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Posted: Sunday, January 7, 2018 5:42 PM

Overview

Our General Books Group publicity department is currently seeking a Publicity Manager to create and manage leading campaigns for a variety of titles within the HarperOne imprint. HarperOne specializes in books by high-profile authors and experts in their field including personal development, spirituality, religion, business, healthy living.

Responsibilities

* Works to publicize books and authors in various genres including spirituality, religion, personal development, healthy living, business, and mindfulness.

* Secures and schedules interviews with national broadcast, print and online media, as well as local market and media.

* Schedules author events at bookstores and off-site events involving third party partners.

* Ensures strong relationships with existing authors and builds relationships with potential future authors.

* Actively develops and maintains media contacts, including national, regional, local and online.

* Acts as an ambassador and influencer to the media, agents, authors and others to reinforce the reputation of HarperCollins as a major, innovative publisher.

* Briefs authors on how to prepare for and communicate key messages in interviews.

* Writes press releases, pitch letters, and other materials relating to a book's campaign.

* Works closely with marketing, editorial, and other departments.

Qualifications

* A minimum of 4-5 years of prior work experience in publicity with an emphasis placed on booking national media in both traditional and digital outlets and author events

* Possesses knowledge and understanding of the publishing process, relationships with a wide range of producers and reporters and experience securing high impact press coverage

* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines

* Extensive knowledge of the media and a familiarity with book reviewers, magazine editors, and bloggers

* A proven ability to generate creative story ideas, pitch angles and pitches

* Experience working with nonfiction lifestyle books

* An understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media

* Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment

* Extensive knowledge of the media and a familiarity with media producers, editors, and bloggers

* Excellent communication skills, including exceptional writing skills

* Excellent organization skills and attention to detail

* A college degree or equivalent experience

HarperCollins is an equal opportunity employer.

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