Join Penguin Young Reader's Group publicity team and work with all age ranges and types of Young Reader books! Reporting directly to the Publicity Director and the Associate Publicity Director, this position will have the opportunity to interact with authors and assist with various media campaigns.
The Publicity Assistant:
Provides administrative support (i.e. answers phones, handles bills, photocopies, faxes, files, works with mailings, keeps track of supervisors' and authors' schedules).
Maintains press contact database and creates catalog checklist for press contacts.
Handles day-to-day media requests.
Provides logistical support to coordinate author events.
Creates media lists.
Handles award submissions.
Manages galley orders and conducts galley mailings to the trade media.
Assists in publicity campaigns (i.e. keeps track of publicity reports, assembles press kits, performs online research, maintains contact with authors).
Please apply to join us if you meet the following requirements:
4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
Prior office experience required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills and the ability to multitask
Strong attention to detail
Strong follow-up skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel
An interest in children's books
Prior publicity experience is a plus
Salary for this position is $33,500. Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.
To apply, please send your resume and cover letter.
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