We have an exciting opportunity for an ambitious, organized and enthusiastic Assistant Publicist to join the prestigious literary imprint, Ecco! This position will support the tight-knit, dynamic Ecco publicity department (Senior Publicity Director, Publicity Director and Senior Publicity Manager) on projects across the full spectrum of Ecco’s list, including literary fiction and serious as well as narrative nonfiction, cookbooks, poetry, memoirs, science, biography and everything in between.
Just in 2020, Ecco will publish new books by a U.S. senator, two Pulitzer Prize winners, a Poet Laureate, a National Book Award winner, New York Times bestsellers, and incredible debuts across genre. Heading up paperback outreach across the list and supporting on some of the biggest books of the year, this position offers both the chance to work on projects independently and be mentored by one of the strongest publicity teams in the business. This position is perfect for a self-starter who is passionate about spreading the word about great books, pays attention to the media and cultural landscape, and most importantly, loves to read widely.
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 required.
HarperCollins Publishers is an Equal Opportunity Employer.