Sr Marketing Specialist

Job Requisition ID: 12081

Additional Locations: Position is located in Portsmouth NH but recruiting should extend to southern Maine and northern Massachusetts.

Heinemann is seeking a Senior Marketing Specialist. This position is responsible for supporting various marketing teams to implement campaigns and to provide financial/budget support for marketing department.


Primary Responsibilities

Under the direction of the Vice President of Marketing, the Senior Marketing Specialist includes the following responsibilities:

  • Managing marketing campaign tactics and related processes/workflows including scheduling and tacking costs for various campaigns.
  • Tracking invoices, creating purchase orders, coding invoices and getting correct signatures for approval turned into accounts payable on a weekly basis. 
  • Manage a process for creating customer lists for campaigns and partnering with Sales to identify customers as potential customers
  • Support marketing teams including, but not limited to in-person and virtual events, direct marketing, emarketing, collateral printing and management, and supporting team members as needed with projects.
  • Collaborate with Sales and the rest of their Field Marketing colleagues in distribution of marketing materials and drop shipments to the field
  • Maintain and manage inventory of marketing materials and collaborating with Directors of Marketing with regards to reprints or corrections/updates of various collateral.
  • Coordinates and oversees project production, print specifications, and delivery dates to ensure timelines are met.
  • Collaborates with designers in order to manage project quality and meet specifications.
  • Anticipates and communicates project risks and issues, and manages daily aspects of project delivery. Delivers regular progress updates on marketing projects and activities.
  • Attains price quotes for outsourced printing and production supplies to offer economical solutions without jeopardizing quality.
  • Maintains relationships with suppliers, as well as interviewing and qualifying new vendors.
  • As appropriate collaborate with colleagues facilitate the creation of folders, binders, and other deliverables to support marketing campaigns.


Education and Experience

  • Bachelor Degree in Marketing or Communications or equivalent work experience required.
  • 3+ years experience managing marketing campaigns or providing marketing support.


Knowledge and Skills

  • Strong attention to detail and superior organizational skills.
  • Understand marketing and digital marketing strategy and tools coupled with strong data management and analytical skills.
  • Understanding of profiling and demographics of separate customer personas.
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritize.
  • Able to present complex concepts clearly, both verbally and in writing.
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Office (especially Excel).
  • This position may require occasional business travel.
  • Position may include sitting and working at at a computer for long periods of time.
  • Sense of humor, ability to remain calm under pressure, and remain flexible in a variety of problem solving situations.
  • Commitment to education and a respect for the teaching profession.


Physical Requirements

  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer.
  • Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings.


Inclusivity at Heinemann

Every person deserves a great education no matter their race, religion, color, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity, and sexual orientation), parental status, national origin, age, disability, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, or any other factor. Heinemann believes the same principles are important in our workplace. We value diversity and inclusion. When we post job openings, we warmly welcome members from any segment in society to apply. In the office, we seek to promote a friendly, safe environment for every employee.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children's books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world.

For more information, visit  

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Full time
Portsmouth, New Hampshire 03801, US