Publicist - Abrams Adult

Location
New York
Posted
Jul 25, 2014
Closes
Aug 24, 2014
Contact
Ms. Human Resources
Duration
Full Time
ABRAMS, the premier visual book publisher, is looking for an enthusiastic book publicist to join their dynamic publicity team on the adult imprint side. The publicist will be responsible for successfully publicizing numerous books each season, which will entail: crafting effective press materials, pitching and booking major media, garnering review attention, participating in tradeshows, and setting up events and tours.

The ideal candidate should have 3 to 4 years of experience in publishing and PR with knowledge of illustrated and lifestyle books. Excellent writing and communication skills including social media are a must. We are looking for an outgoing person with proven media results and creative ideas as well as a solid foundation in book publicity. An interest in and/or experience with a wide range of categories including cooking, photography, pop culture, is a plus. A high level of organization and attention to detail are essential, as the candidate will be expected to juggle multiple projects simultaneously.

Most desirable is someone with the drive to achieve on a personal level, who will take pleasure in the role she or he will play in the overall publicity and marketing department and company successes. The candidate must be a self-starter, self-sufficient and able to work with little supervision.

Please email resume and cover letter indicating salary requirements.