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Publicist  
  posted: Apr. 18, 2017
 Offered by: 
HarperCollins
 Benefits: 
Health, Dental, 401K
 Duration: 
Full Time
 Location: 
New York, NY
 Requirements: 
Our General Books Group is looking for a Publicist to manage all aspects of a publicity campaign for approximately 3-4 titles a month under limited supervision. In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on a wide variety of titles included in the William Morrow and Dey Street imprint(s).

Responsibilities:
- Publicizes books and authors; schedules interviews with broadcast, print and online media.
- Plan and coordinate author appearances at bookstores, at festivals, and in livestreaming outlets. Book local media in conjunction with events.
- Briefs authors on how to handle interviews, develops media contacts, and accompanies authors on interviews.
- Writes press releases, pitch letters and other promotional materials relating to tours.
- Coordinates all publicity activities on assigned titles from the mailing of galleys to the development of proper angles and pitches
- Schedules and plans bookstore appearances and special events
- Coordinates publicity updates for division and sales force
- Schedules/books author travel; advise department members with travel logistic oversight for multi-author events.

Qualifications:
- 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
- 2-3 years prior relevant work experience - including booking experience, thorough familiarity with the media, social media skills
- Experience with/knowledge of genres including nonfiction, lifestyle, cookbooks. mysteries, thrillers, and women's fiction
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Must be detailed-oriented, well-organized and able to set priorities under pressure
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
- Proficiency with WordPress and the Adobe Suite a plus
- Strong detail management skills are necessary to traffic convention/multi-author event shipping and promotion logistics
- Able to travel to author events in NYC
 About Our  
Company: 
HarperCollins Publishers is the second largest consumer book publisher in the world, with operations in 18 countries. With nearly two hundred years of history and more than 120 branded imprints around the world, HarperCollins publishes approximately 10,000 new books every year in 17 languages, and has a print and digital catalog of more than 200,000 titles. Writing across dozens of genres, HarperCollins authors include winners of the Nobel Prize, the Pulitzer Prize, the National Book Award, the Newbery and Caldecott Medals and the Man Booker Prize. HarperCollins, headquartered in New York, is a subsidiary of News Corp (NASDAQ: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV) and can be visited online at corporate.HC.com.

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.
 Address: 
195 Broadway
New York, NY 10007
 Special  
Instructions: 
To apply please submit cover letter and resume through our website:
https://careers-harpercollins.icims.com/jobs/2219/publicist/job
Job #  17911
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