Publicist/Senior Publicist Skyhorse Publishing

Publicist/Senior Publicist
Skyhorse Publishing (New York, NY 10018)  |  Posted: Oct. 28

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As a Publicist/Senior Publicist, the candidate will be responsible for conducting book and author publicity tasks on assigned titles at a high level of expertise, assisting in instructing and mentoring junior staff, and offering media advice to editors.

Responsibilities include:
• Formulate and execute publicity for higher-profile books
• Formulate and implement digital publicity strategy
• Create polished press releases, e-blasts, reports, and other materials
• Craft and pitch appropriate media
• Liaison with authors, agents, vendors, key media independently
• Attend author and industry events
• Establish network of professional book media contacts
• Target media opportunities to drive greater sales
• Help mentor Associate and Assistant Publicists
• Share accomplishments and goals with Director of Publicity, Staff, and company’s distributor as necessary

Job Requirements:
• Minimum of 4 years of experience in book publicity
• Previous work at a significant book publishing company, preferably working on high-profile book campaigns
• BA in Communications or related field
• Media contacts built from prior experience
• Ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Self-motivated, deadline-driven, and well organized
• Positive attitude/team player
• Excellent communication skills, both written and spoken
• Passion for books and book publishing
• Immediate availability preferred

To apply, please email dnotte@skyhorsepublishing.com with resume, cover letter, position applying for, and salary requirements. Applications missing salary requirements will not be considered.

Contact: Dean Notte

Skyhorse Publishing, Inc.
307 West 36th Street, 11th Floor
New York, NY 10018
P: (212) 643-6816
F: (212) 643-6819

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