AMACOM is Seeking a Part-Time Publicist

AMACOM, American Management Association’s Publishing Division, is seeking a part-time Publicist, who will work with AMACOM’s publicity team on print, broadcast, and online/social media publicity for the AMACOM book list each season to increase consumer awareness of AMACOM books and ultimately to drive book sales.

Responsibilities:

  • Work with Publicity Director and Publicity Manager on increasing AMACOM’s social media presence including AMACOM’s blog, Facebook, Google+, Foursquare, Twitter, and LinkedIn.
  • Work on online campaigns for select books.
  • Update media contacts in publicity database.
  • Assist in researching new media contacts.
  • Assist in researching new social media opportunities.
  • Write copy, including galley letters.
  • Help with clerical duties such as maintaining AMACOM’s library, review requests.
  • Other related duties.

Qualifications:

  • BA degree or equivalent
  • 2+  years of book publicity experience
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong knowledge of social media including blogging, Facebook, LinkedIn, and Twitter, and other social media tools
  • Some knowledge of HTML and SEO is preferable

Click HERE to apply for the Part-Time Publicist Position at AMACOM.

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