Sales and Marketing Assistant

Wattpad WEBTOON Studios brings together technology, a diverse new generation of creators, and passionate global fandoms to create data-backed, audience-driven TV shows, films, and books. Leveraging incredible stories and insights from WEBTOON and Wattpad’s combined audience of more than 166 million people, Wattpad WEBTOON Studios has pioneered a bold, global, fan-first approach to entertainment. Wattpad WEBTOON Studios has worked with Netflix, Sony Pictures Television, Crunchyroll, The Jim Henson Company, Vertigo Entertainment, Constantin Film, Penguin Random House, and many other leaders in entertainment and publishing.

We are seeking a detail-oriented, organized individual to join Wattpad WEBTOON Studios as Sales and Marketing Assistant The Assistant will work on a wide array of books on the Young Adult and Adult lists and provide overarching support to the VP, Marketing and Senior Manager, Marketing Operations. This is a dynamic role with an opportunity for growth.

What you’ll be doing:

  • Work closely with the VP, Marketing on weekly sales reporting and marketing KPI tracking and communications
  • Create and share sales materials with our distribution partners at Macmillan to include sales conference decks, one sheeter, sell sheets and more.
  • Process all incoming invoices and carefully track in the Marketing Budget documents and reconcile each month.
  • Propose titles for ebook promotions and ensure our titles are represented in ebook promotions across new releases and backlist
  • Work closely with our Senior Manager, Marketing Operations on the deployment of key seasonal mailings to include warehouse communications, list uploads, work orders and, where needed, promotional material procurement.
  • Liaise with publicity, editorial, creative, content management, and sales on ARCs, galleys, collateral material needed for reps, booksellers and consumers. Keep our bookseller and librarian database up-to-date
  • Take and distribute meeting minutes at sales and marketing meetings and assign follow up items in Asana to key stakeholders.
  • Learn how to interpret and form actionable insights from our data and audience activity and apply them to sales and marketing planning.

What we’re looking for:

  • Strong interest in working in and learning about the publishing industry
  • Proficiency with google sheets/excel (pivot tables, VLOOKUP, formulas, etc)
  • Ability to work collaboratively and meet deadlines
  • A motivated self-starter with a love for books
  • Excellent multi-tasking and organizational skills, and strong attention to detail.
  • You are, of course, a Wattpadder!
  • University degree in a related field or equivalent experience preferred but not required

What We Offer:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical insurance
  • RRSP matching
  • Annual bonus
  • Career development; we believe in mentorship and supporting you to achieve your goals, including a learning and development budget for conferences.
  • $200/month Transit and Home Office Allowance, choice of hardware, flexible hours
  • Subsidized gym membership for you and your family
  • And a whole lot more!

Wattpad is conducting all interviews in a distributed manner using applicable third party software where needed and using visual interface tools such as Google Hangouts and Zoom.

About Wattpad

Who are we? Entrepreneurs and Do-ers. Our vision is to entertain and connect the world through stories, and our mission is to use the power of community and technology to unleash the full potential of stories to the world.

What does that mean? We are visionaries, community builders, passionate problem solvers, storytellers, coffee snobs (tea drinkers, too!), curious by nature, and culturally diverse.

What are we obsessed with? Our users. Solving complex problems and maximizing flow. Learning constantly. Building the next great storytelling product. Finding the greatest stories ever told. Dogs (and cats), coffee, and good snacks.

How do we work? Autonomously, collaboratively, respectfully. Balancing with work, family, and play…and all while having a great time.

Wattpad is a remote friendly company and encourages remote candidates to apply as long as they are located and authorized to work in either the US or Canada (excluding Quebec) as a precondition of employment. We are not able to sponsor applicants for work permits.

Culture and Diversity

Wattpad is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate. Period.

Wattpad welcomes and encourages applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. We have taken a leadership position on creating a culture and an organization that truly values diversity. We are committed to fostering a global team that reflects the diversity of the Wattpad community. At Wattpad, we believe cultural fit doesn’t mean culturally identical, and diversity of thought helps us to challenge one another to think big and think differently. We consider employment applicants without regard to age, race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status, marital status, disability status or any other protected status.

If you have any special needs or accessibility requirements, please let us know. We will do our utmost to accommodate, in accordance with applicable local legislation.