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Short-term Marketing and Publicity Manager, Adams Media


Stoughton, MA, US, 02072

Temporary / Per Diem / Freelance (Non-Staff)

Simon & Schuster has been named to Forbes magazine list of “America’s Best Mid-Size Employers 2022.”

Simon & Schuster is a global leader in general interest publishing, dedicated to providing the best in fiction and nonfiction for readers of all ages, and in all printed, digital and audio formats. Its distinguished roster of authors includes many of the world’s most popular and widely recognized writers, and winners of the most prestigious literary honors and awards. It is home to numerous well-known imprints and divisions such as Simon & Schuster, Scribner, Atria Books, Gallery Books, Pocket Books, Adams Media, Simon & Schuster Children’s Publishing and Simon & Schuster Audio and international companies in Australia, Canada, India and the United Kingdom, and proudly brings the works of its authors to readers in more than 200 countries and territories. 
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Simon & Schuster’s Adams Media imprint seeks a short-term Marketing and Publicity Manager  to join our team for 5-6 months starting in May. The right candidate will have experience pitching media, working with authors, organizing paid social media campaign assets, and collaborating closely across departments.  The ability to manage campaigns independently and multi-task with ease is required.  We are looking for someone with five years of experience in Book Publishing/Marketing/PR with a proven track record of executing successful marketing and publicity campaigns for lifestyle nonfiction titles.  The ideal candidate will take the reins on approximately twenty books over the 5-6 month term.
• Manage publicity and marketing efforts for select Adams Media titles (lifestyle nonfiction – key categories to include cooking, home dec, self-help, pop culture)
• Manage social media paid campaign assets and plans
• Handle outreach to influencers in key categories 
• Coordinate efforts with assigned authors and their teams 
• Collaborate closely with video, editorial, and corporate ad/promo team 
• At least 5 years of experience in book publishing, marketing, publicity, or equivalent  
• Excellent written and verbal communication
• Keen attention to detail and positive attitude 
• Must be well-organized and able to prioritize and meet deadlines under pressure
• Proven publicity success – including high-level national broadcast contacts
• Proficiency with Microsoft Word and MuckRack 





The annual salary for this position is $40.00 - $50.00 / hour 


The hiring salary range for this position applies to New York City, California, Colorado, Washington state, and most other geographies. Starting pay for the successful applicant depends on a variety of job-related factors, including but not limited to geographic location, market demands, experience, training, and education.  The benefits available for this position include medical, dental, vision, 401(k) plan, life insurance coverage, disability benefits, tuition assistance program and PTO or, if applicable,  as otherwise dictated by the appropriate Collective Bargaining Agreement.


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Nearest Major Market: Boston