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Requisition Number 18-0547
Post Date 11/21/2018
Title Publicity Manager
Organization Name Flatiron Books
City New York
State NY
Description
Macmillan Publishers is a global trade book publishing company with prominent imprints around the world, publishing a broad range of award-winning books for children and adults in all categories and formats. Macmillan Publishers is committed to our authors, our employees, and to the environment.

U.S. publishers include Celadon Books, Farrar, Straus and Giroux, Flatiron Books, Henry Holt & Company, Macmillan Audio, Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group, Picador, St. Martin's Press and Tor Books. In the UK, Australia, India, and South Africa, Macmillan publishes under the Pan Macmillan name. The German company, Holtzbrinck Deutsche Buchverlage, includes among its imprints S. Fischer, Kiepenheuer and Witsch, Rowohlt, and Droemer Knaur.

Macmillan Publishers is a division of the Holtzbrinck Publishing Group, a large family-owned media company headquartered in Stuttgart, Germany.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to reflecting a broad representation of differences --race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective — in our workplace. The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Macmillan Publishing Group, LLC
Requirements
Position Description:

• Flatiron Books is looking for a Publicity Manager level candidate to join our publicity department. This person will report to the Executive Director of Publicity and will work with a highly focused team on diverse projects that include fiction, non-fiction, lifestyles titles, cookbooks, and young adult titles. The person who fills this position will work frequently, but not exclusively, with the non-fiction titles we publish.

Major Responsibilities:

• Planning and executing multi-city book tours and author appearances, including coordinating book signings, arranging travel and creating comprehensive tour schedules
• Pitching and securing top national and local media, including print, radio, television, and online outlets
• Writing press materials, including compelling press releases and creative pitch letters
• Working closely with publicity team as well as authors, publishers, editors, sales and marketing teams

Required Skills / Knowledge:

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Must be detailed-oriented, well-organized and able to manage multiple priorities
• Strong relationships with media contacts and creative approach to pitching

Experience Needed:

• At least five years book publicity experience required
• Experience in both fiction and non-fiction preferred
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