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Quirk Books – Publicity and Marketing Fellow

 

Summary:
A part-time entry level position that allows candidate to learn about the publicity and marketing process in publishing through hands on experience.

 

Duties:

Publicity & Marketing Support

• Assisting the associate publicist and director of publicity on publicity campaigns, including writing press materials, pulling media lists, booking author travel and maintaining itineraries, and pitching.

• Clerical support: mailings, processing invoices, tracking and logging publicity clips and marketing activities.

• Backend maintenance of QuirkBooks.com

• Content Production: including but not limited to photo editing, press materials, blog posts, management and content creation on Tumblr and Pinterest, brainstorming and executing content for Quirk’s social media accounts. 

• Research: media contacts, library and retail marketing contacts, and digital marketing; assist in social media analytics and news monitoring.

 

Required Skills/Knowledge:

• Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communications skills.

• Must be proactive, flexible and adaptive in a rapidly changing environment.

• Must have good time management skills, be organized and detail-oriented.

• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work independently.

• Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint and Excel.

• Knowledge of Cision, a plus.

 

Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in a relevant subject area.

• Must be able to commit to 24 hours a week for one whole year.

• Internship experience in publishing a plus.

 

About Quirk Books: Quirk Books is headquartered on a quiet cobblestone street in the historic Old City district of Philadelphia. Quirk publishes just 25 books per year and every title is a labor of love. Some of our more popular recent titles include the best-selling YA fantasy novel Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children, the Edgar Award-winning mystery The Last Policeman, and classroom favorite William Shakespeare’s Star Wars – plus cookbooks, children’s books, art books, gag gifts, pop culture titles, and more. Our books are distributed worldwide by Penguin Random House. Visit QuirkBooks.com for more information.

 

Location: Philadelphia

Application Details: Please submit cover letter, résumé, and salary history to hr@quirkbooks.com