Publicity Director - Fiction

Publicity Director – Fiction

(NYC) Well-known book publisher is seeking a Publicity Director to assist with the needs of their growing team.  This is a new role and there are no limits to what this leader can create and achieve. 

Responsibilities Include:

·          Will be part of the Leadership Team.

·         Creating and executing publicity campaigns for company’s adult fiction imprint (contemporary and historical fiction, mystery/thriller, and book club fiction titles) with laser-like focus on demand drivers that make the most impact.

·         Consistently creating relevant and effective press materials and story ideas to pitch to top media outlets.

·         Collaborating closely with authors, editorial, marketing and sales in order to drive successful title launches and build author brand awareness.

·         Cultivating relationships with top media contacts and influencers through one-on-one meetings, trade shows and other industry events.

Requirements/Skills/Experience Include: 

·         High level of excitement and drive coupled with a proven ability to drive reader awareness and sales.

·         Highly collaborative and creative environment.

·         Strong writing and communication skills, and demonstrated ability to juggle multiple projects efficiently.

·         Working knowledge of social media platforms as leveraged for author promotion.

·         An absolute passion for books and belief that books change lives!

Salary:  Competitive     SG-4558