HarperCollins Publishers

Publicist/Senior Publicist

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Publicity

Overview

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HarperCollins Children’s Book, one of the leading publishers of children’s and teen books, is currently seeking a Publicist OR Senior Publicist to join the publicity team.  This candidate will work on a wide variety of bestselling titles across all imprints.  The ideal candidate is creative, energetic, and has a positive attitude.   

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for planning and executing all author appearances including multi-city book tours, local appearances, special events
  • Securing national and local media, including broadcast, print, and online outlets
  • Arranging all travel for assigned authors and creating tour schedules
  • Writing press releases, pitch letters, and other promotional materials relating to an event/tour
  • Briefs authors on media interviews, develops media contacts, and accompanies authors on interviews
  • Attends several festivals and conventions a year
  • Works closely with the publicity team as well as authors, agents, editors, marketing team and sales team

Qualifications

  • Minimum 3-4 years of publicity experience required
  • Experience in Children’s publishing is a plus
  • Proven ability to generate creative angles and pitches
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to work in a collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing skills
  • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
  • A college degree or equivalent experience

 

 

Please submit a cover letter along with your resume.

 

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.

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