Title
Publicist
Employer
Open Road Integrated Media
Location
Soho, NYC
Date Posted
06/11/2014
Description
Open Road Integrated Media is a digital publisher with a catalog of more than 6,000 titles, seeks a Publicist to join our growing team. The Publicist will develop and execute strategies to generate publicity for books and authors by successfully leveraging traditional and digital media outlets.

This includes:
* Pitching and securing media coverage across national broadcast, print, online and radio outlets.
* Developing creative pitches and targeted outreach lists
* Writing press releases and pitch letters
* Arranging events including appearances at local and independent bookstores, festivals, and trade shows.
* Building and maintaining author relationships.
* Actively developing and maintaining relationships with media contacts.
* Communicating effectively internally, with Marketing team and company Executives

The ideal candidate will:

* Have 5+ years of book publicity experience.
* Have strong trade and consumer media contacts.
* Demonstrate a creative, innovative, and resourceful approach to publicity.
* Have a strong knowledge of the marketplace and competition.
* Have excellent written and oral communication, organizational skills and ability to prioritize, multitask, meet deadlines, and follow-up are a must
* Must be well versed and stay current with social media best practices working with networks such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and related applications.
* Be creative, assertive, personable and persuasive.

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