Associate Publicist/Publicist - Avery TarcherPerigee

Posted: 9/20/2019 | Expires: 10/7/2019

Location: New York, New York
Function: Marketing & Communications
Specialty: PR & Communications
Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Duration: Full Time
Salary Description: competitive

Associate Publicist/Publicist – Avery TarcherPerigee

Penguin Random House is seeking an Associate Publicist/Publicist to work with a wide variety of non-fiction titles.  This position will execute independent publicity campaigns for categories including: self-help, parenting, wellness, psychology, food, etc. 

Specific responsibilities include:
* Securing national and regional media for both paperback and hardcover titles.
* Independently planning and executing author tours, including local book events, media interviews and author travel.
* Accompanying authors to local NYC based interviews and bookselling events
* Developing and maintaining strong working relationships with producers, editors, book reviewers, event coordinators and booksellers.
* Communicating and building partnerships with authors and agents.
* Creating persuasive press materials, including press releases, pitch letters, author Q&A’s, and story ideas.
* Collaborating with the editorial, marketing, and sales teams on campaign execution.
* Managing award submissions for the imprint.
* Updating and maintaining the publicity database.


Please apply if you meet the following minimum requirements:
* Minimum of 2 years of publicity experience in a publishing house
* Ability to work independently as well as in a collaborative team environment
* Ability to meet deadlines, multitask, and prioritize
* Strong attention to detail and organization skills
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Must be a creative and strategic thinker
* Understanding of social media as a marketing tool
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook)
* Knowledge of Cision and Publicity Workbench, a plus


Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter with salary requirements. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.

Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world.   In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution.  Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley Books, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others.  More information can be found at penguinrandomhouse.com.

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children’s publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children’s Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.

Our dedicated team of publishing professionals is committed to helping authors realize their very best work and to finding innovative ways of bringing stories and ideas to audiences worldwide.

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