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ViacomCBS Publicity Manager - Distribution Fixed Term 14 Months in London, United Kingdom

REF#: 36105

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff




Simon & Schuster, a division of ViacomCBS, is a global leader in the field of general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for consumers of all ages, across all printed, electronic, and audio formats. Its divisions include Simon & Schuster Adult Publishing, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing, Simon & Schuster Audio, Simon & Schuster Digital, and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom.


Simon & Schuster is one of the most successful global publishers with a strong UK presence. Our fiction list in the UK includes bestselling authors such as Philippa Gregory and Santa Montefiore, and Tom Rob Smith. Our non-fiction list ranges from number one bestsellers Bruce Springsteen’s Born to Run, Hillary Clinton’s What Happened, Rhonda Byrne’s The Secret and Rupi Kaur’s The Sun and Her Flowers, Laura Bates, Benjamin Zephaniah and Walter Isaacson.

Our children’s list is one of the fastest growing and most innovative children’s lists in the UK, with bestselling brand authors Cassandra Clare, Danny Wallace, Rachel Renee Russell and Ben Miller. Stars on the picture book list include the Underpants series by Claire Freedman and Ben Cort, award-winner Benji Davies and bestselling picture books by Sue Hendra and Paul Linnet, and Sara Ogilvie.

Simon & Schuster UK also represent a number of well-respected, eclectic and successful publishers, which include Elliot & Thompson, Rebellion, Black Library, Andrews McMeel, Viz Media, National Geographic Adult, Boom! Studios, Inner Traditions, Gallup Press and Orenda Books.

Job Profile: To coordinate successful publicity and social media campaigns on a range of titles sold through our distribution sales channels

Your Role: Working on a huge variety of fiction, non-fiction and YA you will plan imaginative, effective and well-executed publicity campaigns working in-house as manager in the busy Adult Publicity Department. You will manage the relationship with the sales team, set priorities and pull together high-profile campaigns for the list. You will also manage the social media activity for the distributed titles.


You are a book publicist with a passion for fiction and non-fiction, strong media contacts and confidence with social media. With ability to think creatively and plan high-profile publicity campaigns, across both traditional and new media, you’ll have proven success in organising strong events and book tours. You are a self-starter who enjoys working in an energetic team.

Closing Date: 22 January 2020 at 5:30pm


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