HarperCollins Publishers

Associate Publicist

Job Locations US-CA-San Francisco




HarperOne, an imprint of HarperCollins Publishers, seeks an organized, creative, multi-tasking Associate Publicist to support all aspects of publicity campaigns for multiple titles each month in a busy department. HarperOne specializes in books by high-profile authors and experts including personal development, spirituality, religion, business, and healthy living.


  • Assists senior level Publicists with all aspects of book and author publicity campaigns.
  • Helps write and produce press materials.
  • Schedules tours and coordinates all author logistics.
  • Coordinates all mailings of books, galleys, and other materials.
  • Assists with event planning.
  • Participates in booksignings and special events with other members of the department.
  • Responds to outside inquiries, including review copy requests and general information questions.
  • Under supervision, works on a limited number of campaigns.


  • 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
  • 1 year of prior relevant work experience
  • Experience with/knowledge of nonfiction genres including personal development, spirituality, religion, business, and healthy living
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be detailed-oriented, well-organized, and able to manage priorities under pressure
  • Ability to take initiative and direction
  • Participates in editorial board and collaborates with marketing and editorial
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
  • Strong detail management skills are necessary
  • Able to travel to author events in San Francisco


HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.


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