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Publicist

Chicago Review Press (CRP) is seeking an experienced full-time Publicist to join its dynamic and successful publicity department, which represents high quality trade non-fiction and fiction titles for adults and children.

The Publicist’s primary purpose will be to coordinate and execute major and mid-size book publicity campaigns with print, online, and broadcast components for more than twenty frontlist CRP titles per year. Additional job responsibilities include frequent collaboration with the marketing department on social media and cross-promotional efforts, and handling ongoing departmental duties with guidance from the Publicity Manager and Publisher. The position requires significant amounts of media and author interaction, a solid understanding of the various types of media, stellar communication and organizational skills, and a drive for publicity results that impact sales.

The ideal candidate will be an excellent written and verbal communicator and a motivated self-starter with exceptional organizational skills, a strong eye for detail and the ability to prioritize and multi-task efficiently. Experience with Cision software a plus. A minimum of 1 year of prior relevant work experience, ideally within publicity, marketing or book publishing, is a must.

 To apply, please send a cover letter, resume, and two current writing samples to Jessie Jonik (jjonik@ipgbook.com). No phone calls please.

Locations

We are located in the heart of Chicago, in the city's River North neighborhood.

Chicago Review Press
814 North Franklin Street
Chicago, Illinois 60610

P (312) 337-0747
F (312) 337-5110