Job no: 233826-US
Work type: Staff Full or Part Time, Staff-Full Time, Staff-Part Time
Location: Madison
Categories: Marketing, Public Relations, Office & Administrative Support

Position Summary:

The University of Wisconsin Press, at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, was established in 1937. The press currently publishes approximately 50 books per year and 12 journals, in both print and electronic formats. The journals division has particular strengths in social science, environmental, and literary studies.

The UW Press's mission is to embody and extend the research, education, and outreach mission of the University of Wisconsin through publishing:
- Scholarship, research, and educational materials of exceptional quality and distinction valued by a worldwide academic and professional community;
- Works that serve the people of Wisconsin and document our region's heritage; and
- Works that sustain a literate culture and foster an informed and engaged citizenry.

Working under general supervision of the Journals Manager, the Circulation and Business Development Associate is responsible for developing and managing customer relationships for both individual and institutional subscribers to content published by University of Wisconsin Press Journals Division with an emphasis on increasing the reach, readership, and revenue of the Journals Division. This includes working collaboratively with the Marketing Specialist to identify and manage outbound sales opportunities and to develop new campaigns. This position also works with the business office of the press and is responsible for undertaking some basic financial processes for the Journals Division.

Position Duties:

List of Duties

Institutional Statement on Diversity:

Diversity is a source of strength, creativity, and innovation for UW-Madison. We value the contributions of each person and respect the profound ways their identity, culture, background, experience, status, abilities, and opinion enrich the university community. We commit ourselves to the pursuit of excellence in teaching, research, outreach, and diversity as inextricably linked goals.

The University of Wisconsin-Madison fulfills its public mission by creating a welcoming and inclusive community for people from every background - people who as students, faculty, and staff serve Wisconsin and the world.

For more information on diversity and inclusion on campus, please visit: Diversity and Inclusion

Degree and Area of Specialization:

No Degree Required

Minimum Years and Type of Relevant Work Experience:

1. Exceptional written communications skills, verbal communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
2. Excellent customer service skills.
3. Excellent attention to detail and organizational skills.
4. Ability to work on a team and also work independently with a high degree of initiative.
5. Good judgement and decision-making skills.
6. Comfortable working with financial figures and numerical data.
7. Ability to multi-task to support multiple projects simultaneously, set priorities, and meet deadlines.
8. Experience with Microsoft Office, and web software for routine office functions.
9. Experience working in and with databases preferred.



Work Schedule:

virtual to hybrid

Appointment Type, Duration:



Minimum $15.00 HOURLY
Depending on Qualifications

Instructions to Applicants:

To apply for this position, click the button (, search for 233826). Applicants will be asked to upload a resume, cover letter outlining relevant qualifications and experience, and three professional references. Pay will be based on experience and qualifications. Thank you.


Lisa Learish
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Official Title:


Employment Class:

University Staff-Ongoing

Job Number:


The University of Wisconsin is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. We promote excellence through diversity and encourage all qualified individuals to apply.

If you need to request an accommodation because of a disability, you can find information about how to make a request at the following website:

The University of Wisconsin-Madison is engaged in a Title and Total Compensation (TTC) Project to redesign job titles and compensation structures. As a result of the TTC project, official job titles on current job postings may change. Job duties and responsibilities will remain the same. For more information please visit: .

Employment will require a criminal background check. It will also require you and your references to answer questions regarding sexual violence and sexual harassment.

The University of Wisconsin System will not reveal the identities of applicants who request confidentiality in writing, except that the identity of the successful candidate will be released. See Wis. Stat. sec. 19.36(7).

The Annual Security and Fire Safety Report contains current campus safety and disciplinary policies, crime statistics for the previous 3 calendar years, and on-campus student housing fire safety policies and fire statistics for the previous 3 calendar years. UW-Madison will provide a paper copy upon request; please contact the University of Wisconsin Police Department .

Applications Open: May 3 2021 Central Daylight Time
Applications Close: May 22 2021 11:55 PM Central Daylight Time

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