|New York, NY|
|Workman Publishing seeks a Senior Publicist for its dynamic team to handle publicity for a variety of titles, both new and backlist, and across categories. Candidate must have strong knowledge of the media, marketplace, and competition, with solid media contacts.|
Publicist will be responsible for creating comprehensive publicity campaigns: working with authors, creating tour schedules, scheduling travel, arranging author escorts, writing press materials, and pitch letters. Must be comfortable pitching national and local media for print, TV, and radio.
Position requires excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to set priorities and meet deadlines; will also work closely with sales and marketing to maximize publicity efforts.
Books, calendars, trends. Workman is a publisher with big ideas and a commitment to publishing them with care and innovation. Some of our titles include: BRAIN QUEST, What To Expect When You're Expecting, The Cake Mix Doctor, The Silver Palate Cookbook, and 1000 Places to See Before You Die.