Penguin Random House LLC Publicist, Knopf Doubleday in New York, New York
Company: Penguin Random House LLC
Requisition ID: 16493
Publicist, Knopf Doubleday
Alfred A. Knopf is seeking a Publicist to join their talented team of professionals.
Alfred A. Knopf was founded in 1915 and has long been known as a publisher of distinguished hardcover fiction and nonfiction. Its list of authors includes Toni Morrison, John Updike, Cormac McCarthy, Alice Munro, Anne Rice, Anne Tyler, Jane Smiley, Sheryl Sandberg, Haruki Murakami, Carl Hiaasen, Robert Caro, Tom Hanks, Orhan Pamuk, Kazuo Ishiguro, and Michael Ondaatje, as well as such classic writers as Thomas Mann, Willa Cather, John Hersey, and John Cheever.
The publicist will develop publicity strategies and implement successful campaigns for a diverse list of titles.
Animating authors and their work in the marketplace through all consumer facing channels
Leveraging traditional and digital media to drive awareness
Creating publicity materials
Developing and managing media relationships
Content mailings to media contacts
Overseeing national and regional author tours
Will work independently on titles, as well as have the opportunity to partner with senior staff members on major author campaigns
The ideal candidate:
2-3 years of publicity experience
Impressive resume supporting major campaign work
Candidates should demonstrate a creative, innovative and resourceful approach to publicity and possess excellent knowledge of diverse media outlets
Exceptional writing, communication, and social media skills (must be proficient on all platforms)
Strong bookseller and B2B relationships
Attention to detail
Ability successfully manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environment
Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program.
Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 250 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.
Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.