Illustration ©2000 Peter Reynolds, from JUDY MOODY, by Megan McDonald
Temporary Publicist
Candlewick Press seeks an enthusiastic marketing professional to join our team in a temporary capacity to help support a variety of initiatives in marketing as well as assist the department during the maternity leave of one of our Assistant Directors. This position will report to two Executive Directors.
Duties will include assisting with the execution of specific author and title publicity plans, including mailings, travel arrangements, event and show support, as well as support for various corporate PR plans and initiatives. It will also help with media outreach and securing coverage for various campaigns and titles. Other duties may include helping with award submissions, staff and author travel, and development of promotional materials for various audiences including press kits and releases. As it is a general publicity and marketing department support role, there will also be other duties to perform as needed. Excellent communication and organizational skills are required, as well as knowledge of Microsoft Office. Prior marketing experience at a publishing house is a plus.
This is a temporary position averaging about 28 hours per week through December 2017, and is based in our Somerville, MA office.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter (noting salary requirements when applying for a full-time position) via e-mail to, referencing "Temporary Publicist"
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