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Bearport Publishing specializes in creating high-interest, visually appealing books that focus on fun and unusual topics that young readers love. Trade-like design, using a combination of both photographs and illustrations, and playful titling are what distinguish us in the K-8 educational market. For over 16 years Bearport has been creating books that feel less like supplemental texts and more like the books children really want to read.

We are currently hiring for a Marketing Specialist.

Bearport Publishing is an award-winning publisher of high-interest nonfiction books for grades K-8. At Bearport we believe that books with great writing and amazing photos are irresistible to kids. Our print and digital titles can be found in schools and libraries around the world.

We are currently looking for a Marketing Specialist to help plan and execute Bearport’s overall marketing and branding strategy in the school library, public library, and classroom markets. In addition to handling key marketing and communication tasks, they will think creatively about growing our brand position in each market through various channels and initiatives. The Marketing Specialist will report to the Vice President of Marketing and Sales, and will work collaboratively with staff across various departments to support company-wide initiatives and knowledge sharing.

We are currently offering hybrid work arrangements due to Covid-19. This position may eventually be hybrid or work primarily in our office in SW Minneapolis.

Manage email marketing campaigns to drive awareness and ultimately generate sales
Develop and manage social media accounts (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest) to drive awareness and ultimately generate sales
Assist in creation of catalogs, tip sheets and other seasonal marketing materials
Manage company websites including seasonal updates
Manage book review submission process and tracking
Act as brand ambassador to all outside groups; maintains consistent messaging and brand positioning

Experience and Skills:
Minimum 2+ years of experience in marketing
Proficiency in Microsoft Office
Bachelor’s degree
Good communication skills via phone and email
Ability to work on a team

Health Insurance
401k with company match
Paid time off and holidays
Profit sharing
Paid parental leave
Hybrid work options
Summer work hours

About Bearport
Bearport Publishing is an independent children’s book company publishing nonfiction with a focus on high-interest subjects for beginning and struggling readers. Browse our books and learn more about us at

Does Bearport Publishing sound like the place for you? Please send a cover letter, resume, and salary requirements to No phone calls please. We look forward to hearing from you!