HarperCollins Publishers

  • Manager, Speakers Bureau

    Job Locations US-NY-New York
  • Overview



    HarperCollins Publishers is currently seeking a Manager, Speakers Bureau. This is a fantastic opportunity to work directly with authors throughout various categories and genres.


    • Secures paid speaking opportunities for our authors.
    • Generates contracts for Speakers Bureau.
    • Assists in arranging travel and creating an event itinerary for each author event.
    • Works with the Accounts Payable in generating check requests for our authors.
    • Keeps detailed information on every secured speaking engagement.
    • Edits and assists in putting together author bios that appear on the HarperCollins Speakers Bureau website.
    • Gathers press materials for every author represented by the Speakers Bureau.
    • Creates a promotional packet for each author.


    • Minimum 3 years of related experience; experience in book publishing preferred
    • A proven ability to generate creative angles and pitches
    • An ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
    • Ability to work effectively with all levels of management
    • A deep understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media
    • Ability to work independently
    • Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing skills
    • Excellent organization skills and attention to detail
    • A college degree or equivalent experience


    HarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books.  When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job.  That’s why cover letters are strongly preferred. 


    HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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