The Promotions Team is Currently Seeking New Talent!

Jul 17, 2012 by

We are looking for Associate, Junior and Senior Publicists to join our team of talented professionals at Entangled Publishing. A publishing background is not required, but an aptitude for marketing and public relations is. We are seeking team members with strong sales skills and/or experience working in media environs.

 

Ideal applicants possess:

  • A passion for women’s romantic fiction
  • Must be results driven with the ability to work independently as a telecommuter
  • Effective organizational and project management skills
  • Polished communication skills (oral & written) for interactions with media, authors, and in-house constituencies
  • Extensive media contacts including book bloggers and industry influencers, or the ability to cultivate genre specific contacts for authors while working with ours
  • Bachelor’s degree

 

Essential job duties of the Associate Publicist:

Works under the tutelage of assigned Senior Publicist to execute the publicity campaign for authors, develop media outreach plans, and cultivate media contacts pertinent to each individual author.

  • Utilizes internal project management software to communicate plans with team members
  • Submits ARC’s to industry influencers for the purpose of garnering reviews
  • Creates and oversees virtual blog tours and praise sheets for each author
  • Responsible for prize distribution from contests and giveaways
  • Uses social media on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads
  • Empowers authors to be part of their own marketing efforts (garnering media contacts, cover quote contacts, etc…)
  • Writes press releases and pitch letters, editing with and getting approval from Senior Publicist

 

Essential job duties of the Junior Publicist:

Previous marketing/PR experience required.

Works under the tutelage of assigned Senior Publicist to execute the publicity campaign for authors, develop media outreach plans, and cultivate media contacts pertinent to each individual author.

  • Utilizes internal project management software to communicate plans with team members
  • Submits ARC’s to industry influencers for the purpose of garnering reviews
  • Creates and oversees virtual blog tours and praise sheets for each author
  • Responsible for prize distribution from contests and giveaways
  • Uses social media on platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads
  • Empowers authors to be part of their own marketing efforts (garnering media contacts, cover quote contacts, etc…)
  • Write press releases and pitch letters, editing with and getting approval from Senior Publicist

 

Essential job duties of the Senior Publicist

Previous, publishing-related marketing/PR experience required.

Develops and implements publicity campaigns for assigned authors centered around a book release tour that includes a multi-city itinerary, speaking engagements, bookstore signings, and media appearances in each tour city, as well as strong media outreach and creative marketing efforts to build author branding.

  • Utilizes internal project management software to communicate plans with team members
  • Oversees and/or trains Associate and Junior publicists, offering input, brainstorming of publicity opportunities, writing and/or approval of press releases, pitches, and cultivation of media contacts
  • Acts as point person for inquiries pertaining to specific publicity plans
  • Develops creative pitch angles and targeted outreach lists
  • Writes press releases and pitch letters
  • Pitches and secures media coverage across national and regional broadcast, print, radio and online outlets
  • Actively develops and maintains relationships with media contacts
  • Cultivates relationships with bookstores
  • Shares resources with Associate and Junior publicists in a team-oriented virtual environment
  • Expert use of social media working with platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, and Goodreads

 

For marketing/publicist positions, send your resume and a cover letter detailing your marketing experience to the Marketing Director at marketing(at)entangledpublishing(dot)com.

 

Fall intern applications are currently being accepted in the marketing and publicity department as well. If you are a marketing, communications, or publishing student looking to work in the fast-paced and exciting world of women’s fiction please contact us!  Internships with Entangled Publishing are not paid, but many of our interns have transitioned into permanent positions with us. Those interested in more information should email the Marketing Director at marketing(at)entangledpublishing(dot)com.

 

About us:

Entangled Publishing is an exclusive, boutique publisher of romantic fiction and fiction with romantic elements. Located in Fort Collins, Colorado, Entangled’s goal is to bridge the gap between traditional and indie publishing, giving both readers and authors the best of both worlds. For more information about Entangled Publishing, its new imprints, and its upcoming titles, visit the publisher’s website at http://entangledpublishing.com. To contact Entangled Publishing, email them at marketing@entangledpublishing.com.

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