Thursday, May 03, 2012

Collection Development Manager - MicroMarketing

Collection Development Manager - We are seeking a Collection Development Manager to select the titles, offered each month from publishers that are most appropriate for circulation in public libraries. The Company: MicroMarketing is a Connecticut-based family-owned business committed to supplying value-added services to librarians that save them time and money. Since 1991 we’ve been exclusively a wholesaler of print, audio and video media to public libraries throughout the United States and have built thousands of successful relationships. Apart from the friendliest customer service in the industry, we provide free expert monthly collection development recommendations, free library packaging, liberal replacement terms, free MARC records, online account management, pre-ordering and EDI facilities and accurate free walk-to-the shelf processing with no shipping delays. We are located in a waterfront location in Old Saybrook, Connecticut. Job Responsibilities: MicroMarketing prepares a “sales campaign” monthly for Books, Audio Books, and Video DVD’s and it is the responsibility of this position to review all printed and web-based literature to select the new releases we sell each month. Once the product is selected it is the responsibility of this position to develop the literature that is posted on the web and made available for e-mailing customers and prospects. Qualifications: A successful applicant will be a confident individual with experience in collection development in a public library or book store. You have a love of books and can work across a wide range of product categories including children’s and adult fiction and non-fiction. You will have a strong work ethic and the ability to work well with others in the office. A successful candidate will also have strong skills in the use of MS Word, Excel, and the internet as a research tool. Initially this is a part time position, estimating 30 hrs per week, possibly growing into full time. Please submit your resume to: