Job opening detail :
Senior Publicist, S&S Books
posted: Oct. 6, 2020
Offered by:
Simon & Schuster
Full Time
New York, NY
The Simon & Schuster imprint is seeking a Senior Publicist to work in a very active publicity department with a dynamic publishing program, planning and executing publicity campaigns for works of non-fiction and fiction.

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

*Minimum 3 years book publicity experience.
*Excellent written and oral communication skills.
*Fluency with current media trends and developing promotional platforms.
*Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.
*Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature, and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects.
About Our  
Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, 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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