Illustration ©2000 Peter Reynolds, from JUDY MOODY, by Megan McDonald
Commercial Operations Manager
Candlewick Press seeks an experienced and motivated project manager to join our talented team in the role of Commercial Operations Manager. The successful candidate will enjoy working in a fast-paced environment and be responsible for: supervising the promotional design team to include assigning projects and monitoring workload; acting as project manager for our print catalogs; developing and executing our advertising strategy to include maintaining seasonal advertising grids, negotiating trade, school and library, and consumer ads, and analyzing and reporting on ROI for trade and online consumer advertising; and handling all aspects in preparation for our semi-annual Launch and Sales Conference meetings.

This position requires a professional who is highly organized and detail orientated with a strong sense of scheduling and prioritization; an excellent communicator who is able to juggle multiple priorities and work calmly and effectively under pressure while meeting deadlines; a minimum of 5 years experience supervising and motivating a team; exceptional computer skills in Word, Powerpoint, Excel, Outlook; etc; outgoing and enthusiastic with high professionalism and maturity; friendly, approachable and diplomatic. This role dictates that the individual be resourceful, extremely organized, proactive, detail-orientated and a strong team player.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing "Commercial Operations Manager"
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