Job opening detail :
Publicist, S&S
posted: Nov. 28, 2018
Offered by:
Simon & Schuster
Health; Dental; 401K
Full Time
New York, NY
The Simon & Schuster imprint is seeking a Publicist to work in a very active publicity department with a dynamic publishing program planning and executing publicity campaigns for serious works of non-fiction, with an emphasis on history and politics.

Key responsibilities include:

• Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, television, online and radio.
• Arranging and assembling multi-city book tours and author appearances.
• Writing press releases, targeted pitch letters, author bios and other promotional materials.
• Creating targeted mailing lists.
• Cultivating and maintaining media relationships.

•2-3 years book publicity experience.

• Excellent written and oral communication skills.

• Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.
• Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature.
• Proficiency with Publicity Assistant and Cision.

A deep understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media is required.
About Our  
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.
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