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Jessica Jones appointed Head of Publisher Campaigns at The Book Publicist

May 03 2024

We are pleased to share the news that Jessica Jones has been appointed Head of Publisher Campaigns – a new role created to focus on adding more value to the non-fiction publishers we work with.

Jessica has been playing an integral role in delivering high profile publicity campaigns over the last 7 years but has been promoted as part of the company’s commitment to growing and developing strong relationships with publishers in the UK, the US and beyond.

With her new responsibilities she will oversee all publisher campaigns to make sure our partnership with in-house teams deliver a service that supports each publishers' sales and marketing and objectives, as well as delivering excellent author care.

Now 15 years old, The Book Publicist has worked with a huge number of publishers around the world, specialising in book launch PR campaigns as well as working longer term, direct with authors.

Alongside her campaign work, Jessica will use her expertise in working with publishers to advise on campaign strategies, delivering high impact media campaigns, exclusives and serialisations, and will lead on developing new services and products to benefit publisher partners.

Jessica began her career in publicity at The Book Publicist in 2017 and after a two- and half-year stint working at Oxford University Press she returned to the company in 2022.

Ella Davidson, Founder & Director of The Book Publicist, said:

“We are delighted to have created this new role for Jess following lots of hard work over the years. Our aim is to listen to publishers and find out what they really want to achieve in this changing landscape so we can deliver bespoke campaigns that generate high profile coverage whilst also addressing specific needs of publishers to take their pains away.”

Jessica Jones, Head of Publisher Campaigns said:

“I am excited to take on this new role to help us grow our excellent relationships with publishers by taking the time to understand their unique needs and adapt to new trends in the publishing world. We welcome any insights from publishers and look forward to making new connections over the coming months.”


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