bepress is a successful, growing company of about 75 employees. Our Berkeley office is a friendly, collaborative environment. We’re equally enthusiastic about technical and cultural minutia, and we work hard to let our clients get credit for the wildly important work their institutions do. Read more about the team and what it’s like to work with us.

Associate Consultant, bepress Consulting Services

We are looking for an associate consultant to support the students, faculty and scholars who we serve with our online solutions.

Collaborating with university faculty and librarians to launch new projects in their repositories, guide them in best practices, and troubleshoot unusual problems
Training clients over phone and email to help them use and customize our templated systems
Liaising with all teams at bepress to provide your clients with comprehensive, well-informed support for all their repository needs
Providing general assistance to the bepress team as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, filing feature requests, product testing, HTML editing, and providing feedback to help streamline or expand our services as our growing business requires.

Required qualities and capabilities:

Bachelor’s degree
High attention to detail
Basic HTML
Excellent communication and presentation skills—primarily for phone and email interactions/trainings
Ability to pick up new technologies quickly and independently
Deep familiarity with MSOffice programs (e.g., MS Word, Excel) and the Internet
Enthusiasm and a willingness to contribute beyond a narrow job description
Humor and patience

Preferred qualities and capabilities:

1-3 years’ experience with similar responsibilities
Basic CSS and XML
Familiarity with converting MS Word documents to PDFs
Familiarity with academic publishing, library sciences, and university culture are big pluses
Proficiency in Spanish highly desired but not required

Start date ASAP

To apply

This is a full-time position with great benefits and a busy but casual atmosphere. If you have the above, we want to meet you right away. Salary commensurate with experience.

Please send your cover letter and resume to, c/o Jonathan Cadle.

Events Marketing Coordinator

The Events Marketing Coordinator will be responsible for researching, managing, and coordinating participation at conferences and other events. They will help to maintain up-to-date information within our Customer Relationship Management system (CRM) and assist with general marketing activities. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, extremely organized, and adept at juggling multiple deadlines and projects. They have experience with event coordination and are a clear and effective communicator who is comfortable collaborating with colleagues in a large global company as well as third-party vendors and organizers.

Main Activities and Responsibilities

Conference Management

Research and maintain updated database of upcoming conferences with relevant information, informed by marketing strategy and input solicited from cross-functional stakeholders; Manage conferences from start to finish, including booking travel and hotels; Order furniture, internet, booth space, A/V and other incidentals for conference exhibitions; Manage conference budget, fulfill invoices, track all expenses, and generate budget reports as needed; Track upcoming conference deadlines and keep shared resources up to date

Marketing Support

Locate contacts at targeted prospect institutions and add to CRM; Complete lists within deadlines, optimizing efficiency with attention to detail; Execute email campaigns through mailing service; Maintain communications calendar; Track success metrics and best practices of marketing campaigns; Support with special projects as needed

Collaboration and Teamwork

Establish credibility and a durable partnership with sales organization as well as other groups to ensure proper execution and tracking of conference logistics, including expense reporting as needed; Collaborate with team as well as sales organization to minimize duplication of effort and ensure best practices in CRM maintenance; Serve as the liaison and voice of bepress to outside vendors and conference organizers


Learn, maintain, and improve upon conference impact tracking methodology; Manage conference budget and escalate any potential discrepancies or risks to Director of Communications

Functional and Technical Competencies

  • Experience with event coordination; familiarity with Oracle iExpense, Concur, or similar expense-tracking and booking solutions preferred
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Proficiency with MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Experience with Salesforce or other CRM a plus
  • Experience building and sending emails through Email Service Provider such as Pardot a plus

Education, Knowledge, Skills and Experiences

  • A high degree of professionalism, service-orientation, and attention to detail
  • Strong collaboration skills, comfort working in a fast-changing environment
  • Familiarity with academic publishing, library sciences, and university culture are big pluses

If you are interested in applying please refer to the job posting on the RELXGroup site.