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Sr Publicist/Publicity Manager - Christian Books, WaterBrook & Multnomah (Open to Remote)

The Random House Publishing Group is seeking an experienced, creative, and enthusiastic Sr Publicist or Publicity Manager to join our WaterBrook and Multnomah imprints. This position reports to the VP, Director of Publicity and will lead media campaigns to bring the imprints’ publications to the largest possible readership.

 

WaterBrook and Multnomah is our Christian publishing program devoted to creating books that inspire readers to find rich, spiritual purpose in their daily lives and invite them into a deeper relationship with God. We are seeking a Publicity Manager with interest in working with Christian books and authors to join our dynamic team. This manager will be hands-on in the creation and execution of customized publicity campaigns for a wide range of titles including Christian non-fiction, Christian fiction, children’s books, and our gift products in the Ink & Willow line of resources.


Our award-winning and New York Times bestselling authors include Tim Tebow, Jennie Allen, Michael Todd, Latasha Morrison, John Mark Comer, and Katie Davis Majors. Other notable authors include Anne Graham Lotz, Carlos Whittaker, and Francine Rivers, among others.

 

The ideal candidate will have experience strategizing on and executing non-fiction, fiction or children’s campaigns, an established network of national broadcast, podcast, print and online media contacts, both within the general market and Christian outlets, and excel in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment. Candidates should possess strong internal and external communication skills, be adept in time management, and the ability to work both independently as well as in a collaborative setting.

 

Specific responsibilities include:

• Spearheading the planning and execution of publicity campaigns for top-tier titles; this includes identifying possible readerships, maximizing exposure for our authors and books through earned media rollouts, creating dynamic author events, and brainstorming ideas for engaging social media communities.

• Developing, researching, and maintaining strong relationships with national TV, print, radio/podcast, online, and local media contacts.

• High-touch author care and attentive communication with authors and agents.

• Working with booksellers and retailers for author signings, on-site sales, or bulk buys.

• Collaborating and effectively partnering with marketing, editorial, and sales departments.

• Writing creative press materials, pitches, and other collateral material with the goal of securing national coverage.

• Media training and prepping authors for media and events.

• Representing the imprint at meetings, presentations, and events.

 

Please apply if you meet the following qualifications:

• At least 4 years of relevant experience in public relations to be considered at the Sr Publicist level; at least  5-7 years to be considered at the Publicity Manager level.

• Exceptional written and oral communication and pitching skills

• Existing relationships with mainstream and Christian media contacts

• Strong organizational skills and demonstrated ability to meet deadlines

• Ability to prioritize and manage time effectively while also responding to urgent issues

• Collaborative, curious reader across areas, detail-oriented, organized, problem-solver, and self-motivated

• Enthusiasm for Christian books

• Faith-based publishing is a plus but not required

• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite

 

The WaterBrook and Multnomah office is located in Colorado Springs, Colorado. This position is open to remote candidates.

 

The salary for the Sr Publicist level is $67,000; the range for Publicity Manager level is $70,000-$72,000. Please apply using our online application process, and please include your resume and cover letter.


 

Penguin Random House job postings include a good faith compensation range for each open position. The salary range listed is specific to each particular open position and takes into account various factors including the specifics of the individual role, and candidate's relevant experience and qualifications.


Full-time employees are eligible for our comprehensive benefits program. Our range of benefits include, but are not limited to, Medical/Prescription drug insurance, Dental, Vision, Health Care/Dependent Care Flexible Spending Account, Health Savings Account, Pre-Tax and Roth 401(k), Short and Long-Term Disability Insurance, Life/AD&D Insurance, Commuter Benefits, Student Loan Repayment Program, Educational Assistance & generous paid time off.


Penguin Random House is the leading adult and children's publishing house in North America, the United Kingdom and many other regions around the world. In publishing the best books in every genre and subject for all ages, we are committed to quality, excellence in execution, and innovation throughout the entire publishing process: editorial, design, marketing, publicity, sales, production, and distribution. Our vibrant and diverse international community of nearly 300 publishing brands and imprints include Ballantine Bantam Dell, Berkley, Clarkson Potter, Crown, DK, Doubleday, Dutton, Grosset & Dunlap, Little Golden Books, Knopf, Modern Library, Pantheon, Penguin Books, Penguin Press, Penguin Random House Audio, Penguin Young Readers, Portfolio, Puffin, Putnam, Random House, Random House Children's Books, Riverhead, Ten Speed Press, Viking, and Vintage, among others. More information can be found at http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/.<http://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/>

Penguin Random House values the array of talents and perspectives that a diverse workforce brings. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, national origin, religion, age, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or protected veteran status.

 

 

Company: Penguin Random House LLC 

Country: United States of America 

State/Region: Colorado 

City: Colorado Springs 

Postal Code: 80921 

Job ID: 254041

Date:  Nov 24, 2022
Location: 

Colorado Springs, CO, US, 80921


Nearest Major Market: Colorado Springs

Job Segment: Book Publishing, Media Publishing, Marketing Manager, PR, TV, Publishing, Marketing, Creative

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