Associate Director Of Public Relations
Fortier Public Relations’ 15-person book publicity team is growing and seeking an Associate Director of Publicity to independently handle nonfiction book projects from leading publishers like Random House, Simon & Schuster, and HarperCollins. Minimum five years experience.
Qualifications: Results-hungry, relationship-oriented, energetic, organized, with a proven track record of booking media and running campaigns successfully.
Candidates must have good connections and access to media outlets and be able to read a book, glean accurate and nuanced meaning from it, and generate concise and contact/outlet-appropriate pitches to media.
Our project clients have included Pulitzer Prize winners, MacArthur Grant geniuses, 22 Fortune 500 CEOs, economists, 17 #1 bestselling authors like Jim Collins and Tim Ferriss, 33 of the Thinkers 50 list of the world’s leading business thinkers including Seth Godin, journalists like Maria Bartiromo of Fox, virtually every publishing house, and the CEOs or founders of Starbucks, Facebook, Google, GM, Southwest Airlines, Zappos, Whole Foods and Environmental Defense Fund. Our award winning campaigns have been noted by NPR, Newsday, The New York Post, San Francisco Chronicle, Publishers Weekly, Book Publishing Report, and PRWeek. Last year alone we had ten bestsellers and two #1 bestsellers and our founder won the 2019 Porchlight Award for Contribution to the Business Book Industry.
At Fortier PR we are committed to equality and diversity. We feel strongly that our team is enriched by a diversity of race, gender, sexual orientation, religion, ethnicity, national origin, and personal interests. We actively recruit, hire, train, and promote team members with diverse backgrounds and a broad range of experiences.
While we have a midtown NYC office (with wraparound terrace and rooftop bar at 39th & Broadway), we are currently working remotely, and welcome remote work applicants from anywhere in the U.S. Competitive salary and benefits including health, 401(k) & profit sharing plan.
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To learn more about FPR please visit www.fortierpr.com, LinkedIn, and @BizbookPR.
Job posted: 2020-09-16