Lonely Planet


Trade Marketing Manager

155 Filbert Street, Suite 208, Oakland, CA, United States, 94607

Position: Full-Time

At Lonely Planet we live to travel. Everything we do is designed to inspire and enable travellers to get out there, connect with the world and have great experiences. Across all areas of Lonely Planet, we look for talented people who share our passion. 

We have a great opportunity for a Trade Marketing Manager to join our Trade Sales and Marketing team based in our Oakland office.  This role can be either based in our New York or Oakland offices and is offered as a permanent full-time role reporting to the GM & Director of Sales Americas. An immediate start is available.

Responsibilities of the Role:

The Trade Marketing Manager is responsible for creating and executing marketing campaigns that support the sales of Lonely Planet and Lonely Planet Kids print and eBooks products in North America. This position will drive awareness of the Lonely Planet brand in the trade sales channel and oversee the production of trade assets and collateral to support the same. It will work closely with the publishing, publicity and sales teams to ensure consistency of messaging, and work collaboratively with marketing managers in EMEA and APAC to execute global marketing campaigns to promote our print and eBook titles.

This role will manage the Trade Publicist and Trade Marketing Coordinator.

What We’re Looking For:

We are looking for an experienced Trade Marketing professional with an awareness of the publishing industry; someone who has a passion for travel with strong organizational skills, acute attention to detail, ability to prioritize and handle multiple projects and initiatives at the same time, ability to manage and work to deadlines, and possessing good verbal and written communication skills.

Our successful candidate will be a confident self-starter who can manage a small team to help promote and increase sales of Lonely Planet print and eBook titles.

What’s in it For You?

This is an exceptional opportunity to work for a growing team in a globally loved brand in a truly global company, with offices in the UK, US, Australia, Ireland, China, & India. You will also receive 3 weeks of vacation, a competitive salary based on your experience and region, 401K, and great medical coverage. 

I’m In!

Please ensure you submit a cover letter detailing your salary expectations along with your CV telling us why you’d like to join our team.

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About Lonely Planet:

Ever since company founders Tony and Maureen Wheeler stapled together their first guidebook after an epic trip across Asia, Lonely Planet has put travellers at the heart of everything we do, informing and inspiring them with trusted content for print and digital from experts who visit every destination.

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