CBD & Inner Suburbs
Marketing & Communications
Public Relations & Corporate Affairs
Full Time
Posted 7d ago

Job description

At Penguin Random House Australia, we strive to be the best home for our authors and people, the most service oriented partner for our customers and to put readers at the centre of everything we do.

We are looking for an enthusiastic Publicist to join our Publicity team based in Melbourne. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a truly creative and collaborative environment at one of Australia's most dynamic publishers.

You will develop, implement and manage innovative publicity campaigns for some of Australia’s best known authors across our Literary and Commercial lists. You will incorporate integrated media strategies to effectively promote and publicise books across all media platforms, and use a broad range of communication including press releases, phone pitching, content marketing, and organising and managing author tours, events and appearances.

This role calls for a clear thinker with exceptional organisational skills and the ability to manage multiple projects at one time. The ideal candidate will have excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, and a proven ability to facilitate strong relationships across a range of stakeholders.

You will have a minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar Publicist role, preferably in the Arts sector, and a strong understanding of national and regional print, broadcast and online media. You will have a passion for books and reading, and have a keen interest in/knowledge of Australian new and emerging media.

If you are interested in this role, we invite you to apply now. All applications must include a cover letter which outlines your suitability for the role.

Please note, due to the high volume of applications only shortlisted applicants who meet all required criteria will be contacted.

Role requirements

Your application will include the following questions:
  • Which of the following statements best describes your right to work in Australia?
  • How many years' of corporate communications experience do you have?
  • What's your expected annual base salary?
  • How much notice are you required to give your current employer?

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