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Associate Book Publicist | AEI

The American Enterprise Institute seeks an associate book publicist to join the Editing Services team.

The associate book publicist will work to promote books published by AEI Press and written by AEI scholars. This person will be the main point person for all book promotion at AEI, coordinating with the various marketing teams and the publisher to determine promotion goals, helping produce press releases and other promotional materials, planning book events, coordinating mailings and email marketing, and determining promotion schedules and key deadlines. In addition, the associate book publicist will be in charge of the administrative side of AEI Press, including communicating with printers and distributors, tracking sales numbers and print runs, and managing inventory.

This position requires strong organization and communication skills and the ability to multitask and manage multiple deadlines. The ideal candidate has 2-5 years of experience; has worked in the publishing world, preferably working directly for or with a book publisher; and has experience with marketing and publicity. Interest or experience in public policy is strongly preferred. A bachelor’s degree in English, journalism, political science, or a related field is required.

Qualified candidates should submit an online application at, complete with a cover letter, a resume, and transcripts.