates the ability to work well with Stanford colleagues and clients and with external organizations.
  • Promote Culture of Safety: Demonstrates commitment to personal responsibility and value for safety; communicates safety concerns; uses and promotes safe behaviors based on training and lessons learned.
  • Subject to and expected to comply with all applicable University policies and procedures, including but not limited to the personnel policies and other policies found in the University's Administrative Guide,

    To apply:

    Stanford is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and is committed to recruiting and hiring without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

    Job Code: 4101
    Job Grade: D


    Location: University Libraries, California, United States
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    To be considered for this position please visit our web site and apply on line at the following link:

    Stanford is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.





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    Job No:
    Posted: 9/4/2018
    Application Due: 10/1/2018
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