Publicist - Children's Books

Location
New York
Posted
Oct 22, 2012
Closes
Nov 21, 2012
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
ABRAMS is seeking a self-starter, detail oriented, media savvy individual who will be responsible for successfully publicizing numerous books each season for the Abrams Children's book imprints with a wide array of subjects and topics, both fiction and nonfiction. Individual will be responsible for scheduling interviews with broadcast, print and online media; scheduling multi-city author tours with bookstore appearances, book festivals, school events and more; actively developing and maintaining media contacts, including national, regional local and online; garnering review attention; working closely with authors and illustrators to build relationships; and working closely with the Executive Director on campaign strategies and to position titles.

Qualifications include 2 - 4 years' experience in publishing publicity or a related field; proven media contacts; a solid knowledge of publicity and marketing of children's books; excellent writing and communication skills, ease and comfort with public speaking and presenting professionally to the company and the outside world; ability to juggle multiple, complex projects simultaneously; self-sufficient in the usual technologies common to book publicity including email, internet use and data base functions.

Please submit resume and cover letter indicating salary requirement.

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