Assistant Director of Publicity

Employer
Location
New York
Posted
Nov 27, 2013
Closes
Dec 27, 2013
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Position Description:
Seeking an assistant director with strong experience in literary fiction and thriller genre. Candidate should have 4-5 years of trade experience and have worked on major campaigns.

Major Responsibilities:

•Orchestrate campaigns for top tier literary fiction and nonfiction titles
•Excellent media contacts with reviewers and national TV and radio programs
•Excellent writing skills for pitch letters and press releases
•Track record with literary fiction and thriller genre
•Excellent communication skills
•Strong organizational skills and strong experience creating strategic national book promotion campagins

Required Skills / Knowledge:

•Media contacts
•Reviewer contacts
•Author tours
•Book stores and event experience
•Industry trade contacts

Experience Needed:

•4-5 years at a major house or imprint known for literary fiction and nonfiction
•Expert writing skills
•Command of Cision, Publicity Assistant, Excel and social media

Educational Background Required:
•College degree


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