CBS Corporation Associate Publicist, Adams Media in Avon, Massachusetts

Associate Publicist, Adams Media

REF#: 30863

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: Avon, MA

ABOUT US:

Simon & Schuster, a part of CBS Corporation, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.

DESCRIPTION:

Adams Media, a division of Simon & Schuster, based in Avon, MA is looking for an Associate Publicist who will have responsibility for working directly with media to secure publicity coverage for various book projects, fulfilling requests for assets / excerpts as required, Additional responsibilities include:

  • Assisting in coordination of marketing/publicity plans for approximately 120 titles per year

  • Executing various backlist bestseller campaigns - including updated media outreach and metadata updates for key backlist titles

  • Coordinating creation of publicity assets for media outreach and social media messaging (including photography/video)

  • Managing monthly social media calendar

  • Media list processing through PR database (Cision and Publicity Assistant)

  • Tracking media hits, updating internal media databases and coordinating weekly sales update

  • Maintaining central publicity documents, such as budget document, and seasonal folders

  • Managing ongoing Netgalley / Edelweiss approvals; Performing online research as required

  • Supporting Marketing Director and Publicity Manager with various admin duties as needed.

QUALIFICATIONS:

Previous experience in either book publishing or publicity preferred.

EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled