CBS Corporation Publicity Assistant, Atria Books in New York, New York
Publicity Assistant, Atria Books
CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster
JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff
JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time
JOB LOCATION: New York, NY
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.
Atria Books is seeking a Publicity Assistant to work closely with the Director of Publicity and Assistant Director of Publicity and provide overall support to a very active department. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all aspects of the book publishing and publicity process and work on commercial fiction and high profile non-fiction titles.
Responsibilities include administrative duties, as well as involvement in all aspects of publicity campaigns including: Creating press materials, booking author tours, researching contacts, and pitching media.
The ideal candidate will be a self-starter -- organized, outgoing, a go-getter who jumps at the opportunity to contribute to the group, and will have excellent phone and computer skills with a strong knowledge of social media and influencers. Strong written communication and attention to detail are a must, as well as the ability to multitask and be flexible.
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