Jessica Pellien Joins Georgetown University Press
as Marketing and Sales Director
WASHINGTON D.C. — Georgetown University Press is pleased to announce the appointment of Jessica Pellien as its new Marketing and Sales Director. Ms. Pellien joins the press with 15 years of experience in marketing, sales, and publicity in scholarly publishing. Starting March 2nd, she will lead the domestic and international marketing and sales strategies of the press, developing plans to promote and sell the press’s dynamic list of digital and print resources.
“We are extremely pleased that Jessica will be joining our team,” said Richard Brown, director of the press. “She is an innovator with an entrepreneurial spirit who has an impressive track record in her previous positions at outstanding university presses.”
Ms. Pellien most recently spent nine years serving as Assistant Director of Publicity & ePublicity Manager of Princeton University Press. There she led the publicity team’s book campaigns—including several of Princeton’s best sellers—and managed the Press’s social media presence. Prior to her work at Princeton, Pellien worked for six years at Rutgers University Press in positions of growing responsibility, finishing there as Assistant Director of Marketing.
“I am absolutely delighted to join Georgetown University Press,” said Pellien. “Its reputation for publishing exciting and important works in languages, religion and ethics, and international relations is well-deserved, and I look forward to collaborating with my new colleagues on many innovative and vibrant scholarly projects in the coming months and years.”
Ms. Pellien has previously served on the Association of American University Press’s Professional Development Committee, the Annual Meeting Program Committee, and the Marketing Committee.
Georgetown University Press supports the academic mission of Georgetown University by publishing scholarly books and journals for a diverse, worldwide readership. These publications, written by an international group of authors representing a broad range of intellectual perspectives, focus on five subjects: bioethics; international affairs; languages; political science, public policy, & public management; and religion & ethics.