CBS Corporation Publicist, Gallery Books/Scout Press in New York, New York
Publicist, Gallery Books/Scout Press
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY, US
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, 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.
Gallery Books/Scout Press is seeking a Publicist to work in a very active publicity department planning and executing publicity campaigns for an array of titles, with particular emphasis on commercial and literary fiction, as well as some narrative non-fiction and memoir.
Key responsibilities include:
Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, television, radio, and online (including bloggers).
Arranging multi-city book tours, including arranging author appearances and setting up travel.
Writing press releases, targeted galley letters, and other promotional materials.
Creating targeted mailing lists.
Cultivating and maintaining media relationships.
2-3 years book publicity experience.
Excellent written and oral communication skills.
Fluency with current media trends including key conferences, social media, podcasts, and bloggers.
Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.
Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature.
Proficiency with Publicity Assistant and Cision.
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled