Job opening detail :
Senior Publicist – Adult
posted: Jan. 14, 2022
Offered by:
Abrams Books
Duration:
Full Time
Location:
New York, NY
Requirements:
ABRAMS seeks a creative, dynamic, and experienced senior publicist to develop and execute innovative title campaigns primarily with comic-arts and graphic novels, but also across all categories including entertainment, fiction, nonfiction, lifestyle, and craft. Strong candidates will have experience with or deep interest in graphic novels, as well as knowledge of the current media landscape and solid grasp on the necessary components to build impactful campaigns. In addition, candidates will have a familiarity working with brand partners, and experience coordinating book tours, in-person/virtual events, and author events at major conventions. Must be a self-starter and team player with strong communications skills who is comfortable communicating regularly with authors and agents, and working closely with in-house departments including editorial, marketing, and sales teams.
This role reports into the Publicity Manager. A hybrid work environment is permitted.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Manage 10+ titles at a time in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
Coordinate all aspects of title campaigns: writing press materials; securing media across all platforms including TV, radio, print, online, and podcasts; planning author tours/events; budgeting; and communicating regularly with authors and agents
Cultivate new media contacts and maintain current relationships; initiate and attend in-person/virtual meetings with press to present ABRAMS list
Schedule author tours and in-person/virtual events with bookstores, institutions, organizations, etc; staff events when necessary
Spearhead author panels and presence at major conventions such as Comic-con and leading book fairs in top markets; staff events when necessary
Communicate detailed campaign plans and updates directly to editors, marketers, publishers, sales teams, agents, and authors

Represent ABRAMS in meetings with prospective authors and contribute feedback on potential acquisitions
QUALIFICATIONS:
• 5+ years of book publicity experience
• Track record of robust media campaigns and proven ability to demonstrate a creative approach to publicity
• Extensive experience working with brand partnerships and coordinating large scale events
• Strong knowledge of national and regional media across all platforms
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Bachelor's degree
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Muck Rack, and Basecamp
• Strong knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)

To apply for a position at ABRAMS, please complete the employment application by clicking the following link, http://www.abramsbooks.com/apply
Address:
195 Broadway, 9th Floor9th Floor
Job #:
31104
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