We Are Hiring!

Book Publicity ServicesAt Book Publicity Services, we carry out strategic public relations campaigns to promote authors. We have successfully promoted a variety of genres, both fiction and nonfiction, traditionally and self-published. Our public relations services include social media promotion, coordinating book reviews, distributing press releases, securing exposure in a variety of media outlets (TV, radio, websites, magazines, newspapers), and setting up speaking engagements.
We are currently looking to hire a part-time intern to work out of our office in Irvine.
RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Research, maintain, and actively develop media contact lists and databases
• Research, maintain, and actively develop book reviewer contact lists and databases
• Pitch our clients out to book reviewers and media outlets
• Manage social media accounts (Twitter and Facebook)
• Research speaking engagement opportunities for our clients at their local libraries, bookstores, book clubs, book festivals, etc
• Additional projects as assigned
REQUIREMENTS:
• Must have a real interest in PR, Marketing, Writing, or Publishing 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 strong attention to detail
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Excel; knowledge of Cision a plus
• Basic computer and internet research skills
The internship position is 10-15 hours a week to start. Work days and times are flexible. Must work in office. We are located at 15615 Alton Parkway, Suite 450, Irvine, CA. The pay is $10/hour to start, and we provide biweekly paychecks. 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 students looking to get their foot in the door in the public relations industry, build their resume, gain career experience, and get college internship credit. We are more than willing to fill out internship paperwork, and write letters of recommendation when needed.
If you feel you meet the qualifications above, and are detail-oriented, organized and professional, we invite you to apply. To apply, please send your resume and cover letter to Kelsey McBride at BookPublicityServices@gmail.com. We look forward to hearing from you!
To learn more about Book Publicity Services, go to BookPublicityServices.com