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Associate Publicist/Publicist  
  posted: July 6, 2017
 Offered by: 
The Overlook Press
 Benefits: 
Health
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
The Overlook Press, an independent publisher based in Soho NYC, has an opening for a talented, book-loving Associate Publicist or Publicist (titled based on experience) with an interest and background in publicizing both fiction and nonfiction titles.

You will:

• Plan and execute successful campaigns for a wide variety of books: literary and commercial fiction; and nonfiction in categories including history, memoir, science, sociology, politics, music, film, and art/design, among others.

• Write press materials, including compelling press releases and creative, effective pitch letters.

• Schedule interviews with broadcast, print, and online media, and coordinate multi-city book tours and author appearances.

• Develop and maintain strong contacts across all media.

• Work closely with marketing, sales, and editorial departments.

• Publicize our books and authors creatively across all social media platforms.

Qualifications/Skills:

• 2-5 years' experience in book publicity.

• Strong contacts across all media.

• Thorough and up-to-date knowledge of the digital and social media landscape.

• Strong organizational abilities and superb written and verbal communication skills.

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team.

• Health plan; salary commensurate with experience.

Send resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to humanresources@overlookny.com.
Job #  16618
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