PUBLICITY ASSISTANT JOB OPENING AT POWERHOUSE BOOKS
The Publicity Assistant reports to the Publicity Director and is primarily responsible for: producing, disseminating, and archiving all marketing and promotional materials; database management; and gallery and event preparations.
This position requires a detail oriented, multi-tasking, proactive individual who excels under pressure and can function in a high-pressure environment. The position is strongly structured and requires a person capable of both taking direction while working autonomously. The ideal candidate is passionate about both art book publishing as well as publicity, promotions, and marketing, and is excited by working in a dynamic and challenging industry.
• Creation and dissemination of all press and marketing materials including but not limited to physical packages, electronic art, press releases, evites, press kits, seasonal press listings, event listings, mock-ups, and sales materials.
• Assist in preparing and working at in-house and offsite events—including gallery openings, book signings, launch parties, and other special events.
• Coordinating interns and interviewing applicants.
• Track and archive media coverage.
• Generate and update art, press, events, evite, listings and weblinks reports.
• Maintain events and company contacts databases.
• Update art and reviews for key online accounts.
• Research media and event contact information.
Computer skills: Microsoft Office, Photoshop, and Acrobat. Familiarity with Mac required.
Commensurate with experience
3 writing samples
Please send your application to:
Sara Rosen, Publicity Director, via email at sara@powerHouseBooks.com or via fax at 212-366-5247
About powerHouse Books:
Founded in 1995 and based in Brooklyn, powerHouse Books has published the hottest photography, art, and popular culture books in the history of the universe. Our list of emerging and established artists and authors includes Karl Lagerfeld, Francesco Clemente, André Leon Talley, Ron Galella, Patrick McMullan, Greg Gorman, Jamel Shabazz, Claw Money, Boogie, Ricky Powell, Martha Cooper, Charlie Ahearn, Jack Pierson, Larry Fink, Helen Levitt, and many others.