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PUBLICIST

Stanford University Press looking for a sharp, talented, and creative Publicist to promote our titles from our Redwood City, CA office. This person will spearhead the day-to-day efforts of publicizing our books to a variety of print, online, and broadcast media. In particular, the Publicist focuses on our key trade titles, ensuring that we garner both book review coverage and “off-the-book-review-page” author interviews and mentions.

Our ideal candidate has the following qualifications:

  • A minimum of two years experience actively pitching titles to print, broadcast, and online media with demonstrable results.
  • Experience pitching books and authors in a variety of ways, including email, social media, by phone, and in person
  • Strong writing skills designed to engage the media successfully
  • Ability to work collaboratively and collegially with internal and external stakeholders
  • Wherewithal to toggle back and forth between academic and general interest/trade content

 To learn more about the position and to apply, click here.