Assistant or Associate Publicist

Location
New York
Posted
Nov 21, 2011
Closes
Dec 21, 2011
Contact
Mr. Jenn Doerr
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Skyhorse Publishing is seeking a publicist with one to two years of book publicity experience to work on a broad range of titles from categories such outdoor sports, hunting and fishing, politics, history, military history, current events, art, and poetry and literature.

Duties will include:
Create press materials, media lists and send out mailings with the goal of securing the maximum amount of placements for Skyhorse titles
Set up events at bookstores and non-bookstore venues
Develop media connections in traditional (print, television, and radio) and online media
Transmit media placement news to other departments, including sales and editorial
Repurpose media placement news onto our online platforms, including our Facebook page, Twitter account, and website
Delivering excerpts and specialized content to media upon request

You must be pro-active and able to work in a fast-paced environment with simultaneous multiple projects and deadlines, be a good communicator (both verbal and written), and actively pursue high-impact, national, regional, and local placements that can positively impact book sales.


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