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Publicity Assistant, Penguin Random House Ireland

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Date: 01-Dec-2017

Location: Dublin, D, IE, Dublin 2

Status: Open Position

Company: The Random House Group Limited  

Requisition ID: 13453

We are looking for a motivated Publicity Assistant to join our Publicity team.


Penguin Random House Ireland is Ireland’s leading publisher, and we cover all markets and genres. We are literary and commercial; fiction and non-fiction; local and global.  We have a fantastic and extensive portfolio of authors including Donal Ryan, Liz Nugent, Roddy Doyle, Kathy Reichs, Sinead Moriarty, Ross O’Carroll-Kelly, Elizabeth Strout, Lee Child, Jeff Kinney and John Greene.


This is an ideal opportunity for a bright and articulate person with a can do attitude, who is keen to learn and use their own initiative. We are ideally looking for someone who enjoys working in a team, is full of ideas and has a creative approach.  You must be flexible, professional and have a great eye for detail and enjoy engaging on social media and understand how it works.   You must be highly computer literate, well organised and be able to prioritise.


You will be responsible for general administration for the publicity team, including organising meetings and communicating with journalists and authors. In addition you will organise publicity schedules, travel and accommodation and accompanying authors to interviews and attending events.


The ideal candidate will have excellent interpersonal skills combined with the confidence to communicate with both authors and the press.


If this sounds like your perfect role, please send your cover letter and CV and tell us about a recent book you loved and why we should read it by no later than 13th December.


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