Publicist

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Employer
ABRAMS
Location
10007, New York City
Salary
Depending on Experience
Posted
Jan 23, 2020
Specialty
Digital Marketing
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Full Time

SUMMARY:  ABRAMS seeks a dynamic publicist to executive innovative title campaigns in the areas of literary fiction and narrative non-fiction. This role will be responsible for all aspects of title campaigns including writing press materials, pitching media, planning author tours and events, and communicating regularly with authors and media to secure on and off-the-book-page coverage as well as online media. Other duties will include strengthening and developing media contacts, maintaining author relationships, and working closely with in-house departments including editorial, marketing, sales, production, and sub-rights.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSBILITIES:

  • Execute national publicity campaigns for Abrams Press and Overlook imprints
  • Plan creative author tours, stand-alone events, and media appearances within a specific budget
  • Secure long and short lead media including websites, podcasts, blogs, and national TV
  • Write press materials, pull media mailing lists, pitch and secure local media to promote events
  • Cultivate ongoing working relationships with key media outlets (print, television, radio, and online)
  • Collaborate with marketing department to promote traditional media bookings/author events on social media platforms
  • Actively participate in internal publicity, strategy, marketing meetings, sales conferences, and author proposal meetings

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Four-year college degree preferred
  • Minimum three years of book publicity experience
  • Ability to demonstrate a creative approach to publicity 
  • Creative, innovative self-starter who can work independently as well as part of a team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and strong attention to detail
  • Proven ability to manage multiple titles at a time, and develop campaigns in advance of publication dates
  • Strong knowledge of national and regional media (electronic and print)
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Cision, and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)

To apply for a position at ABRAMS, please complete the employment application by clicking the following link, https://www.abramsbooks.com/apply

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