Duke University, Duke University Press

Position ID:Duke University-Duke University Press-EXHIBITS [#15497, 13299]
Position Title: Exhibits Manager, Duke Univ. Press
Position Type:Other
Position Location:Durham, North Carolina 27701, United States [map]
Subject Area: Other / Humanities
Appl Deadline:2019/12/06 11:59PMhelp popup finished (2019/11/14, finished 2020/06/07, listed until 2019/12/06)
Position Description:    

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Duke University Press is seeking an Exhibits Manger to plan, develop, and implement the Press’ exhibits program for approximately 100 annual academic conferences and co-op meetings.

If interested in this opportunity please submit the University-required electronic application, including your résumé and cover letter, before close of the position at Noon on Friday, Dec. 6, 2019.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES I. Plan, Develop, and Implement Exhibits Program for approximately 20 major academic conferences annually • select and order books and journals for each meeting; create posters, order forms, and display materials • reserve booths and furnishings; pack and ship supplies, and late-shipping books and journals as necessary • create and distribute Subject Matters e-mail newsletters to those subscribed to relevant subject areas • oversee staffing and scheduling at exhibits

II. Plan and Execute Annual Exhibits Program • approximately 20 Journals Marketing exhibits annually (choose and order titles; prepare order forms and other display materials) • five to 10 display-only exhibits annually • three to four non-academic conferences annually (trade shows, book fairs, festivals, and various events with book displays) • approximately five library conferences annually (choose and order titles, prepare order forms and other display materials) • approximately 60 annual co-op meetings

III. Oversee and Implement Policies and Procedures for Exhibits Program • represent Exhibits Program to the Press at marketing meetings, and to the marketing team • attend and represent Duke University Press publishing program at exhibits • analyze progress of exhibits program and adverse trends; make recommendations as appropriate • coordinate with other DUP work groups (books editorial, production, warehouse, fulfillment) • develop and maintain professional contacts with outside vendors, academic associations and authors • maintain workflow management system; administer data tracking system

IV. Manage and Analyze Exhibits Budget • determine budget requirements, and prepare recommendations accordingly • monitor, track and accurately report expenditures; prepare budget reports

EXPERIENCE: Work requires good written and verbal communication; analytical and organizational skills; ability to juggle numerous deadlines and details; familiarity with data management systems; strong Excel skills essential; basic Photoshop/design skills helpful; ability to work independently and with a team; comfort level with scholarly material.

EDUCATION/TRAINING: Bachelor’s degree, plus one year of related work experience. Marketing and publishing experience strongly preferred. Related skills include graphic design and ability to connect with scholarly content.

Duke University is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing employment opportunity without regard to an individual's age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or veteran status.

Duke aspires to create a community built on collaboration, innovation, creativity, and belonging. Our collective success depends on the robust exchange of ideas-an exchange that is best when the rich diversity of our perspectives, backgrounds, and experiences flourishes. To achieve this exchange, it is essential that all members of the community feel secure and welcome, that the contributions of all individuals are respected, and that all voices are heard. All members of our community have a responsibility to uphold these values.

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Contact: HR Manager, 9196873600
Email: email
Postal Mail:
905 W. Main Street
Ste. 18-B
Durham, NC 27701
Web Page: https://www.dukeupress.edu/About/Job-Opportunities/Job-Postings/Exhibits-Manager

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