Maternity cover: ten months minimum
Commence: June 2019
Reporting to the Publicity Director
Hours of work: three days a week, must be able to work some days in the office – ideally Wednesday and Friday
This is an opportunity to work for award-winning independent publisher Profile Books in its publicity team. We are looking for an experienced publicist to create innovative and dynamic campaigns across a diverse range of our fiction and non-fiction titles. You should be a creative and proactive communicator with a track record of successfully driving media attention to books.
You will devise and implement attention-grabbing campaigns, organise impactful author events and tours, and sell serial rights where possible. Working closely with sales and marketing to drive sales. An understanding of target readerships and social media is also key to this role. As well as providing excellent author care, liaising with and regularly updating editors, agents and other key stake-holders, you will need to be a team-player. Each week you will be required to actively contribute to our weekly sales, marketing and publicity meetings and other key company meetings. A thorough understanding of the UK media landscape is essential.
Please send covering letter and CV to Diana Broccardo at firstname.lastname@example.org by 26th April 2019