Senior Publicist, Atria Books

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Ref#: 28124
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.
Description:

Simon & Schuster is seeking a Senior Publicist and Marketer for Howard Books.  Howard Books is an imprint of Atria Books, which publishes adult trade fiction and non-fiction book with a reach into the Christian marketplace and home of such bestselling authors as Karen Kingsbury,  Katie Davis, Devon Franklin and Megan Good, Frank Peretti, Dave Ramsey, Squire Rushnell  and Laura Schroff.  Responsibilities include:

Developing and maintaining close working relationships with members of the Christian press. 

Working closely with authors on all aspects of publicity, including briefing authors for interviews and accompanying authors to publicity engagements.

Developing and updating media lists, booking author travel,  creating press materials  and pitching media.

Collaborating with key in-house departments, including Marketing, Sales, Editorial, and Subsidiary Rights.

Developing and maintaining relationships with Christian and mainstream booksellers around the country, as well as off-site and lecture events venues.

Planning and executing author appearances and details for BEA, Regional Trade Shows, author pre-sell events and tours.

Qualifications:
Previous experience in book publishing required.

Familiarity with Cision, Good Reads, Net Galley, and Edelweiss highly preferred.

Familiarity with and execution of social media campaigns highly preferred.

EEO Statement:
Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled
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