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HOME WORKING Book Publicist/Senior Book Publicist

The Book Publicist is looking for a home working experienced publicist to join our PR agency.

We are a boutique agency, leading the way in publicity for non-fiction books.

We manage PR for a range of books specialising in business and self-development, but also including autobiographies, parenting, health and cookery books. The Book Publicist has a growing list of clients and are retained by leading London publishers as well as working direct with authors on one-off launch campaigns and on-going author profiling and thought leadership PR.

The role

  • Planning and executing your own publicity campaigns
  • Writing clear, concise and engaging press releases
  • Brainstorming and researching ideas for campaigns
  • Writing thought leadership articles and ‘top tips’ features for the media

Skills, knowledge, experience

  • At least two years’ experience in books PR
  • Excellent communication & copywriting skills
  • Have great relationships with journalists
  • Drive and ambition to get the best results for your books
  • Determination and resilience – to maintain efforts until results are achieved
  • Attention to detail
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment and able to balance multiple clients at one time
  • Write persuasive press releases and pitches
  • Have an interest in current affairs and an understanding of topical news
  • Enjoy working as part of a team 

If this sounds like a job for you, then please get in touch…. 

We offer competitive salary, dependant on experience. The role is a full-time permanent position based in our office in Hay on Wye. However, in order to get the right candidate we are also happy to consider part time and remote/flexible and home working arrangements.

To apply, please email your CV, a covering letter outlining how you meet the requirements outlined in the ‘skills, knowledge and experience’ above, your salary expectations and notice period to ella@thebookpublicist.co.uk. Deadline 28 February 2018.

HOME WORKING Book Publicist/Senior Book Publicist

The Book Publicist, England | Wales | Scotland
Full-time, Home Working, Permanent
Bookselling, Professional, Publisher
Copywriter, Copywriting, PR, Communications