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DIAMOND COMIC DISTRIBUTORS, INC.

 

LOCATION:   Home Office – Timonium, Maryland                                    

DATE:    May, 2013

POSITION TITLE:    Publicity & Promotions Associate       

DEPT:    Marketing

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

The Publicity and Promotions Associate performs a variety of public relations, marketing and writing tasks for Diamond’s online sites, e-newsletters and social media. The Publicity and Promotions Associate will be responsible for comicshoplocator.com and freecomicbookday.com as well as additional duties such as sending e-newsletters, liaison for consumer promotions, ad sales and other miscellaneous tasks.

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  • Create press releases for Diamond, its products and services. Schedule and track releases, maintain media contacts database and online PR area
  • Responsible for content management of various parts of Diamond’s websites, mainly comicshoplocator.com and freecomicbookday.com
  • Work in concert with marketing team to maintain all news and articles, provide consumer promotions for the site, as well as maintain a presence on social media components for both
  • Write advertising copy for Diamond’s products and services for both business to business and business to consumer
  • Assist in creation of emails and e-newsletters and sending emails out through email service providers and internal servers
  • Assist with coordination of promotions and sweepstakes to consumers
  • Manage select social media activities for the company on comicshoplocator.com and freecomicbookday.com
  • Assist in promoting advertising opportunities with Diamond to publishers and vendors
  • Additional writing duties as assigned
  • All other duties as assigned

 

EXPERIENCE, EDUCATION, AND SKILLS REQUIRED:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Advertising, Communications, or a related field
  • 1-2 years of public relations or marketing experience preferred
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Knowledge of online content management systems and social media
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects at once
  • Knowledge of Windows-based computers and programs (Microsoft Excel and Word)
  • Adobe Dreamweaver skills preferred for HTML email design and creation
  • Adobe Photoshop, photo re-sizing skills
  • Knowledge of comics and related subjects is preferred
  • Willing to work overtime as needed

To apply for any of the open positions listed here, please forward resume and salary requirements to jobs@diamondcomics.com, or mail to: 

Human Resources Department
Diamond Comic Distributors, Inc.
10150 York Road
Suite 300
Hunt Valley, MD  21030