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ViacomCBS Publicity Assistant, S&S Books in New York, New York

REF#: 38143

CBS BUSINESS UNIT: Simon & Schuster

JOB TYPE: Full-Time Staff

JOB SCHEDULE: Full-Time

JOB LOCATION: New York, NY

ABOUT US:

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.

DESCRIPTION:

The Simon & Schuster imprint is seeking a Publicity Assistant to work in a very active publicity department with a dynamic publishing program. This is a fantastic opportunity to learn all aspects of the book publishing process and work on both commercial fiction and non-fiction titles.

Responsibilities include administrative duties, as well as involvement in all aspects of publicity campaigns including: Creating press materials; booking tours; and pitching media.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must be organized and have excellent phone and computer skills. Strong written communication is important as well as the ability to multi-task and be flexible.

  • Previous PR assistant or internship experience with a literary agency or book publishing house is preferred. Minimum Education Level Bachelor’s Degree.

FUNCTION: Marketing/Promotions

EEO Statement:

ViacomCBS is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) including disability/vet.

At ViacomCBS, the spirit of inclusion feeds into everything that we do, on-screen and off. From the programming and movies we create to employee benefits/programs and social impact outreach initiatives, we believe that opportunity, access, resources and rewards should be available to and for the benefit of all. ViacomCBS is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ethnicity, ancestry, religion, creed, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship status, marital status, disability, gender identity, gender expression, and Veteran status

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