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Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation

Type: Full Time

Position: Digital Media Content Editor

Location: NYC

The Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation is seeking a Digital Media Content Editor for the Publishing and Digital Media Department. The Digital Media Content Editor will oversee the Guggenheim Museum’s multimedia content: lead the content development for the museum’s app; edit exhibition materials and general information for the Guggenheim app; work closely with authors and curators to craft and edit audio scripts; create all multimedia text schedules; manage and execute content entry for digital collection materials and assist with collection editing; update content in TMS and proprietary app CMS; assist project editors on exhibition and catalogue-related materials as well as e-books; manage freelance contractors.

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Penguin Young Readers

Type: Full Time

Position: Publicity Assistant

Location: NYC

Description: Penguin Young Readers has an exciting opportunity open for a Publicity Assistant! The Publicity Assistant provides administrative assistance to the Young Readers publicity department and will have an opportunity to work on a diverse range of titles.

Specifically, the Publicity Assistant:

  • Provides administrative support (i.e. answers phones, handles bills, photocopies, faxes, files, works with mailings, keeps track of supervisors’ and authors’ schedules).
  • Maintains press contact database and creates catalog checklist for press contacts.
  • Handles day-to-day media requests.
  • Sets up author events.
  • Organizes mailings.
  • Creates media lists.
  • Handles award submissions.
  • Manages galley orders and conducts galley mailings to the trade media.
  • Assists in publicity campaigns (i.e. keeps track of publicity reports, assembles press kits, performs online research, maintains contact with authors).
  • Assists with tour schedules (books travel, sends press materials etc. to participating stores and schools etc.).

Requirements:

  • 4 year college degree or equivalent work experience
  • Prior office experience
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong writing skills
  • Strong follow-up skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word & Excel
  • Desire to work in children’s division

Preferred qualifications include:

  • Prior publicity experience

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