Publicity Manager - Young Readers

Location
New York
Posted
Jan 24, 2014
Closes
Feb 23, 2014
Contact
Human Resources
Category
Publishing
Duration
Full Time
Specifically, the Publicity Manager:

- Pitches to national and regional TV, print, radio and online media.
- Fosters strong relationships with key media.
- Works closely with publishers/editors, sales and marketing.
- Writes press releases, targeted pitch letters, author bios, and other publicity material.
- Arranges and attends author appearances and book tours.
- Creates targeted mailing lists.
- Cultivates and maintains author relationships.

Please apply if you meet the following minimum qualifications:

- Minimum 4-5 years book publicity experience
- Strong pitching technique and proven ability to generate creative hook ideas
- Excellent written and oral communication skills
- Proven ability to work within fast-paced, deadline driven environment
- Strong organizational skills and ability to focus on details a must
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel, Publicity Assistant, Cision
- Ability to travel less than 5% of the year via airplane, train or automobile required
- An interest in children’s publishing is a plus.

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

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