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Jobs & Internships

Beacon Press is owned and operated under the auspices of the Unitarian Universalist Association and is an equal opportunity employer. Beacon Press values a diverse workforce; people with disabilities, people of color, and those who identify as L/G/B/T/Q are strongly encouraged to apply.


Publicity Assistant/Assistant Publicist

Beacon Press is looking for a full-time publicity assistant/assistant publicist (hiring level dependent upon experience) to support the work of the communications director and the associate director of publicity. The ability to organize and prioritize simultaneous projects is a requirement, as is the ability to write and communicate in an effective and professional manner. Interest in book publishing and the media’s coverage of social, economic, race, environment, education, and LGBTQ issues is essential.

The publicity assistant/assistant publicist’s responsibilities include printing press materials and manuscripts, mailing out galleys and reviews copies from the office, coordinating bound book mailings, using and updating our media database (Cision), conducting web research as requested, and arranging author travel. Under the supervision of the communications director and the associate director of publicity, the assistant also helps execute publicity campaigns as assigned, writes press materials and pitch letters, and arranges author events.

Send resume and cover letter to No phone calls, please.

Beacon Press is committed to building a diverse workforce. People with disabilities, Black, Indigenous, people of color, and those who identify as LGBTQ are all encouraged to apply.