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Publicity Manager

  • Ref: 288706
  • Type: Contract
  • Location: New York, NY
  • Industry: Publishing
  • Job Level: Senior
  • Pay: Negotiable

Opportunity Description

A very well-known Publishing company is looking for a Senior Publicity Associate on a contract basis.

Job Duties

  • Publicizes books and authors; schedules interviews with broadcast, print and online media, as well as genre-specific blogs and podcasts. 
  • Writes press releases, pitch letters and other promotional materials relating to tours.  
  • Follows up on certain publicity campaigns via email and phone outreach.
  • Coordinates all publicity activities on assigned titles from the mailing of galleys to the development of proper angles and pitches. 
  • Schedules and plans bookstore appearances and special events.
  • Assembles publicity updates to be sent to division and sales force.
  • Assist department members with travel logistic oversight for multi-author events.
  • Assists director in planning travel and logistics for upcoming author tours; inputs necessary details into publicity database and author schedule
  • Inputs media placements and events into publicity database for assigned authors.

Experience & Skills Required

  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role. 
  • Experience working in the Publishing Industry.