Simon & Schuster Children's Publishing seeks a Publicity Assistant who will report to the Director of Publicity. The Publicity Assistant will participate in publicity campaigns for children’s and young adult books, including book projects/mailings; the management of a weekly book mailing to top reviewers; fulfilling review copy requests; writing press materials and promotional materials; coordinating author event appearances and bookstore signings; pitching interviews; creating author book tour schedules.
General administrative responsibilities include photocopying, filing, and distributing reviews; processing bills; booking author travel; database upkeep; phone and email communication. There will also be the opportunity for increased responsibilities and independent projects after mastering administrative duties.
College degree required. The ideal candidate will have an interest in children’s books and publicity. The position requires excellent written and oral communication skills, attention to detail and strong organizational skills. Must be able to balance multiple projects simultaneously. Strong computer skills including MS Office and Social media knowledge.
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