OverviewHarperOne Group is currently seeking an Assistant Publicist to provide support to senior members of the publicity team for HarperVia, Amistad and HarperOne. If you have interest in multicultural titles, love fiction and are curious about learning more about the world around you this is the position for you.We are looking for someone who is a self-starter, multi-tasker, has strong organizational skills, and brings a positive, energeticattitude to all they do.ResponsibilitiesAssists senior level Publicists with all aspects of book and author publicity campaigns.Helps write and produce press materials.Schedules tours and coordinates all author logistics.Coordinates all mailings of books, galleys, and other materials.Assists with event planning.Coordinates galley orders across all departments.Tracks budgets.Responds to outside inquiries, including review copy requests and general information questions.Under supervision, works on a few campaigns per season which includes setting strategy, engaging in regular author communication, pitching media, podcasts, blogs, and arranging events and travel logistics.Participates in editorial board and collaborates with marketing and editorial.Qualifications4-year college degree or equivalent experiencePrior internship experience in publishing or publicity preferredExperience with/knowledge of multicultural fiction titlesGenuine enthusiasm for booksExcellent written and verbal communication skillsMust be detailed-oriented, have strong organizational skills, and must be able to manage priorities under pressureHas a positive, upbeat attitude and acts as a team playerAbility to take initiative and directionProficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and AdobeStrong detail management skills are necessaryAble to travel to author events in New YorkHarperCollins Publishers is a company full of people who are passionate about books. When you apply for a position, we want to know why you want to work here, and why you are interested in the job. Thats why cover letters arestrongly preferred. Associated topics: communication, copywriter, investigative, journalism, news, newsperson, publication, reporter, writer, writing
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