Publicist, Knopf

Location
New York
Posted
Mar 18, 2013
Closes
Apr 17, 2013
Category
Publishing
Role
Writer
Duration
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 Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group is seeking a Publicist to join their talented team of professionals.

The Publicist will develop publicity strategies and implement successful campaigns for a diverse list of hardcover titles. This role is responsible for animating authors and their work in the marketplace through all consumer facing channels, leveraging traditional and digital media to drive awareness, creating publicity materials, developing and managing media relationships, content mailings to media contacts, overseeing national and regional author tours, and helping authors understand the forward process of book publicity and promotion. 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 will have three to four years of publicity experience and an impressive resume of campaign work. 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 possess exceptional writing, communication, and social media skills (must be proficient on all platforms), strong bookseller and B2B relationships, attention to detail, and the ability successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment.

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



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