Publicist

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Oct 22, 2013
Closes
Nov 21, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
St. Martin’s Press is seeking a highly creative publicist to work on a wide range of men’s fiction, horror, suspense, thriller and science fiction titles. Candidates will work within a team of marketing and digital marketing professionals in a collaborative, creative environment to develop and implement national online and traditional media campaigns. This publicist position will play a critical role in the success of some of St. Martin’s most important bestselling titles and authors.
Requirements Major Responsibilities:

--Develop and execute publicity plans on a full list of fiction titles, working closely with authors, the marketing team, and editorial staff
--Create press materials and secure media coverage (broadcast, print, internet)
--Responsible for booking multi-city tours, including speaking engagements and bookstore signing and media appearances in all cities

Required Skills/Knowledge:

--Strong relationship with key print, broadcast and online media
--Superior verbal and written communication skills
--Exceptional organizational and interpersonal skills
--Strong understanding of social media including Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr and how these platforms can be used to augment successful book publicity campaigns

Experience Needed:

--Minimum two to three years book publishing experience

Educational Background Required:

--Bachelor’s Degree