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Senior Publicist

Hachette Australia is seeking a Senior Publicist to work on campaigns across all imprints in our Publicity department. This is a full-time permanent position based in Sydney.

The Senior Publicist will report to the Head of Publicity and will be responsible for planning, implementing and evaluating publicity campaigns for local (Australian originated) titles, and selected international books. The successful candidate will have experience with traditional and emerging promotional channels, be passionate about books and be able to develop and manage creative campaigns to ensure that our books and authors benefit from maximum exposure. They will also be responsible for managing Hachette Australia’s involvement in major Australian literary festivals.

To be considered for the role you should have relevant work experience, preferably in the arts. A passion for publicity, ideas and culture in general (particularly literary culture) are all prerequisites, and travel, evening and weekend work will be required.

To be successful in this role you will ideally possess the following skills and experience:

• excellent relevant contacts within arts media
• excellent communication skills
• strong administration and organisational skills
• the ability to work across several projects at the same time
• keen attention to detail
• a passion for the Australian literary community

Hachette Australia employs people on the basis of their abilities. We aim to attract and develop talent from a base as broad as the world of readers we want to reach, with a wide and representative range of age, faith, disability, race, gender, sexuality and socio-economic, regional and cultural backgrounds.

Sydney 2000

Hachette Australia

Interested?

Please send your resume and a covering letter by Friday 12th July to: careers@hachette.com.au

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