Associate Publicist, Orbit

Publicity New York, New York


Hachette Book Group’s Orbit division seeks an energetic and enthusiastic Associate Publicist to support the Associate Publicity Director. This role will develop and execute high-impact publicity campaigns for the Orbit and Redhook imprints, with a focus on genre fiction titles.


  • Supporting the Associate Publicity Director in developing creative, effective publicity strategies for the division
  • Independently executing publicity campaigns for select titles in each season, including creating press releases and other promotional materials with a goal of securing high-profile print, broadcast, and online media coverage
  • Writing and delivering internal publicity communications; maintaining and updating internal publicity systems
  • Developing relationships with key media and bookseller contacts
  • Coordinating with marketing and editorial departments to maximize effectiveness of campaigns
  • Representing the division at select trade events and conventions
  • Some general administrative duties, such as coordinating mailings


  • 1-3 years experience in book publishing, publicity, or related field
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; superb interpersonal and organizational skills
  • Ability to work independently and proactively, prioritize effectively, and demonstrate consistent follow-through
  • Knowledge of and enthusiasm for science fiction and fantasy publishing
  • Familiarity with NetGalley, Publicity Assistant (or similar systems), and other publicity tools a plus