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Advertiser: Hachette AustraliaMore jobs from this company

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Job Listing Date
29 Oct 2019
Sydney, CBD, Inner West & Eastern Suburbs
Work Type
Full Time
Marketing & Communications, Public Relations & Corporate Affairs

Hachette Australia is seeking a publicist to work on campaigns across all imprints in our Publicity department. This is a full-time permanent position based in either Sydney or Brisbane.

The publicist will report to the Head of Publicity and will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating publicity campaigns for local (Australian originated) titles, and selected international books. The successful candidate will have experience with all forms of promotional channels, be passionate about books and be able to develop and manage creative campaigns to ensure that our books and authors benefit from maximum exposure. They will have excellent time management skills and possess a collaborative attitude and will be responsible for social media management while campaigning.

To be considered for the role you should have at least 2 years relevant work experience, preferably in the arts or a similar field. A passion for publicity, ideas and culture in general (particularly literary culture) are all prerequisites, and travel, evening and weekend work will be required.

To be successful in this role you will ideally possess the following skills and experience:

• excellent relevant contacts within arts media

• excellent communication skills

• strong time management, administration and organisational skills

• the ability to work across several projects at the same time while managing several stakeholders

• keen attention to detail

• a passion for the Australian literary community 

Please send your resume and a covering letter by Friday 8 November to:

Hachette Australia employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

The application form will include these questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?

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