Tupelo Press

60 Roberts DriveSuite 308
North Adams, MA 01247

Date Posted:
July 24, 2019

Western Massachusetts



Administrative Director, Tupelo Press

The Administrative Director of this award-winning, nationally-recognized, independent literary press works closely with the Artistic Director, Editor in Chief, Managing Editor, and Fulfillment Director, overseeing most facets of the day-to-day operations of organization: serving as point of contact with authors, production partners, and sales reps; maintaining databases and office workflow (Excel fluency required); managing staff and interns; tracking book-flow; producing royalty statements; designing book publicity; and coordinating award nominations. The Director will coordinate development-drives and donations, and serve as point of contact for communications to and from the Press. The job includes facilitating bi-annual catalogue design and production. Responsibilities include coordinating the Press's participation in book fairs, especially the annual conference of the Association of Writing Programs.

The ideal candidate will have experience in website administration (including expertise in WordPress and e-commerce) and fluency in social media best practices. As this job description suggests, Tupelo Press requires an Administrative Director with significant experience in management skills. The successful candidate will be the very definition of a dynamic self-starter, creative problem-solver, excellent communicator, and team-player. Sense of humor required. 35 hour per week, on site at the Tupelo Press offices in North Adams (this is not a telecommuting job). Salary commensurate with experience. Tupelo Press is an equal opportunity employer.

How To Apply:
Attach a cover letter and resume to an email, addressed to: publisher@tupelopress.org (Jeffrey Levine, Artistic Director). Be sure to indicate when available to start.
Apply by:
August 15, 2019
Commensurate with experience, and in line with area nonprofits.
About this Organization:
Tupelo Press is a nonprofit publisher of poetry, literary fiction and nonfiction, established in 1999. The press publishes approximately 15-18 books per year, and has published numerous award-winning authors, including Ilya Kaminsky, Aimee Nezhukumatatihl, Maggie Smith, and Lawrence Raab.