Publicist/Producer

Location
New York
Posted
Aug 13, 2013
Closes
Sep 12, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
Our Satellite Media Tours department has an exciting and unique opportunity available as a Publicist/Producer. This department works to complement the efforts of Penguin’s publicity and marketing teams to maximize the exposure of our authors.

Help pitch, schedule, and produce satellite media tours for our bestselling, award-winning adult and young readers authors across various imprints!

Specifically, the Publicist/Producer:
1.Pitches and schedules national and local radio and television interviews during designated time frames.
2.Coordinates all aspects of preparation, execution, and follow-up surrounding tours including working directly with publicity teams on details and logistics.
3.Serves as the primary producer to conduct tours as they happen by liaising with authors and producers to ensure seamless delivery of interviews.
4.Develops and strengthens relationships with electronic media contacts.
5.Creates and maintains updated media lists and carries out any administrative tasks as needed.

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:
•4 year college degree or equivalent experience
•Minimum of 2 years prior publicity experience
•Effective verbal and communication skills
•Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact across all business areas
•Proven ability to work well under tight and changing deadlines
•Ability to think quickly and problem solve in high pressure situations
•Strong organizational and project management skills
•Self-motivated, hands-on, and creative with strong ability to think outside the box
•Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite
•Prior book publishing experience is a plus


Please email your resume and cover letter with salary requirement to jobs@us.penguingroup.com indicating the position for which you are applying in the subject line. No phone calls/agencies.