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Publication or Company Bedford St. Martins
Job Title Publicity Assistant
Industry Other Publishing, Public Relations
Benefits 401K/403B, Dental, Health
Job Duration Full Time
Job Location New York, NY
Job Requirements Experience Needed:
∑ Prior experience in book publishing a plus

Educational Background Required:
∑ Bachelorís Degree required, preferably in a relevant subject area

About Our Company Major Responsibilities:
∑ Facilitate the galley mailings and additional mailings for finished books
∑ Draft press releases and pitch materials for upcoming titles
∑ Assist in preparing tour schedules and major media campaigns
∑ Assist in drafting and coordinating schedules for author tours and continuously updating extensive in house media directory
∑ Ensure book projects are moving through the publicity process according to designated timelines.
∑ Assist in media call backs
∑ Provide administrative support as necessary
∑ Administrative duties relating to the organization and running of the Publicity Department.

Required Skills / Knowledge:
∑ Ability to multi-task while working in a fast paced environment
∑ Exceptional organizational skills and interpersonal skills
∑ Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
∑ Superior verbal and written communication skills
∑ Strong work-ethic

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