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Guernica Editions: Job Posting

December 1, 2022, 11:59 PM EST

Guernica Editions is looking for a publicist to promote its books across Canada & the US. 20 hours a week. Interested candidates should send their resume and cover letter to Full details below.

Job Description

Reporting to the associate publisher, the publicist will be responsible for publicizing and promoting Guernica’s titles across Canada and the US. The publicist will be creating and executing publicity plans with the aim of securing national and regional coverage in print, broadcast, and online outlets. The publicist will manage Guernica’s social media presence with the aim of promoting its titles and building its brand.
Work is remote and flexible with occasional work outside of regular business hours and on weekends and occasional in-person meetings and events.

Summary of key responsibilities

-implement original and compelling publicity plans for Guernica’s titles

-create and edit press releases, media alerts and press kit materials

-draw awareness of our authors and new releases and work directly with media, reviewers and bloggers to promote Guernica’s titles

-build and maintain relationships with various media outlets (print newspapers and magazines, TV and radio, literary journals, digital review sites and blogs)

-work closely with authors to maximize publicity and marketing success

-pitch titles to literary festivals

-manage social media presence and create regular engaging social media content

– orchestrate author events, local appearances and pre-publication buzz

-attend and host Guernica’s in-person launches and select events as required


December 1, 2022
11:59 PM EST
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