Publicist / Senior Publicist

Feb 05, 2013
Mar 07, 2013
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. Crown Archetype is an imprint of the Crown Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc., and located in New York City.

Your tasks
Crown Archetype, seeks a Publicist or Senior Publicist, depending on candidate experience level, to join its dynamic publishing team to represent authors and books across a range of categories, including diet, health, fitness, wellness, pop culture, entertainment, sports, spirituality, business and politics. You will develop and administer all aspects of assigned publicity campaigns.

This position will involve:
?Working creatively with managers to craft and implement campaigns for each assigned title.
?Writing press and promotional materials.
?Researching and seeking out new media outlets and pursue on-line publicity opportunities
?Organizing media mailings.
?Creating local and national pitches for print, tv, radio and online campaigns, specific to each title.
?Scheduling author appearances and tours.
?Maintaining consistent and supportive contact with authors.
?Servicing media requests.
?Updating managers with progress reports on each campaign

Our requirements
In addition to traditional broadcast media experience, position requires experience in the online media space, including bloggers. Candidate must have a minimum of 3-4 years book publicity experience. Candidates should demonstrate a creative, innovative and resourceful approach to publicity and possess strong media relationships and knowledge of diverse media outlets, including online and social media. Additionally, the ideal candidate will be high-energy and passionate, possess exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, as well as strong 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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