Duckworth (Est.1898) is an independent publisher of an eclectic range of fiction and non-fiction. We are looking for an experienced publicist to work on a diverse and exciting list of upcoming titles and backlist.
The candidate must possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills, be resourceful and proactive in planning and implementing creative publicity campaigns, securing reviews in traditional and online media, arranging interviews, placing features, setting up bookshop events and festival appearances , establishing superb author and media relations . In addition the candidate should possess a wide range of contacts in these areas. They should also possess experience of publicity to special interest groups and organizations and have worked on eBook promotion and/or in special sales.
Based in our Shoreditch offices, you will work closely with the Sales Manager, reporting to the Publishing Director, be solely responsible for publicizing the Duckworth trade list, liaising with our New York sister company the Overlook Press on shared titles.
Please apply with your CV and a covering letter stating your current salary to firstname.lastname@example.org by 27th January 2014.