New Village Press, a public-benefit, non-fiction trade book publisher based in Oakland, is ready to hire a high-spirited marketing maven and book publicist. Required: ability to envision brilliant book promotion strategies and efficiently manage the complexities of producing major launch events, while writing pre-sales tip sheets for the subsequent season, booking radio and readings, and finessing sales of longtail backlist.
New Village loves to play—block party book launches, dance party book launches, prison poet postcard campaigns! If your style is lively, eclectic and progressive and you can be as passionate sending traditional news releases as experimenting online you are the perfect candidate. With several significant books coming out in the current spring season, the Press is engaged in diverse campaigns in the US and Canada. Publicist will work with non-profits and arts organizations in addition to the traditional book trade.
Freelancers as well as those seeking a salaried position please apply. Come beat the drum for this publisher of inspired, educational, community-building books about social justice, urban ecology and the arts.
Please respond with resume, references, and writing samples/URLs to:
New Village Press
PO Box 3049
Oakland, CA 94609 USA