Do you want to craft communications for the biggest names in business, philanthropy, and public life?

Do you have an ear for rhythm, an eye for detail, a mind for research, and a stomach for revision?

Do your ideal coworkers value thoughtful writing, hot takes, and the Oxford comma just as much as you do?

If so, we can’t wait to hear from you.


Director of Marketing – Disruption Books

Disruption Books, the book publishing division of West Wing Writers, is searching for a full-time director of marketing. We have offices in DC, NY, and SF; the location for this position can be flexible.

Specifically, you will:

  • Execute and maintain author marketing and sales programs
  • Develop new and innovated services that will help our authors reach their immediate and adjacent markets
  • Collaborate with publisher on positioning, titling, and art direction for books and branding
  • Consult with authors on social media assets, content, and best practices
  • Manage special promotions with Net Galley, Goodreads, and other online reader communities
  • Audit author websites or collaborate with production team on development of new author sites
  • Create outreach campaigns targeting influencers, media, and book bloggers
  • Interface with authors’ publicity teams and other promotion partners
  • Write press releases and sales copy as needed
  • Review submissions
  • Collaborate with publisher on marketing proposals and sales presentations

Our ideal candidate ...

  • Has exceptional writing skills and a deep understanding of the book industry;
  • Has excellent time-management skills and is comfortable working on deadline;
  • Is an experienced project manager who can develop workflows, schedules, processes, and tracking for marketing efforts;
  • Is creative, curious, organized, motivated, dependable, and professional;
  • Works well both independently and in teams;
  • Has experience producing written materials such as cover copy, blogs, newsletters, bylined articles, social media content, or other strategic messaging. Ideally, the candidate has conceived and produced these written products from start to finish, with minimal guidance or oversight;
  • Has worked in a client-facing capacity in a previous role;
  • Has at least five years of relevant work experience;
  • Works well both independently and in teams;
  • Is comfortable with traditional and digital media; and
  • Is authorized to work and accept new employment in the United States.
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We are always on the lookout for writers to join our team.

We believe writing is a team sport. Across our offices, we brainstorm, crowdsource, and edit together.

We count ourselves lucky to work with colleagues we admire, on projects we think are important, for clients we believe in. We lead with kindness, creativity, teamwork, diversity, humility, humor, enthusiasm, and intellectual curiosity. If that sounds interesting to you, introduce yourself to us.

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