Senior Publicist

New York
Jan 08, 2014
Feb 07, 2014
Liz Thompson
Full Time
The world’s premier publisher of books on the visual arts is currently seeking a highly motivated and experienced Senior Publicist.


Phaidon is looking for a seasoned Senior Publicist to promote our visual arts books and products to media on a national level. The candidate will have a strong contact list and a track record of delivering successful PR campaigns including consistently securing major feature coverage. The candidate should also have experience organizing events and have dependable relationships with media in all types of publications, including broadcast outlets and online.

Essential job requirements:

-Bachelor’s degree required.

-A minimum of 5 years experience in publicity in a creative field is required.

-Strong time-management, writing and organizational skills, and a demonstrated ability to establish and meet tight deadlines.

-Outgoing, determined, personable and results-driven.

-Careful attention to detail and a high level of professionalism.

-A background and passion for the visual arts.

-Candidate must be based in New York City.

The Senior Publicist will report to the Publicity and Marketing Director of Phaidon.

Please send a cover letter, salary requirements and resume. A cover letter is required. The candidate must reside in NYC area. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.