Soho Press


Events Coordinator

227 W. 17th St., New York, NY, United States, 10011

Position: Freelance/Contract

Soho Press is looking for a highly detail-oriented individual to join our publicity and marketing team on a part-time/contractor basis to coordinate and organize author events and series. PLEASE NOTE: This is a remote position.

Experience: The ideal candidate is a master communicator and has worked as an event coordinator in publishing or a book-related industry. Those with experience within the publishing industry will be strongly considered, but having experience in book-related industries is a strong plus as well.

Expectations:

  • Part-time position requiring 10 hours a week of flexible work time with a few scheduled commitments. This will be a contracted job that may be renewed twice a year.
  • Closely work with publicity, sales, and marketing teams on virtual and/or physical author tours and in-house reading series. This will include following up with accounts and authors on scheduled events, making sure venues are stocked with books, and producing reports on upcoming and past events.  
  • This position will directly communicate with authors and venues to organize events, maintain events schedules, and communicate confirmed events schedules to publicity, marketing and sales departments.
  • Strong presentation skills a plus.
  • Geographical knowledge of bookstores, libraries, and event venues is a plus.
  • Experience booking travel and lodging is a plus.

Qualified candidates should send a cover letter and resume to opportunities@sohopress.com with the subject line "Events Coordinator."

About Soho Press :

Soho Press is an independent book publisher based in Manhattan. Founded in 1986, Soho publishes 80-90 books a year across its Soho Press, Soho Crime and Soho Teen lists, and is known for introducing bold literary voices, award-winning international crime fiction, and groundbreaking young adult fiction.

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