Book Publicity Services is Hiring!

Book Publicity Services is hiring! We are currently looking for a part-time Publicity Assistant.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Researches, maintains, and actively develops media contact lists and databases
• Maintains files pertaining to each author’s PR campaign
• Works independently publicizing books and authors
• Writes press releases and pitch letters, and other promotional materials relating to a book’s campaign
• Works closely with the owner on campaign strategies, positioning of a title and effective pitch angles
• Provides assistance pitching and securing press placements
• Schedules interviews and coordinates book reviews, feature articles, and other types of press placements with broadcast, print and online media outlets
• Promotes books through social media
• Writes blog posts
REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have a real interest in PR and want to pursue a career in the field
• A broad understanding of the digital media space, including bloggers and social media outreach
• Must have excellent writing and communication skills
• Strong social media skills
• Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively
• Ability to work independently
• Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of Cision a plus
• Basic computer and internet research skills
The Publicity Assistant position is 12 hours a week to start. Work days and times are flexible – 4 hour shifts, 3 days a week. Must work in office, we are located in Santa Monica. The pay is $10/hour, and we provide weekly paychecks. This is an independent contractor position. Room for growth.
This entry-level position is a great way to gain meaningful experience in the PR industry. It is the perfect position for recent grads looking to get their foot in the door in the public relations industry, or for students looking to gain experience or college internship credit – we are more than willing to fill out internship paperwork, and write letters of recommendation when needed.
If you have the qualifications above, and are energetic, detail-oriented, organized and professional, we invite you to apply. To apply, please send your resume, cover letter, and writing samples to info@bookpublicityservices.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
About BookPublicityServices.com
Book Publicity Services promotes authors through press releases, media exposure, and social media to help get the word out about their book and increase sales. For a monthly rate, Book Publicity Services carries out strategic public relations campaigns to secure press placements for books in a variety of media outlets, including TV, radio, magazines, newspapers, websites, and blogs. To learn more, go to https://bookpublicityservices.com
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