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Publicity and Marketing Manager, SAGA Press
posted: Mar. 8, 2019
Offered by:
Simon & Schuster
Health; Dental; 401K; Stock options
Full Time
New York, NY
Saga Press is seeking a creative and energetic marketing and publicity manager to develop and manage publicity and marketing campaigns for their stellar list of adult science fiction, fantasy and horror titles.

In addition to demonstrated expertise in and passion for the science fiction and fantasy genre, the successful candidate must have an eye for innovation: the publicity and marketing manager will create and drive strategies for books to thrive in the digital age, discovering new ways to connect with readers, including engagement through social media and the blogging community.

Primary Responsibilities:

Develop and implement title-specific publicity and branded marketing campaigns for frontlist titles.
Attend all Saga Press planning meetings with editorial, sales, etc, and present plans at sales meetings.
Create marketing materials such as sell sheets, samplers, promo items, etc.
Write press materials, and pitch and secure top national and local media, including print, broadcast and online outlets, with a focus on genre tastemakers.
Develop and maintain account, big mouth and influencer mailing lists, and build strong relationships with key media.
Research, create and implement advertising campaigns tailored to the larger SFFH readership.
Secure media coverage for all Saga Press titles (broadcast, print, online) including exclusive cover reveals and excerpts, author interviews and round-ups with key fantasy, horror and sci-fi media outlets and bloggers.
Build strong relationship with Saga Press authors to ensure involvement and participation in marketing and publicity efforts.
Plan and coordinate author book tours, and book local area events.
Community management of Saga Press social media channels (Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr and Instagram) including content planning, execution and posting as well as fan, author and media amplification/engagement.
Work with Gallery marketing and digital marketing team to feature Saga titles.
Secure speaking/signing opportunities at Comic-Cons and SFF-focused conferences around the country.
Schedule seasonal pitch meetings/calls with SFF-focused media contacts.
Coordinate seasonal submissions of upcoming publishing calendars and SFF-focused literary awards.
Preferred Qualifications:

Excellent organizational, verbal and written communication and presentation skills
Experience creating and executing highly successful title-based media campaigns
Demonstrated booking and author tour management skills
Established network of broadcast, print and digital contacts
Must have good time management skills, be organized and detail-oriented, and capable of multi-tasking
Have the ability to prioritize, meet deadlines and work independently and demonstrate good follow-up and follow-through.
Demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects and work flexibly and quickly
Experience in and passion for science fiction, fantasy and horror
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