Assistant Publicity Director—Young Readers
Penguin Group USA - New York, NY

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We are currently seeking an Assistant Publicity Director to create and execute major publicity campaigns with the Young Readers Group. This person will work with high-profile authors on major media campaigns, help develop publicity strategies for upcoming titles, and cultivate and maintain strong media relationships with book producers and editors.

Additional responsibilities include:
Organizing and attending national book tours and author appearances

Pitching national and regional print and online media for coverage

Securing national and regional TV and radio interviews

Drafting press materials including releases, author bios, etc.

Managing junior staff members

Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:

Minimum of 5 years related experience, preferably within children’s book publicity

Established media contacts

Experience working with high-profile, celebrity authors

Excellent written and verbal communication skills

Proven ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment

Excellent supervisory skills and ability to manage a staff

Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel

Ability to travel up to 5% of the year by car, train, and/or plane

To apply, please send your resume and cover letter with salary requirements.

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