Social Media Specialist

(Naperville, IL) Fast-growing publisher seeks creative and enthusiastic PR media professional to work with authors and media. Strong social media experience is essential.

Responsibilities Include:

·         Driving high-level media on key titles that results in sales and awareness impact

·         Developing strong, creative, and long-term relationships with the most influential personalities in media, social, and other areas

·         Writing highly-creative and effective press releases and pitches that capture the attention of reviewers and media outlets leading to coverage that drives sales

·         Creating and managing content for consumer email newsletters and social engagement strategies

·         Manage company’s social media channels including strategy, content sourcing/generation, and analytics

·         Develop and execute highly-engaging social campaigns across proprietary and influential channels that builds title awareness for new releases and backlist

Requirements/Skills/Experience Include:

·         A deep passion for publishing

·         BA in Marketing, Public Relations, Communication, English, Journalism or related course of study; experience in publishing or consumer goods marketing and publicity strongly preferred

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

·         Ability to work independently while maintaining enthusiasm and drive in a high-volume, deadline-oriented position

·         Verifiable history of consistently delivering high-impact media for top releases and developing and fostering vibrant and creative social media strategies


Salary:  Competitive                Job#:  SG-4611