Publicist, S&S

Ref#: 29491
CBS Business Unit: Simon & Schuster
Job Type: Full-Time Staff
Job Schedule: Full-Time
Job Location: New York, NY, US

About Us:
Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

Simon & Schuster is seeking a Publicist to work in a very active publicity department planning and executing publicity campaigns for an array of titles, with particular emphasis on conservative media; history, current events and culture.

Key responsibilities include:
* Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, television, radio, and online (including bloggers).

*Marketing and social media of conservative books
* Arranging multi-city book tours, including arranging author appearances and setting up travel.
* Writing press releases, targeted galley letters, and other promotional materials.
* Creating targeted mailing lists.
* Cultivating and maintaining media relationships.

* 2-3 years book publicity experience.
* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Fluency with current media trends including key conferences, social media, podcasts, and bloggers.
* Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.
* Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature.
* Proficiency with Publicity Assistant and Cision.
EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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