Raincoast Publicity Assistant Wanted

 

January 29, 2018

Publicity Assistant at Raincoast

Raincoast Books, based in Richmond, B.C., is seeking a Publicity Assistant to start immediately.  We are looking for a motivated and organized professional who has excellent communication and technical skills to work in our Richmond office.

Our publicity assistant supports the work of our three publicists and our freelance publicists outside the company. The successful candidate’s tasks will include:

  • organize media mailings and compile campaign results
  • monitor bestseller lists
  • maintain departmental databases
  • process invoices
  • organize blog tours
  • send out excerpt materials
  • coordinate award submissions
  • create online newsletters

The successful candidate will possess:

  • superior writing and copyediting skills
  • proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite tools
  • a minimum of two years of relevant media, marketing, publishing or senior book retailing experience

The following technical skills will be an asset:

  • an interest in Young Adult and Children’s publishing
  • a basic proficiency in HTML
  •  experience with MailChimp

Candidates should send their résumé and cover letter by February 2 to:

Fleur Matthewson

Publicity Manager

Fleur@raincoast.com

 

We regret that we can only acknowledge applications from candidates selected for interviews. No phone calls or agencies, please.