Job Openings

Online Content Associate

Independent Publishers Group (IPG) is seeking a full-time Online Content Associate. This individual will work with the IT team and other departments to ensure that the IPG web presence is content-rich and up to date. The role requires the creation of custom web content, including e-mail marketing campaigns through Mailchimp, the creation of “landing pages” and other product promotions via a custom Content Management System, and the building of branded “shopping carts” and other custom web sites through heavy use of HTML and CSS. 

Requirements

  • Strong understanding of HTML and CSS
  • Experience with What You See Is What You Get (WYSIWYG) editors
  • Familiarity with Content Management Systems in the context of large-scale web sites (experience with Drupal, Joomla, Wordpress, etc. a plus)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with email marketing software such as Mailchimp or Constant Contacts

The ideal candidate will have a strong commitment to software development in general and in web programming in particular. They will have experience working in the backend of a large-scale web presence, be familiar with one or more web programming languages (ASP.net, Ruby on Rails, PhP, Java, Javascript, C++, etc.) and / or have a foundational understanding of database technologies such as MSSQL or MYSQL. 

Please send your resume and cover letter to Mark Saavedra.  No phone calls, please.

Internship Program

IPG is always looking for qualified applicants for full-time internships. Qualified candidates are recent college graduates who possess strong written and verbal skills, the ability to multi-task, and a passion for the publishing industry. Other preferred experience includes some sales experience, fluency in Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office programs, and some knowledge of HTML and CSS. Experience in the book industry and a degree in a related field is a plus. Typically, IPG hires two rotating interns per six-month period; however, a dedicated internship opportunity can become available from time to time. The hours of work are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hourly stipend is currently $8.25 per hour. Please send résumés and cover letters via e-mail to Mark Saavedra. No phone calls, please.