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Position: Publicity + Events Coordinator
Reports to: Don Gorman, Publisher
Job type: Full-time or part-time
Location: Victoria, BC / Anywhere
Date posted: September 7, 2022
DEADLINE EXTENDED: October 2, 2022

RMB | Rocky Mountain Books is looking for an energetic and experienced publicist to focus on Canadian publicity, advertising, and event coordination. We are hoping to find someone in Victoria, BC, but we are also willing to consider Canadian applicants who have a demonstrated ability to successfully work from anywhere in the world.

General duties and responsibilities:

  • Canadian media (excerpts, interviews, OpEds, press releases, review copies, tracking, etc.)
  • Communicate with sales representatives on a regular basis (Canada and USA)
  • Advertising (budgeting, designing, reporting, scheduling, tracking, etc.)
  • Promotional materials (eARCs, media kits, print collateral, swag, etc.)
  • Manage award submissions, events, festivals, and conferences

Education, qualifications, and experience:

  • Intermediate knowledge of Google (Gmail, Calendar, Drive, etc.) and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Interest in mountain culture, outdoor lifestyle, travel writing, and contemporary photography
  • Post-secondary graduate or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, and email management techniques
  • Collaborative, creative, detail oriented, organised, patient, and tech-savvy

RMB successfully publishes and promotes a dynamic list of engaging and award-winning books on mountain history, adventure travel, outdoor lifestyle, environmental consciousness, Indigenous culture, and contemporary photography—as well as a curated selection of books for children. To learn more about RMB, please visit rmbooks.com/about-us/

RMB offers a competitive wage, cell phone plan, and extended health care, along with opportunities for professional development and exposure to a wide range of authors, books, and publishing philosophies.

RMB is an equal opportunity and inclusive employer and we encourage applicants to self-identify as they see fit in their application. Preference will be given to qualified applicants with experience in the outdoor community, along with applicants from underrepresented communities (BIPOC, LGBTQ2+, disabled, and others facing barriers to employment in the book publishing industry). The compensation range for this position will be based on candidate merit and overall experience.

Please send your letter of introduction, resume, and anything else you think we should know about you to RMB Publisher Don Gorman (don@rmbooks.com). We greatly appreciate everyone who replies, but only those applicants who we wish to interview will be contacted.