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Publicity Assistant
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CBS | New York, NY
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Job Description

Publicity Assistant

REF#: 35046

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

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:

Tiller Press is seeking a Publicity Assistant to work in a growing publicity department with a dynamic, start-up publishing program, assisting the Publicity Manager and executing publicity campaigns for an array of practical, nonfiction titles in the lifestyle and wellness arena:

Key responsibilities include administrative duties, as well as involvement in all publicity-related aspects of the book publishing process, such as:

* Pitching and securing national and regional media, including print, television, online and radio.


* Arranging and assembling multi-city book tours and author appearances.


* Writing press releases, targeted pitch letters, and other promotional materials.


* Creating targeted mailing lists.


* Cultivating and maintaining media relationships.



QUALIFICATIONS:

* Excellent written and oral communication skills.
* Passion for lifestyle and wellness.
* Fluency with current media trends and developing promotional platforms, including social media, blogs, podcasts, newsletters, et al.


* Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced, deadline-driven, collaborative environment.


* Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented nature.


* Previous PR internship and/or assistant experience at a literary agency or book publishing house is preferred but not required.



EEO STATEMENT:

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

About CBS

CBS distributes news and public affairs broadcasts, entertainment, sports programming and feature films to 206 independently owned and 7 CBS owned TV stations. (Source: 10-K)