Job opening detail :
Publicity Director
posted: July 15, 2021
Offered by:
Sounds True
Salary:
Depends on Location of Applicant, Colorado applicants can expect a compensation range of $75,000 - $80,000 per year
Benefits:
Health; Dental; 401K; Profit-sharing; Paid Time Off, Vision, other supplemental benefits
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
Remote
Requirements:
Do you want to work with a group of people striving to create a wiser and kinder world? We value being of service, exceptional teamwork, authentic connection, being direct and kind and honoring human dignity while having a commitment to growth and transformation. Sounds True, founded in 1985, is a multimedia publisher specializing in spirituality, holistic living, and transformational learning. We are seeking a full-time Publicity Director to join our team.

The Publicity Director personally develops and executes high-impact national media campaigns for 20+ Sounds True books per year, while also overseeing the Publicity Manager’s 20+ book campaigns. This role secures media coverage to influence book sales and additional media opportunities, attracts new authors, and builds brand awareness in the marketplace. The Publicity Director also contributes to the overall editorial and publicity strategy for Sounds True.

Responsibilities:
Secure national and regional media for Sounds True’s titles and authors
Maintain strong media relationships with national digital, print, and broadcast contacts
Attend weekly acquisitions meetings, and offer ideas/feedback on current and future editorial projects
Independently plan and execute high-level author tours, including large-scale ticketed public lectures and events, local book events, media interviews, and author travel
Develop and maintain strong working relationships with authors, agents, event coordinators, and booksellers
Manage two Sounds True employees to ensure consistent media coverage and creative pitching
Identify and oversee outside publicity firms and freelancers for various campaigns
Schedule in-person meetings with media to maintain brand awareness and facilitate ongoing publicity support
Create persuasive press materials, including press releases, pitch letters, author Q&A’s, and story ideas
Thoughtfully tailor pitches to current media events and media outlets’ demographics and content tone
Collaborates with marketing and sales teams on campaign execution
Accompany authors to interviews and bookselling events

Qualifications/Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree
Minimum of 10+ years experience in book publishing and public relations
Must have solid media relationships and knowledge of the diverse media landscape
Ability to prioritize, work independently, and manage multiple campaigns and responsibilities
Excellent writing, communication, and interpersonal skills
Genuine interest and understanding of mind-body-spirit category
Ability to work independently and manage multiple high-level campaigns and authors
Evening and weekend work sometimes required

Sounds True is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal-opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. We offer an excellent working environment and great benefits including health, dental, vision, paid time off, matching 401k, profit sharing, and more! Remote and out of state candidates are encouraged to apply. The compensation for this position will be benchmarked for the location of the applicant if remote. Colorado applicants for this position can expect a benchmarked $75,000.00-80,000.00/yr compensation range. To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com. To apply, please send a letter of interest with your resume to HR@soundstrue.com.
About Our  
Company:
Do you want to work with a group of people striving to create a wiser and kinder world? We value being of service, exceptional teamwork, authentic connection, being direct and kind and honoring human dignity while having a commitment to growth and transformation. Sounds True, founded in 1985, is a multimedia publisher specializing in spirituality, holistic living, and transformational learning.
Contact:
Human Resources
Address:
413 S Arthur Ave, Louisville, CO 80027
Special  
Instructions:
To learn more about us, visit SoundsTrue.com. To apply, please send a letter of interest with your resume to HR@soundstrue.com.
Job #:
29061
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