Category Marketing Manager to join our growing and successful team. Located just 2 hours from NYC and Boston in beautiful Guilford, Connecticut – on Connecticut’s famed Long Island Sound shoreline – this is an exciting opportunity to develop, execute and manage innovative marketing programs. Working with partners such as REI, Adidas, Merrill, Citizen Watch, The American Hiking Society, The Access Fund and many more, this individual will drive results with a combination of promotional, merchandising, pro-social and new partnership-driven innovation.

Skill set:
  • Relationship driven
  • Digitally savvy
  • Sales focused
  • Entrepreneurial flair
  • A passion for content

The Category Marketing Manager develops innovative brand and retail partnerships to expand our Outdoor business. Working collaboratively with the Publisher, Marketing Director, Media Engagement Teams, Editorial, Sales and Operations, you will be responsible for:

  • Developing new brand partnerships
  • Innovative & impactful marketing campaigns
  • Achieving new business development targets
  • Retail marketing innovation
  • Social media campaigns
  • Partnering with sales to achieve annual revenue targets
  • Collaboration with category editorial and media engagement teams
  • Expanding market & consumer reach
  • Growing an already thriving marketing network that informs both product and publishing decision-making
  • Event marketing including category trade shows

Proven ability to creatively sustain and grow revenue and market reach
Market-driven mind-set that frames opportunities in a commercial context
5+ years marketing and business development experience; publishing experience is helpful but not mandatory
Superb communication skills
Experience creating, executing and tracking national campaigns and product launches
Retail marketing experience
Digital marketing experience
A keen and native interest in all things outdoors

About Globe Pequot:
Globe Pequot is a vibrant, highly respected independent publisher with a dedication to quality content for a passionate audience. Our imprints include Globe Pequot, Lyons Press, Taylor Trade, Down East, TwoDot, and FalconGuides, and in partnership with expert authors, we publish award-winning books that appeal to a wide range of readers, primarily in the categories of history, biography, sports, nature, local interest, food, travel and outdoor recreation.

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send a resume and cover letter (including the ad number, salary requirement, and where you learned of the opening) to Boone Soukthideth via email or post using the below contact information:

Boone Soukthideth
Rowman & Littlefield
c/o Human Resources

Rowman & Littlefield
Lanham, MD
E.O.E – D/M/V/F