Senior Publicist, Doubleday

Posted: 11/8/2019 | Expires: 12/8/2019

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

Senior Publicist, Doubleday
The Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group is seeking a Senior Publicist to join their talented team at Doubleday. The Senior Publicist will work independently on titles, as well as have the opportunity to partner with senior staff members on major author campaigns. 
Doubleday publish an array of commercial fiction, literary fiction and serious nonfiction titles. Among the bestselling and prize-winning authors published by Doubleday are Margaret Atwood, Dan Brown, Bill Bryson, John Grisham, Kevin Kwan, Ian McEwan, Candice Millard, Erin Morgenstern, and Colson Whitehead.
* Develop publicity strategies and implement successful campaigns for a diverse list of titles
* Responsible for animating authors and their work in the marketplace through all consumer facing channels
* Leverage traditional and digital media to drive awareness
* Produce and manage media relationships and content mailings to media contacts
* Manage a number of Doubleday titles and their campaigns
* Oversee all aspects of campaigns, including media, review coverage and book tours
* Create all publicity materials and maintain publicity lists/contacts
* Help authors understand the forward process of book publicity and promotion

Please apply if you meet the following requirements:
* Must have a minimum of 3-4 years of publicity experience
* Strong written and verbal communication skills; ability to communicate appropriately across all levels and divisions of the company as well as with external parties
* Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and set priorities
* Proven ability to work independently and collaboratively with a team
* Proficiency in all Microsoft Office Programs
* Creative, innovative and resourceful approach to publicity and possess excellent knowledge of diverse media outlets

In addition to a cover letter and resume, candidates should also please plan to submit materials reflecting three to five title campaigns they’ve recently overseen.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

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