Job opening detail :
Book Publicist with Three Years Experience
posted: Sept. 11, 2019
Offered by:
Meryl Moss Media
Salary:
commensurate with experience
Benefits:
Health; Dental; Bonus
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
Westport, CT
Requirements:
Meryl Moss Media, a well known literary publicity and marketing firm located in Westport, CT is seeking an experienced publicist with at least three years experience who will develop publicity strategies and implement successful campaigns for a diverse list of book titles.

Responsibilities include:
* Leveraging traditional (radio, television, print) and digital media (social, podcasts, newsletters, streaming) to create excitement around authors and their work, pitch/schedule interviews, drive awareness and interest among readers
* Writing effective pitches and press releases
* Developing and managing relationships with authors, booksellers, and media
* Overseeing national and regional author tours
* Creating PR campaign strategies
* Delivering results
* Working independently on titles, as well as with senior staff on high-profile author campaigns

The ideal candidate will be or have:
* A READER
* At least three years of publicity experience
* VISION (and a clear understanding of the media marketplace)
* A resume supporting campaign work
* Creative, innovative and resourceful in their approach to publicity
* Relationships with media and booksellers
* CURIOSITY (how to switch gears and course correct if a pitch isn't working)
* Exceptional written, communication, and social media skills
* A STRONG WORK ETHIC
* Detail driven
* THE ABILITY TO ANTICIPATE ISSUES
* Will manage multiple campaigns and responsibilities in a fast-paced environment

Please send your resume and cover letter. Position available immediately.
About Our  
Company:
Meryl Moss Media is a leading literary publicity and marketing firm that has been working with authors and publishers for more than 26 years. We are deep generalists and work with all genres of books from novels to non-fiction, self-help to business. Our firm has helped create many bestsellers and we work hard to help our clients stay on the reader radar.
Contact:
Meryl Moss
Address:
99 Saugatuck Avenue
Westport, CT. 06880
Phone:
203-226-0199
Special  
Instructions:
Please send cover letter that includes your interest in books.
Job #:
24898
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