HarperCollins Publishers

Associate Publicist - HMH Books & Media

Job Locations US-NY-New York




HMH Books & Media seeks an organized, creative, multi-tasking Associate Publicist to attend to all aspects of publicity campaigns for multiple titles each month.


  • Provides administrative and publicity support to the Senior Vice President, Publicity.
  • Helps write and produce press materials and news releases. 
  • Schedules tours and coordinates all author logistics.
  • Coordinates all mailings of books, galleys, and other materials.
  • Assists with event planning.
  • Coordinates galley orders across all departments.
  • Responds to outside inquiries, including review copy requests and general information questions.
  • Under supervision, works on a few campaigns per season which includes setting strategy, engaging in regular author communication, pitching media, podcasts, blogs, and arranging events and travel logistics.


  • College degree or equivalent experience
  • A minimum of 1 year of prior relevant work experience
  • Experience with/knowledge of nonfiction and fiction genres. 
  • 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
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Adobe
  • Strong detail management skills are necessary
  • Able to travel to author events in New York

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.


This role is currently based out of New York, New York. You will need to commute to the office when it reopens.


HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.


Our recruitment team will review all applications submitted through www.harpercollins.com/careers. Only those selected for an interview will be contacted. This role will be taken down when we are no longer accepting new applicants.



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