Senior Publicity Manager/Associate Director

New York
Jul 31, 2013
Aug 30, 2013
Ms. Human Resources
Full Time
Position Profile:

Bloomsbury Children’s group is looking for a Senior Publicity Manager/Associate Director to join our team. In this role, you’ll develop and execute all publicity initiatives for our children’s list (picture books through YA).

Primary Responsibilities:

•Manage publicity for all titles, including writing press materials and pitches, meeting with media outlets, and coordinating interviews
•Plan and execute author tours, signings, and events such as BEA and regional trade shows
•Book local and national media in all outlets (print, online, radio, TV)
•Responsible for management of publicity budget
Represent publicity at editorial/acquisitions meetings
•Present at company meetings including sales conference and at author/agent meetings
•Travel on author tours and to select festivals and conferences as needed
•Work closely with marketing, editorial, sales, authors and agents
•Coordinate global publicity campaigns
•Reports to Executive Director of Marketing and Publicity and supervises one Associate Publicist

Required Skills / Knowledge:

•Must be detailed-oriented, well-organized and able to manage multiple projects at once
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills
•Strong relationships with media contacts
•Five-seven years publishing experience required
•Children’s publishing experience strongly preferred

Bloomsbury has a generous program of benefits including medical, dental, vision, life insurance and short term disability coverage and a 401k program. To apply for this position, please send your CV, a cover letter stating your current salary, salary expectation, and a rationale for why you are the right candidate for the relevant position to

Bloomsbury Publishing provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, nationality, origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

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