Senior Publicist, Howard BooksApply
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.
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.
Familiarity with Cision, Good Reads, Net Galley, and Edelweiss highly preferred.
Familiarity with and execution of social media campaigns highly preferred.