Publicity Assistant
Random House U.S.A - New York, NY

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Job description

Publicity Assistant

Entry Level


Full Time




Public Relations


Administrative / Clerical

Random House U.S.A




New York

Your challenge:
We are currently seeking an Assistant to join the Crown Publishing Group’s publicity team. This candidate will work with an established, well-organized department, to publicize Crown’s wide ranging non-fiction list. This position provides an opportunity to work with all of the departments within Crown with particular focus on health, diet, wellness, lifestyle, pop culture, as well as sports and celebrity titles. This person will provide day-to-day administrative support for two senior department members while also handling responsibilities such as:

  • Creating author itineraries
  • Helping to implement book publicity campaigns and managing event logistics
  • Coordinating communications efforts, such as media mailings, email blasts, etc.
  • Creating publicity materials, such as press releases and press kits
  • Maintaining media database and contacts
  • Servicing media requests
  • Additional assignments, projects and responsibilities, as needed
Your profile:
The ideal candidate has a BA in public relations or a related field, as well as some relevant internship or working experience. Experience in book publishing is beneficial, but not required. Candidates should also be self-starters with impeccable attention to detail and possess a proactive and independent approach to work. The ideal candidate should be high-energy and passionate, possess exceptional interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills, as well as very strong attention to detail. They should be savvy with online and social media and proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (particularly Excel, including the ability to produce basic graphs and charts). Candidate experience should demonstrate the ability to prioritize and multi-task in a rapidly changing, fast-paced environment. The Crown Publishing Group is a division of Random House, Inc., and located in New York City.

About our company:
Random House, Inc. is the world's largest general trade book publisher. It is a division of Bertelsmann SE & Co. KGaA, one of the foremost media companies in the world.

Thank you for your interest in Random House. Random House is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.

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