|New York City|
Scholastic Corporation (NASDAQ: SCHL) is the world's largest publisher and distributor of children's books and a leader in educational technology and children's media. Scholastic creates quality educational and entertaining materials and products for use in school and at home, including children's books, magazines, technology-based products, teacher materials, television programming, film, videos and toys.
The Company distributes its products and services through a variety of channels, including proprietary school-based book clubs and school-based book fairs, retail stores, schools, libraries, television networks and the Company's Internet Site, www.scholastic.com.
Publicist will be responsible for publicity campaigns for children’s titles as assigned: working with authors, creating comprehensive tour schedules, scheduling travel, arranging media interviews, writing press materials and pitch letters, research media contacts, fulfill review copy requests. Must be comfortable pitching national and local media for print, TV, radio, and online.
• Minimum 2-3 years working in book publicity required