Job opening detail :
Associate Publicist, Orbit
posted: Mar. 12, 2019
Offered by:
Hachette Book Group
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
SUMMARY:

Hachette Book Group’s Orbit division seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Associate Publicist to support the Associate Publicity Director. This role will develop and execute high-impact publicity campaigns for the Orbit and Redhook imprints, with a focus on genre fiction titles.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES

Supporting the Associate Publicity Director in developing creative, effective publicity strategies for the division
Independently executing publicity campaigns for select titles in each season, including creating press releases and other promotional materials with a goal of securing high-profile print, broadcast, and online media coverage
Writing and delivering internal publicity communications; maintaining and updating internal publicity systems
Developing relationships with key media and bookseller contacts
Coordinating with marketing and editorial departments to maximize effectiveness of campaigns
Representing the division at select trade events and conventions
Some general administrative duties, such as coordinating mailings

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES REQUIRED

1-3 years experience in book publishing, publicity, or related field
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; superb interpersonal and organizational skills
Ability to work independently and proactively, prioritize effectively, and demonstrate consistent follow-through
Knowledge of and enthusiasm for science fiction and fantasy publishing
Familiarity with NetGalley, Publicity Assistant (or similar systems), and other publicity tools a plus
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Job #:
23497
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