Publicist (Minnesota office)

JOB OPENING

Position: Publicist, Bethany House Nonfiction & Chosen Books
Department: Marketing
Position Type: Regular Full Time – Exempt

Location: Baker Publishing Group – Bloomington office
11400 Hampshire Ave. S.
Bloomington, MN 55438


About this Position:

Baker Publishing Group is accepting applications for a full-time Publicist. This position will work with the Marketing Manager to set publicity priorities, strategies and goals for each Bethany House nonfiction and Chosen Books title, and then to secure online, print and broadcast media opportunities as outlined. He or she will assist in managing the relationships with authors and outside publicity firms, as well as manage the production of galleys, advanced reading copies and media kits for publicity purposes, and help maintain social media presences. Some travel is required.

We seek candidates who possess a BA degree or equivalent knowledge in public relations or a related field, and who have previous public relations experience, a working knowledge of Christian publishing and media, and experience growing an online community and social media following around a brand or product.

Qualifications:
  • Demonstrate initiative and high level of motivation
  • Exhibit integrity and discernment
  • Possess a passionate desire to market Christian products
  • Present a confident, professional attitude
  • Think creatively
  • Be persuasive, not pushy
  • Enjoy connecting and networking with people
  • Embody leadership abilities
Compensation and Benefits:

Starting salary and rank will be commensurate with demonstrated qualifications and experience. As a full-time position, benefits provided include health, dental, group life insurance, short- and long-term disability insurance, paid time off, 401(k) after three months, and others.

To apply: send cover letter and resume as email attachments to hr@bethanyhouse.com, including the words “Bethany Publicist” in the subject line. Or mail these materials to the address listed above. Application deadline is January 11, 2018.

For more information, please visit www.bakerpublishinggroup.com.

Baker Publishing Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.