Job Role: Freelance PR and Marketing Executive (Assistant/Junior+)
Part-Time (2 days/week, flexible hours, ongoing and remote)
Salary, pro rata: £25,000-£35,000 (depending on experience)
To be considered please send a brief cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org with ‘PR Role’ in the title.
This role includes supporting the PR Director with general publicity administrative tasks and supporting with the planning, implementing and managing of creative, ambitious and sales-driving publicity campaigns across the Black Crow list. Experience is desired, but not essential. For this role you must have a passion for genre fiction and pop culture. All applications welcome.
Reporting to the PR Director, the successful applicant will
- Provide administrative support including, but not limited to, organising mailings, research, managing/booking author events and travel, accompanying authors to events and interviews, etc.
- Manage some PR campaigns as well as developing skillset and knowledge of general campaign work
- Have excellent verbal and written communication skills including a friendly, confident and approachable manner to public and media
- Be independently motivated/keen self-starter and have excellent organisational and timekeeping skills alongside great attention to detail
- Assist with website, newsletter and social media management
- Execute digital advertising campaigns
- Create impactful social assets
- Be extremely flexible to constant changes in a fast-paced industry with varied work demands
- Be a massive nerd aka have a keen interest/knowledge of social media and new media, a passion for reading, and general pop culture to keep abreast of the books/brands Black Crow represent as well as trends in the market place
- Photoshop/Canva, etc.
BLACK CROW is a boutique PR & Marketing Agency specialising in genre fiction, pop culture, and all things nerd. It’s Director, Jamie-Lee Nardone, has worked with some of the biggest names in genre publishing, from crime giants MC Beaton and Simon Brett, legends of horror Max Brooks, Ramsey Campbell and Grady Hendrix, to the all-time greats and exciting debuts of science fiction and fantasy including Ransom Riggs, Naomi Novik, John Scalzi, Arkady Martine, Charles Stross, Tamsyn Muir, Adrian Tchaikovsky, Rian Hughes and Christopher Paolini. Her debut authors have been Sunday Times bestsellers, BBC Radio 4’s Book of the Week, Guardian Books of the Year, and Stoker, Crawford, Locus, Shirley Jackson and Hugo Award-winners. Socials @blackcrow_pr, more info www.blackcrowpr.com.