Publicist, Ballantine Bantam Dell

New York
Oct 08, 2012
Nov 07, 2012
Full Time
About our company
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Your tasks
The Random House Publishing Group is seeking a Publicist to join the publicity team that supports the Ballantine Bantam Dell imprint.

The Publicist will create publicity strategies and implement successful campaigns for hardcover commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction titles, as well as paperback originals. This role is responsible for leveraging traditional and digital media outlets, creating publicity materials, managing review copy mailings to media contacts, and overseeing national and local author tours. The Publicist will work independently on titles, as well as have the opportunity to partner with senior staff members on major author campaigns.

Our requirements
The ideal candidate has a minimum of two to three years of publicity experience; experience in book publishing is highly preferred. Candidates should demonstrate a creative, innovative and resourceful approach to publicity and possess strong media relationships and knowledge of diverse media outlets. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be high-energy and passionate, possess exceptional writing and communication skills, attention to detail, and the ability successfully manage multiple priorities.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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