Publicity Associate

  • New York, NY


: $77,255.00 - $127,920.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Advertising/Marketing/Public Relations

Responsibilities:* Manage book campaigns from beginning to end, including booking one-off events, radio, podcast, and television interviews, pitching for reviews and interviews both in print and online.* Communicate with authors, editorial and marketing staff about publicity achieved and reporting on individual titles at marketing meetings.* Identify the best and most appropriate audience for assigned titles and compiling media lists accordingly, pitching books and authors to all appropriate venues.* Pitch seasonal list to key media (ie. media visits/lunches) with a senior team member.* Maintain and foster media contacts through research and in-person meetings.* Research and write press releases, pitch letters, and other publicity materials.* Work with the Manager to plan and map publicity campaigns.* Work with Manager to manage individual campaign budgets.Requirements* College graduate with a minimum of 2 years book publicity or related experience.* Candidate must be creative and have an enthusiastic and energetic approach to mining publicity opportunities.* Familiarity with key print and electronic book contacts is required.* Must be at ease with pitching to media, dealing with authors, and juggling several projects at once.* Excellent writing skills required.About Oxford University Press: With origins dating back to 1478, Oxford University Press (OUP) is the world's largest university press with the widest global presence. Our Global Academic Publishing program spans the entire academic and higher education spectrum, including a wide array of scholarly and general interest books, journals, and online products.Mission: At OUP, we believe in the power of the written word and the scholarship that stands behind it. Everything we publish relates directly to our mission: to support Oxford University's objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education. As a press, we take pride in this mission, which allows us to enable, support, and facilitate research and scholarship around the globe.Publicity: The publicity department at OUP consists of a global team of 17 publicists working on a wide array of subjects within Oxford's trade publishing program and also high profile breaking news stories out of our journals division. We run campaigns for books ranging from economics, politics, and current affairs to gender studies, literature, and music to science, environment, religion, philosophy and everything in between.GJC Level: (for internal purposes only)We are committed to supporting diversity in our workforce and ensuring an inclusive environment where all individuals can thrive. We seek to employ a workforce representative of the markets that we serve and encourage applications from all.Recruitment Agencies - At this time we do not require any extra support. Please do not send unsolicited resumes to human resources.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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