Are you a publicist looking for a new challenge? Are your campaigns known for their creativity and innovation? Do you know how to get people talking?
We have an exciting opportunity for a Senior Press Officer to join our award-winning publicity team here at Michael Joseph, and if you enjoy reading broadly and working with variety, this could be the perfect job for you.
We’re looking for a proactive, extremely well organised and experienced publicist to work across our lists. You’ll be responsible for planning and managing creative and innovative campaigns that reach their target audience, on and offline. You’ll be used to liaising across multiple stake-holders internally and externally including editorial and sales teams as well as with authors, agents and licensors. You’ll be able to devise and organise show-stopping, sales-driving events, signings and festival experiences.
Your day-to-day will also include placing interviews, features and reviews for your titles, and maintaining strong media contacts across print, online and broadcast. You’ll work with journalists, bloggers, bookshops, venues and festivals, as well as taking care of our authors.
You’ll be a confident communicator, enthusiastic about presenting your ideas and representing the team both internally and externally. You’ll be adept at managing multiple projects and deadlines and prioritising your time effectively in a busy environment.
Here’s a bit about us:
Michael Joseph publish a broad portfolio of titles across fiction and non-fiction. We work across a wide variety of authors, some well-known such as Jamie Oliver, Jojo Moyes, Marian Keyes and Conn Iggledon but we also enjoy creating the big names for the future from debut authors such as Raynor Winn, CJ Tudor and Ali Land.
If you’d like to apply, please submit your CV and Cover Letter by midnight on Monday 3rd June 2019.