Title
Senior Publicity Position
Employer
Perseus Books
Location
Our offices are located in historic Philadelphia and New York City.

Date Posted
03/06/2012
Description
Fast-paced, innovative trade book publisher seeks a creative, ambitious, and ultra organized individual for senior publicity position. Qualified candidate must possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, understand the publishing process, be knowledgeable of consumer and trade media with excellent contacts, and be able to work independently as well as collaboratively; 3 - 5 years book publicity or related experience preferred.

Individual will be responsible for books published in the adult as well as children's publishing program; categories include self help, pop culture, cookbooks, and illustrated, as well young adult fiction and popular licenses and nationally recognized brands.

Running Press Publishers has been providing consumers with an innovative list of quality books and book-related kits since 1972. Running Press creates more than 200 new titles a year under three imprints: Running Press, Running Press Miniature Editions™, and Running Press Kids. Running Press covers a broad range of categories, including: pop culture, food and wine science, history, lifestyle, children's fiction and non-fiction, photo-essay, and illustrated gift books and kits.

Running Press has published authors such as Stephen Hawking, Marlo Thomas, Kathie Lee Gifford, Lidia Bastianich, and Jane Seymour. We are proud of our numerous New York Times Bestsellers, including Fabulicious, The Sneaky Chef, Skinny Bitch, Party Animals, Nonna Tell Me A Story, and Seventeen Ultimate Guide to Style. In addition, we are the industry leader in miniature books and kits. Upcoming titles include: a luscious lifestyle book from Lisa Vanderpump, Today Show 60th Anniversary, as well as Marlene Koch’s bestseller, Eat More of What You Love, among others.

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