Senior Publicist

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
May 07, 2012
Closes
Jun 06, 2012
Contact
Ayana Albert
Duration
Full Time
Position Description:
Tor/Forge Books seeks a highly-motivated and creative Senior Publicist to join its publicity team. The ideal candidate will have four to five years publicity experience, possess excellent writing and organizational skills, be familiar with key print, broadcast and electronic media, and have a successful track record in publicizing a variety of genres including gaming media. Knowledge of WoT a plus.

Major Responsibilities:
Develop and execute publicity plans and work closely with high profile authors
Securing media coverage (broadcast, print, internet)
Liaising with and writing press announcements for major gaming properties
Booking and coordinating author tours and events
Active role with monthly #Torchat on Twitter including topics for discussion, releases and moderating

Required Skills / Knowledge:
Strong relationship with key broadcast, print and electronic media
Active Twitter presence and/or social media outreach
Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently
Experience multitasking while working in a fast paced, energetic environment
Exceptional organizational skills and interpersonal skills
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Occasional travel one to two times a year
Knowledge of epic fantasy a plus

Experience Needed:
Minimum of four years book publicity experience

Educational Background Required:
Bachelors degree


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