Full Time Job

Senior Publicist, S&S Books

Simon & Schuster

New York, NY 09-30-2020
  • Paid
  • Full Time
  • Mid (2-5 years) Experience
Job Description


The Simon & Schuster imprint is seeking a Senior Publicist to work in a very active publicity department with a dynamic publishing program, planning and executing publicity campaigns for works of non-fiction and fiction.

Key responsibilities include:
• Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, television, online, radio and podcasts.
• Arranging and assembling multi-city book tours and author virtual appearances.
• Writing persuasive press releases, targeted pitch letters, author bios and other promotional materials.
• Creating targeted mailing lists.
• Cultivating and maintaining media relationships.

• Minimum 3 years book publicity experience.
• Excellent written and oral communication skills.
• Fluency with current media trends and developing promotional platforms.
• Proven ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.
• Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature, and the ability to successfully manage multiple projects.

Company Profile
Simon & Schuster

Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, 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.

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