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There are 31 active job openings.
Publicity Director [Full Time]
posted Sept. 25, 2020
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Farrar, Straus and Giroux (FSG) (New York, NY)
 
Picador, the paperback imprint of Farrar, Straus and Giroux, a division of Macmillan, seeks an Director of Publicity to join its publishing team. This role will be responsible for strategizing and executing paperback campaigns and backlist opportunities for writers and ideas identified out of ...  [ more ]
Fellowship [Full Time]
posted Sept. 24, 2020
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Verso Books (Brooklyn, NY)
 
The Verso Fellowship program is a year-long work placement, designed to be open to candidates from a diverse range of backgrounds, that will provide a comprehensive introduction to book publishing. The Verso Fellowship program is intended to help the publishing industry to become more diverse and ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 24, 2020
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Marketing Director, One World • As the Marketing Director for One World, you will be reporting to the Director of Marketing and Business Development for the Random House Group. This new position is responsible for working primarily on the One World list – but also at times across the division – to ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 23, 2020
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Tin House (Portland, OR)
 
Overview: • Tin House is seeking a creative, dynamic, and experienced Senior Publicist or Publicity Manager to join our team. The candidate will create and manage comprehensive national publicity campaigns for a diverse list of twenty-four titles a year, including fiction, nonfiction, memoir, ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 23, 2020
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Books Fluent (New Orleans, LA 70117)
 
As Books Fluent, a JKS Communications Company and sister company to Books Forward continues to expand in the book publishing sector, there is an opportunity for a book publishing veteran coming from traditional publishing and/or distribution. • The position will involve both the sales and ...  [ more ]
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Hachette Book Group (New York, NY)
 
SUMMARY: Little, Brown Books for Young Readers seeks an energetic, organized and detail-oriented marketing professional to join the School & Library Marketing Department. The department promotes Young Readers titles to librarians and educators across the country through a variety of methods ...  [ more ]
Freelance Editor [Freelance]
posted Sept. 22, 2020
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Reedsy (Remote)
 
We are seeking talented editors to join our fast growing community of the industry's top publishing professionals. Reedsy's vetted group of freelancers have worked on a range of widely acclaimed novels such as The Hunger Games, Originals (Adam grant), and His Dark Materials (Phillip Pullman) ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 21, 2020
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Findaway (Solon, OH)
 
Findaway is looking for an Acquisitions Specialist to join our publishing team. This individual will be responsible for identifying, pursuing, and acquiring audio rights for book and/or other media content for publication across Findaway’s publishing imprints. This role is an opportunity to combine ...  [ more ]
General Counsel [Full Time]
posted Sept. 21, 2020
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Association of American Publishers (Washington, DC)
 
The Association of American Publishers is accepting expressions of interest for the position of General Counsel. As a key member of AAP’s leadership team, the General Counsel will work closely with AAP’s leadership, staff, membership, and network of experts on a wide range of public policy ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 21, 2020
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Marketing and Publicity Manager, Random House Publishing Group Backlist • Random House Publishing Group is seeking an experienced, creative, and enthusiastic marketer/publicist to join a team of backlist strategists supporting the diversified titles of all Random House Group imprints. Working ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 20, 2020
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Publicity Director, One World • One World, an imprint of Random House, a division of Penguin Random House, seeks a Director of Publicity to join its Integrated Marketing team. This is an exciting opportunity to lead publicity strategy for the imprint, work with authors who are shaping the national ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 18, 2020
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Independent Publishers Group (Chicago, IL)
 
The Senior Editor or Director for Lawrence Hill Books will lead the imprint to new prominence and acquire books on topics of interest to African Americans, civil and human rights, social justice, and titles that center the Black experience. • Lawrence Hill Books, was founded in Brooklyn, New York ...  [ more ]
Literary Agent [Full Time]
posted Sept. 17, 2020
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The Bindery (Colorado Springs, CO)
 
Description • Full-service literary agency based in Colorado Springs, CO seeks to hire a Literary Agent to represent select authors, prepare book proposals, and negotiate book deals with publishers. Literary Agent will review new submissions, including manuscripts and book proposals, help authors ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 17, 2020
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Wattpad (Toronto, ON Canada)
 
What you’ll be doing: -Develop and execute creative publicity strategies and positioning for Wattpad Books, individual titles, authors, and full lists • -Pitch and secure top national and local US media (print, online, broadcast) to secure reviews, features, and interviews for Wattpad Books. • ...  [ more ]
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Hachette Book Group (New York, NY)
 
