Director of Publicity
Bloomsbury Publishing is seeking a creative, dynamic Director of Publicity to manage our adult publicity department. Must have excellent media contacts and relationships, as well as experience leading a department with budget responsibility. We are looking for someone with experience working with both literary fiction and nonfiction titles in both traditional and digital media spaces Responsibilities: Manage all areas of adult publicity for BloomsburyAct as chief representative and spokesperson to U.S. adult media Set strategic publicity goals for each book on the adult listLiaise with authors, editors, marketing, and sales staff on our publicity strategies and campaignsResponsible for budget managementManage and mentor publicity staffWork closely with marketing and editorial; attend regular meetings with each group to strategize and position each titleDirect publicity initiatives that broaden our reach and raise our profile in the marketplaceSeek new opportunities in different media platforms Requirements:Significant prior work experience in book publicity, booking top-line media, maintaining a budget and managing a staffExcellent media contacts and relationshipsOutstanding presentation skillsA proven ability to devise creative, innovative and effective campaignsExperience working in the digital media spaceAbility to work in a collaborative, team environmentA college degree (BA or equivalent) and minimum 8-10 years prior experiencePlease submit cover letter, resume and salary history as an MS Word document to firstname.lastname@example.org. Indicate Director of Publicity in your subject. Resumes without cover letters will not be considered. No phone calls please.