CBS Corporation Publicity Assistant, S&S Books in New York, New York

Publicity Assistant, S&S Books

REF#: 27376

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT 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.

DESCRIPTION:

The Simon & Schuster imprint is seeking a Publicity Assistant to assist the Executive Director of Publicity and the Associate Director of Publicity in a very active department with a dynamic publishing program. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all aspects of the book publishing process and work on fiction and nonfiction titles, with an emphasis on nonfiction.

Responsibilities include administrative duties, as well as involvement in all aspects of publicity campaigns including: Creating press materials; booking tours; and pitching media.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Required Skills/Experience:

  • Must be organized and have excellent phone and computer skills. Strong written communication is important as well as the ability to multi-task and be flexible.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

  • Previous PR internship or assistant’s position with a literary agency or book publishing house, as well as a familiarity with contemporary fiction and nonfiction, is preferred. Minimum Education Level Bachelor’s Degree.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled