HarperCollins Publishers

  • Publicity Assistant

    Job Locations CA-ON-Toronto
    Posted Date 6 days ago(9/9/2019 2:24 PM)
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    Company: HarperCollins Canada
    Job Title: Publicity Assistant
    Department: Marketing & Publicity
    Reports to: Publicity Manager
    Location: 41-22 Adelaide Street West, Toronto
    Status: Regular full time


    Job Summary:
    As a member of the publicity team, the publicity assistant is responsible for daily administrative tasks, departmental invoicing, management of the intern program, and executing publicity campaigns for select authors, among other duties.




    • Execute publicity campaigns
    • Field media requests
    • Create press materials
    • Support publicists with events and media days
    • Develop and maintain relationships with media, booksellers, event organizers, agents


    • Prepare key title catalogs for pitch meetings
    • Manage general publicity inbox
    • Manage all department inventory and supply ordering
    • Process all departmental invoices


    • Interview and hire candidates
    • Manage intern tasks and workload prioritization


    Qualifications, Skills and Competencies:
    • Internship in publicity or publishing
    • Post-secondary education in a related field and/ or relevant experience
    • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Office
    • Strong time management, organizational, and administrative skills
    • Excellent communication skills
    • Positive attitude
    • Ability to work well within a close-knit, team environment
    • Driver’s license an asset
    • Book publishing courses or certificate an asset


    HarperCollins Canada is committed to providing accommodations in all parts of the hiring process. If you require an accommodation, we will work with you to meet your needs.

    HarperCollins Canada is an equal opportunity employer. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. No phone calls, please. 


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