Job opening detail :
Associate Publicist
posted: Feb. 6, 2018
Offered by:
The Experiment
Benefits:
Health, Dental, 401K, Bonus
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
The Experiment is seeking a full-time Associate Publicist to join our fast-growing independent publishing company.

Responsibilities include:

-Assisting in developing and implementing media campaigns and marketing plans for individual titles
-Overseeing media publicity mailings and follow-up via email and phone as required
-Creating press releases, sell sheets, newsletters, postcards, and other promotional materials
-Working closely with the Publicity and Marketing Director on building and maintaining relationships and connections with media contacts across various genres
-Compiling and distributing weekly publicity reports
-Working closely with the Publicity and Marketing Director on coordinating with other departments and maintaining communication with authors
-Maintaining and developing company social media (including blog, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.)
-Some assisting in maintenance of publicity and marketing budget
-Assisting in conceptualizing, organizing, and implementing author tours on select titles and planning exhibits at events including BEA and the Brooklyn Book Festival
-Writing, copyediting, and proofreading publicity, marketing, and some sales and advertising materials
-Some assisting in preparation for biannual sales conference and assembling sales kits and materials
-Training and supervising of interns in daily publicity tasks

We seek a candidate with some publicity or marketing experience who is extremely curious and attuned to current trends, thinks creatively, is an unceasing initiative-taker and happy to work both independently and collaboratively, and who has superlative communication skills.

Candidates must have:

-A Bachelor’s degree
-1-3 years previous experience in Media Publicity and Marketing Communication useful
-Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills
-Excellent attention to detail
-Excellent time management skills and ability to multi-task across activities and projects
-A strong interest in nonfiction publishing, especially in the areas in which The Experiment publishes
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office; knowledge of Cision, HTML, Photoshop, and InDesign a plus
About Our  
Company:
The Experiment, operated by its founder-proprietors, has been publishing books since September 2009. We are a collegial, extremely hard-working crew with offices near Gramercy Park in Manhattan. We offer benefits including health, dental, matching 401(k), TransitChek, and bonus. We are an equal opportunity employer.
Contact:
Jennifer Hergenroeder
Address:
220 East 23rd Street
Suite 600
Phone:
2128891659
Fax:
2128891659
Special  
Instructions:
Email your resume to jennifer@theexperimentpublishing.com
Job #:
20938
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