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The Book Publicist is recruiting!

March 24 2022

Exciting opportunity to join award-winning PR agency, The Book Publicist

We are looking for a passionate, ambitious, talented Campaigns Manager/Senior Campaigns Exec to join our friendly, creative, go-getting team.

The Book Publicist is a strong team of 12 publicists and marketers, leading the way in securing exciting, original, high-profile publicity for brilliant non-fiction books and expert authors.

We work with publishers including FT Publishing, Pearson, Routledge, Cambridge University Press, Kogan Page, John Murray Press and Welbeck – as well as directly with Sunday Times bestselling authors, leading entrepreneurs and professors – to deliver hard-hitting PR campaigns.

We have an opening for an exciting role for a dynamic publicist to join our company as we grow the company – with a real chance to make your mark.

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
  • Managing author expectations and maintaining our high level of author care

Skills, knowledge, experience

  • At least two years’ experience in PR (books experience is desirable but we would also consider applications from journalists or PRs with transferable experience)
  • Excellent communication & copywriting skills
  • Great relationships with journalists
  • Drive and ambition to get brilliant 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….

This is an opportunity to be part of a fun and positive team in a results-driven agency with a journalistic approach to PR. It is a working from home position, with regular socials and monthly meetings and ‘creative days’ in Hay on Wye. Full or part-time role considered.

Please apply in writing by 14 April to ella@thebookpublicist.co.uk with a CV and a covering letter explaining why you should be our next team member, including your current salary and notice period.

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