Diversion Books


Publicity and Social Media Coordinator

443 Park Avenue South, Suite 1004, New York, NY, United States, 10016

Position: Full-Time

Forward-thinking and fast-growing, Diversion Books is looking for a key new team member to lead and coordinate major campaigns for bestselling and emerging authors in general non-fiction and select fiction. This is a great opportunity to make an immediate impact on traditional publicity and coordinate these efforts with targeted social media. The Publicity and Social Media Coordinator will work with a highly collaborative publishing team, including editors and publicists, to brainstorm, plan, launch, and promote titles. The ideal Publicity and Social Media Coordinator will be eager to work with an independent house, interact directly with the CEO, and have a vision for how the roles in marketing and publicity work hand in hand in the changing landscape of selling books.

Below are the following responsibilities:

* In conjunction with our team, develop publicity and social media campaigns for a large list of of up to 40 titles per year
* Work closely with brand/celebrity authors, as well as new authors and their representatives
* Work with print and online media to coordinate publicity for books. Candidate should have a list of media contacts to combine with the existing Diversion network.
* Integrate e-mail marketing efforts with traditional publicity strategy
* Coordinate book signing and other promotional events for author tours

Qualifications: College degree with a minimum 3 years experience of book publicity and social media. Candidates must have strong organization, writing, and presentation skills, as well as an intuitive sense for positioning a book or book topic to appeal to its intended audience. Proficiency with Excel and PowerPoint, as well as general computer skills are expected. Experience with basic design software a plus. Please note that this is not an entry level position.

Please forward resume, cover letter, and salary requirements to info@diversionbooks.com. This position is full time and offers health benefits, paid time off, and sick leave.

Please see our titles at Diversion Books.

About Diversion Books:

Launched in 2010, Diversion Publishing Corp is a leading independent publisher based in New York City, combining decades of traditional experience with new, innovative publishing models. Diversion Publishing Corp was created to serve the next generation of aspiring authors and its core mission is to connect great books with avid readers.

Diversion is located in the Nomad neighborhood of Manhattan. Easy walk from both Penn Station and Grand Central Terminal as well as N, R, B, D, F and 6 trains. 

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