|Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks a publicist. The publicist’s primary responsibilities include conceiving, developing, and implementing inventive campaigns to promote the authors and books we publish. This entails cultivating and maintaining relationships with print, radio, and electronic media outlets nationwide; working with authors to promote their books through author tours and events; and composing and delivering effective pitches through print and digital media, as well as in person. |
A love of literature is essential, as are identification with our mission and excitement about our list. Ideal candidates will be well organized, capable of multitasking, and passionate about promoting and selling books. Superior communication and writing skills are essential. We seek candidates who are highly collaborative, and curiosity about every aspect of the publishing process will be helpful.
Experience with the promotion of books is strongly preferred. Graphic design skills are a plus, but not required. This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience.