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Publication or Company Harlequin - Fiction
Job Title Publicity Manager
Industry Book Publishing, Entertainment, Internet/Online/New Media, Marketing, Other Publishing, Public Relations
Salary Competitive
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Harlequin Books is seeking an experienced, creative, ambitious, and ultra-organized Publicity Manager who will be responsible for developing and implementing publicity plans for newly expanding commercial literary and contemporary fiction titles. S/he will have a successful track record in publicizing fiction titles and comfortable working with authors. S/he is responsible for implementing all aspects of a publicity campaign, from writing press materials to organizing author tours and special events. In addition, s/he will be knowledgeable of consumer and trade media with established relationship with both national and local media. Lastly, s/he will be web and social-media savvy, and able to work independently as well as collaboratively.

Additional responsibilities include:

- Work closely with authors, other members of the publicity team, the marketing department, and editors.
- Organizing and attending national book tours and author appearances.
- Pitching national and regional print and online media for coverage.
- Securing national and regional TV and radio interviews.
- Creating press materials including releases, author bios, etc.

Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:

- BA or BS in public relations, communication, journalism, or related field is required.
- Minimum 5-7 years prior book publicity experience.
- Experience with fiction book publicity preferred.
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
- Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
- Strong organizational skills, business integrity, decisiveness, flexibility and adaptability and strategic thinking.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite, Cision, Publicity Assistant & Social media.
About Our Company Harlequin (www.Harlequin.com) is one of the world’s leading publishers of books for women, and publishes over 110 titles a month in 31 languages in 111 international markets on six continents. For decades, Harlequin has published great romance imprints such as Harlequin®, Silhouette® and Love Inspired®. In young adult literature, Harlequin Teen® is the home of authentic fiction for every young reader. Harlequin MIRA® is committed to publishing the very best in commercial fiction, including contemporary and historical romance, suspense and psychological thrillers, and literary bestsellers. Harlequin Nonfiction® publishes memoirs, cookbooks, diet, fitness, self-help and motivational, and relationship books. Harlequin promotes its global presence through offices in 19 countries, including Toronto, New York and London.

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