SUMMARY: The Editorial Director will manage and provide guidance to the Grand Central Publishing (GCP) nonfiction editorial team and represent the group’s publishing vision to agents and authors. Reporting to the SVP, Publisher, this professional develops long-term editorial strategy, personally ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 11, 2020
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Editor, Zeitgeist • Penguin Random House is currently seeking an Editor to join an innovative team focused on demand-based, data-driven original titles and adaptations across a variety of genres. This role will work on all aspects of quickly bringing nonfiction books to market such as analyzing ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 11, 2020
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Client Sales Manager, Penguin Random House Publisher Services • Penguin Random House Publisher Services provides sales and distribution to a wide roster of independent client publishers. The PRHPS Client Sales team is seeking a Sales Manager to work with a group of publishers with a focus on adult ...  [ more ]
Publicity Coordinator [Full Time]
posted Sept. 10, 2020
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Getty Publications, The J. Paul Getty Trust (Los Angeles, CA)
 
Getty Publications seeks a Publicity Coordinator to join the Sales & Marketing team. The Publicity coordinator works with authors and colleagues in Publications and across the Getty organization to develop publicity campaigns for 30 to 40 publications annually, and is also responsible for managing ...  [ more ]
Project Editor [Full Time]
posted Sept. 10, 2020
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The Quarto Group (New York, NY)
 
To support our mission to educate, entertain and enrich the lives of our readers, putting books in their hands, wherever, however and whenever they choose, we need exceptional people! • Summary: The Quarto Group is seeking a highly motivated and exceptionally well-organized Project Editor with a ...  [ more ]
Production Editor [Full Time]
posted Sept. 10, 2020
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BenBella Books (Anywhere in the US)
 
The Production Editor will report to the Deputy Production Manager and responsibilities will include but are not limited to: • Managing production editing of a select number of front list titles and reprints • • Prepping manuscripts for design and composition • • Mastering page proof corrections • ...  [ more ]
Senior Editor [Full Time]
posted Sept. 10, 2020
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BenBella Books (Anywhere in the US)
 
We’re looking for an experienced editor and project manager to join our newly created Matt Holt Books business imprint. • Responsibilities include: • Broad management of ~20 titles annually. • • Developmental, substantive, and line-editing of manuscripts. • • Managing freelance editors and ...  [ more ]
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Simon & Schuster (New York, NY)
 
Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing is searching for a Senior Manager to oversee digital marketing efforts for the children’s publishing program, specifically board books, picture books, chapter books, and middle grade. Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing is home to countless beloved authors, ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 8, 2020
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And Other Stories (Flexible location)
 
And Other Stories, an independent, nonprofit publisher of international literature, seeks a part-time (0.6 or similar, we're somewhat flexible) publicity and trade marketing director. The candidate will run our U.S. press publicity campaigns and head up our outreach and marketing to booksellers in ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 8, 2020
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West Wind Literary Scouting (New York, NY)
 
West Wind Literary Scouting, a new scouting firm formed in conjunction with W1-Media, a German publishing corporation, is looking for an Assistant or Associate-level Scout to cover the Children’s and YA book market for our publishing clients and to provide support to the Director. • We are seeking ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 8, 2020
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Kidsbooks, LLC (Chicago, IL)
 
Kidsbooks is seeking an experienced, creative and enthusiastic children’s book designer to join our team. • • Key responsibilities include but are not limited to: o Book design, typesetting, and composition for covers and interiors using InDesign for children’s books • o Work directly with ...  [ more ]
Literary Agent [Full Time]
posted Sept. 4, 2020
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Elina Ahlbäck Literary Agency Oy Ltd. (To be decided, To be decided)
 
We are looking for new passionate Literary Agents to join our great team and raise the pioneer of Finnish literary exports with 11 successful years to a new international level. Our goal is to ten-fold the exports of Nordic literature and to become the leading Literary Agency in Northern Europe. We ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 2, 2020
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University of California Office of the President (Oakland, CA)
 
DIRECTOR OF EDITING, DESIGN, AND PRODUCTION • Location: Oakland • Job ID: 10321 • DEPARTMENT OVERVIEW • University of California Press is one of the most forward-thinking scholarly publishers, committed to influencing public discourse and challenging the status quo. At a time of dramatic change for ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 2, 2020
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Astra Publishing House (New York, NY)
 
Astra House, the adult literary imprint of Astra Publishing House, is seeking a Publicity Director. In this leadership role, the primary responsibility is to build awareness for the books and authors of Astra House. The Publicity Director for Astra House reports to the Publisher / COO of Astra ...  [ more ]
posted Sept. 1, 2020
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HarperCollins (New York, NY)
 
William Morrow is looking for a social-media savvy Associate Director, Marketing to oversee the strategy, execution, voice, design and analytics for the social accounts for all Morrow imprints and platforms including Morrow, Dey Street, Avon romance, Harper Voyager, Book Club Girl and Custom House. ...  [ more ]
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Penguin Random House LLC (New York, NY)
 
Senior Designer of Picture & Board Books, Trade Marketing - Random House Children’s Books • Random House Children's Books (RHCB) seeks a Marketing Senior Designer to join their Trade Marketing team. This position reports to the Senior Art Director, Trade Marketing. • The RHCB Trade Marketing Design ...  [ more ]
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