Publicist

Laurence King Publishing Ltd

CLOSING DATE: 15/03/2020

CONTACT: Fiona Livesey

Publicist, Full-time
Location: Head Office, London, UK

Established in London in 1991, Laurence King Publishing (LKP) is recognised as one of the world’s leading publishers of books and gifts on the creative arts. We work with some of the world’s best illustrators, designers, artists and photographers to create beautifully produced books and gifts that are acclaimed for their inventiveness, beautiful design and authoritative texts.

We are looking for a creative and dynamic publicist to join our publicity team, working across non-fiction books and gifts.

Key responsibilities
• Reporting to the publicity manager, you will have the opportunity to plan and manage your own publicity campaigns across a range of highly anticipated arts and lifestyle titles and bestselling gifts
• You will be the main point of contact for many of LKP’s authors, working with some of the biggest names in art, design, lifestyle and more
• You will coordinate and attend a range book launches, author tours and festivals events within the UK
• You will work side-by-side with LKP’s wider marketing team to plan and execute integrated communication strategies across LKP’s list

Requirements
• You will be a creative, dynamic individual who is passionate about arts, culture and lifestyle publicity
• You will have demonstratable experience in securing national coverage across print, online and broadcast media
• You will have some experience pitching and managing talks, workshops and events
• You ideally have experience working with trade non-fiction or illustrated books
• You will be an excellent communicator, savvy problem solver and outgoing team player
• Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is desired but not essential
• Minimum 18 months experience

To apply please send your CV, salary expectations and a covering letter explaining why you would be a good fit for this role to fiona.livesey@laurenceking.com

Deadline: 15th March

Due to the high number of applicants only successful candidates will be contacted. Please note: we cannot keep any applications on file.