Call for Director of Publicity and Marketing


 

CALL FOR DIRECTOR OF PUBLICITY AND MARKETING

General

Savant Books and Publications (SBAP) is seeking an outstanding Director of Publicity and Marketing. Our best choice for Director of Publicity and Marketing (DOPAM) would be an individual (1) with extensive, previous book/CD/DVD/merchandise publicity, marketing, distribution and wholesale sales experience, (2) with outstanding people management experience and skills;  (3) who has extensive, pre-existing, worldwide publicity, marketing, distribution and retail book/CD/DVD sales contacts; and (4) who loves books, CDs and DVDs. We prefer someone permanently located on Oahu Island. 

Job Description

The Savant Director of Publicity and Marketing (DOPAM) is an entrepreneurial  position and one of three key Savant "staff" positions. Typically, the DOPAM (1) serves as the primary author/book/CD/DVD publicity resource, actively involved in planning and executing a successful publicity plan for each published work; (2) serves as the primary author/book/CD/DVD marketing resource, actively involved in planning and executing a successful marketing plan for each published work; and (3) meets weekly with the Publisher and Editor-in-Chief at a Publisher-set day, time and location in Honolulu to participate in the selection of new acquisitions and report on publicity, marketing, distribution efforts. The DOPAM may, in addition and by choice, serve as the Director of Savant Distribution, responsible for planning and executing distribution of each published work. The DOPAM also makes suggestions to improve publication quality, speed and business success. 

Compensation

This is a part-time contract with quarterly compensation based on a fixed percentage of net total quarterly company sales. The dollar amount is unrestricted, meaning that Savant does not cap the resulting dollar amount. In addition, when actually serving as Director of Savant Distribution, the DOPAM receives additional quarterly compensation based on a fixed percentage of net total quarterly Savant Distribution sales. Currently, the contract includes no employee salary or benefits.

It is hoped that, as the business grows, this position would eventually transition into a permanent, full-time, salaried, employee position with full employee benefits.

Additional Benefits

The Savant Director of Publicity and Marketing, and Savant Editor-in-Chief work directly under and with the Publisher, and receives ongoing Director of Publicity and Marketing training directly from the Publisher. 

How to Apply

Send an email directly to the publisher at "savantbooks@gmail.com" and include in the body a brief statement as to why you want to be our Savant Director of Publicity and Marketing. Attach an Apple Pages (.pages), MS Word (.docx or .doc), Rich Text Format (.rft) or Text (.txt) resume. Include all relevant previous training or experience. 

Company Summary

Savant Books and Publications is a small, dynamic, independent, Hawaii-headquartered publisher of new, transformative fiction and non-fiction literary works “with a twist,” including children’s works. We pride ourselves in introducing the best of new authors to the reading public.

We welcome serious inquiries and applications from interested parties with especially those pre-established income including retired seniors.   

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