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Publicity and Marketing Manager
posted: Oct. 14, 2020
Offered by:
ZE Books
Health; Flexible hours
Full Time
Los Angeles, CA

Established in 2018, ZE Books produces unique editions that bridge the divide between literary titles and art books. The ZE Books Publicity & Marketing Manager will create and lead publicity campaigns for all of ZE’s titles (approximately 4 new titles a year). Additionally it will oversee day-to-day communications and direct sales for ZE Books, ensuring that the brand stays active, leveraging all opportunities for both front and backlist titles to connect to audiences.

This role operates remotely, with 1 to 2 days per week spent at the LA-based office of Unnamed Press, to handle administrative duties (strict Covid protocols remain in place). With Unnamed Press as ZE Books’ publishing and distribution partner, the role works closely with the Unnamed Press team, and will provide support on PR campaigns for select titles for Unnamed Press as needed. The role will report directly to the publishers of both presses. The ideal candidate is enthusiastic about both literature and art. This is a special opportunity to work in a small press environment with two exciting imprints, and promises to grow quickly in terms of scope of responsibility across a diverse range of books.


• Create and lead customized publicity outreach for each ZE Books release
• Supporting publicity efforts for select Unnamed Press titles
• Develop and maintain strong relationships with national, local, and online media contacts
• Create digital marketing campaigns and long-term strategy for ZE sales channels
• Plan in-person and virtual book tours.
• Manage all social media accounts (Instagram, Twitter, Facebook) for ZE Books
• Maintain and update the ZE Books website and monthly newsletter
• Create growth targets and goals for direct sales and advertising
• Administrative: responsible for fulfilling customer communications and website orders, support research and permissions for titles, mailing.

Candidates with a minimum of three years' experience working in a publicity role at an imprint or independent publisher preferred.
About Our  
The Unnamed Press is a leading independent publisher of fiction and non-fiction, based in Los Angeles and founded in 2014. Our books represent a diverse list of voices—ones that challenge conventional perspectives while appealing to a broad general audience: exciting, radical, urgent.

ZE Books creates literary mix-tapes from visionary writers, artists and musicians. Bridging the personal and public, each book is a life told through writing, art and photography. See more at
Olivia Smith
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