HarperCollins Publishers

Publicist/Senior Publicist

Job Locations US-NY-New York




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.   


  • 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


  • 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.


Sorry the Share function is not working properly at this moment. Please refresh the page and try again later.
Share on your newsfeed