|Lead Publicist, Seattle Imprints, Amazon|
|The successful candidate will be responsible for promoting the titles across Amazon Publishing’s three genre imprints (Thomas & Mercer, Montlake Romance, and 47North). The Lead Publicist will spearhead a team of publicists to identify market potential of titles at the acquisition phase and drive sales and awareness of each book on our list. In addition to traditional title publicity, the successful candidate must have an eye for innovation: the Lead Publicist will ideate and drive strategies for books to thrive in the digital age, discovering new ways to connect with readers, including engagement through social media and the blogging community.|
The successful candidate should have demonstrated expertise in genre publishing, as well as an entrepreneurial and goal-oriented approach. She/he should be motivated by a start-up culture and the challenge of building a new and exciting business while leveraging the possibilities of a new delivery platform. This role will report to Amazon Publishing’s Head of Publicity, who is based in New York City. This role is based in Seattle and will require periodic travel.
Core Job responsibilities:
Plan and execute publicity campaigns for a diverse list of books in order to drive sales
Superior communication and presentation skills