We are a new publisher seeking a publicist to work on selective books directly with the author. The right candidate must have the experience of being a publicist and have worked in this field for at least 5 years.
You will be handling all marketing aspects of the book prior and after publication. Typically 3 to 6 months after publication. Your responsibilities would include reading the book, sending out advance reading copies to media outlets, book reviewers and magazines, online bloggers, and to all potential venues, including reaching out to radio and TV producers for setting up author interviews. Candidate must also help the author to set up a Facebook page, to get started on Twitter and to consult on the layout and content of a webpage. You will also be required to set up events and do all the media follow-up and send out the book to booksellers when you can.
Skills: marketing, facebook, twitter