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St. Vladimir's Orthodox Theological Seminary (SVOTS)

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Job ID: 49532
Job Views: 37665
Location: Yonkers, NY
Zip Code: 10707
Job Category: Communications, Marketing, Retail, Business Development, Customer Service, Distribution-Shipping, General Business, Inventory, Management, Nonprofit-Social Services, Sales, Strategy-Planning
Employment Type: Full time
Salary: per year
Posted: 08.16.2018

Managing Director of Marketing and Operations, St. Vladimir's Seminary (SVS) Press

Yonkers, NY


Business-Strategic Management: Business Analysis-Research, Business Unit Management, Franchise-Business Ownership, General-Other: Business-Strategic Management, Managerial Consulting, Mergers and Acquisitions, Store-Branch Management, Strategic Planning-Intelligence, Town-City Planning
Manufacturing-Production: General-Other: Production-Operations, Production-Operations Planning
Marketing-Product: Brand-Product Marketing, Copy Writing-Editing, Direct Marketing (CRM), Events-Promotional Marketing, General-Other: Marketing-Product, Investor and Public-Media Relations, Market Research, Marketing Communications, Marketing Production-Traffic, Media Planning and Buying, Product Management, Telemarketing, Visual-Display Merchandising
Sales-Retail: Business Development-New Accounts, Field Sales, General-Other: Sales-Business Development, International Sales, Media and Advertising Sales, Store-Branch Management, Visual-Display Merchandising, Wholesale-Reselling Sales

Job Description


Status:  Full-time, exempt


Reports to: SVS Press Advisory Committee, CFO


Summary of Position: The Managing Director (MD) leads the strategic vision for both the operation of SVS Press and marketing and sales of product. The MD supervises the Press and Bookstore operations. The MD represents the Press at conferences and trade shows, develops marketing materials for Press products, establishes agreements, maintains distribution networks, and works to meet sales goals and maintain a presence of SVS Press in the book publishing industry.




Areas of Responsibility and Duties


Press Operations


  • Works to stay within the annual budgeted financial targets

  • Schedules and chairs SVS Press Advisory Committee meetings

  • Suggests new publications and other products to the Press Advisory Committee for final approval

  • Develops marketing campaigns, catalogs, and all advertising for print and digital media

  • Analyzes marketing and promotional activities to maximize efficiencies and return

  • Penetrates new markets and distribution channels

    • Works with international distributors to ensure they receive all new releases and maintain a correct inventory of Press materials

  • Develops and expands methods to introduce new products

  • Maintains and updates Press’s website and social media

  • Determines travel schedules for appropriate trade shows and conferences

  • Works with SVS Press Advancement Team on subventions

  • Works with the Finance Office to process royalty payments for authors

  • Submits check requests for production expenses to the Finance Office

  • Authorizes payments and recommends contracts and agreements for signature by the CFO  

  • Prepares the final price lists and any special discounts for all new print publications, reprints, and special projects

  • Maintains the SVS Theological Quarterly’sdatabase and billing subscription procedures


Bookstore Operations


  • Supervises Customer Service Center and its activities, which include the following:

    • Processing orders

    • Warehousing products

    • Managing stock and inventory levels

    • Processing Bookstore payables and receivables

  • Manages sales and customer databases

  • Establishes optimum inventory levels

    • Works with Production Manager to create reprint schedule

  • Coordinates and implements Bookstore presence at special events

  • Manages SVS Press presence at both on- and off-campus events




The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related, or a logical assignment to the position.


Job Requirements


Please email a cover letter expressing interest in the position, being as specific as you can while detailing relevant professional experience, education, and training, along with a resume. Include in your application the names and contact information of at least four professional references, and email it to