Page Two is seeking a full-time publicist

Mar 15, 2023

Page Two is an independent publisher specializing in non-fiction books by entrepreneurs, subject matter experts, and organizations. We are ten years old and over those years have grown to a world-class team of twenty people whose authors include some of the world’s foremost thought leaders. We are a dynamic company with a commitment to excellence in publishing and author services, and a passion for innovation. Our close-knit team finds creative ways of staying connected with one other and with our authors – both online and in person. We work hard, we laugh a lot, and we believe in the transformative power of books. 

What we stand for

Care: Treat people with empathy and compassion.

Curiosity: Embrace a spirit of inquiry and seek a deeper understanding.

Creativity: Think beyond limits. 

Excellence: Do superb work that surpasses expectations. 

Integrity: Be reliable, accountable, and transparent.

Partnership: Exchange mutual expertise to uplift one another.

The role

We are seeking a creative and self-motivated publicist.

You are a  goal-oriented individual who loves collaborating and innovating and has a proven track record of successfully executing publicity campaigns and events. You love being creative and fostering connections with others both virtually and in person. 

Running approximately 20-25 campaigns a year, you will have excellent organizational and prioritization skills, strong written and verbal communications skills, and a knack for crafting compelling pitches. 

You will work collaboratively with a highly engaged client portfolio across North America, building audiences for our authors and their books by securing a wide range of coverage for them including digital, print, and traditional media. You will also work closely and collaboratively with other in-house departments including sales, production, and editorial to expand the impact and reach of Page Two’s books and authors.

This position reports to the Marketing Director.

Your responsibilities will include: 

  • Attracting, developing, and nurturing strong relationships with online and traditional media outlets, influencers, and booksellers across North America.
  • Developing and executing robust publicity campaigns for books and authors in support of their goals including developing media kits and press releases and crafting compelling pitches to attract media attention from a wide variety of outlets across North America. This includes traditional media such as print and broadcast, but also digital and non-traditional coverage through strategic partnerships, events, and social media.  
  • In collaboration with the marketing team, conceptualizing and executing a robust corporate media plan in support of Page Two as well as managing ongoing corporate publicity and outreach.
  • Building strong relationships with authors and keeping them closely updated on their campaign progress.
  • Conceptualizing and executing in-person and virtual events for Page Two and its author community in order to engage readers, increase discoverability, and grow relationships in the industry. 
  • Tracking and reporting on coverage of Page Two and our authors in media, reviews, events, interviews, and on social media, and sharing with stakeholders.
  • Regularly evaluating the impact of marketing and publicity efforts, including staying abreast of changes in the media landscape, and publicity innovations and best practices.

Experience required:

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in publicity, communications, digital marketing, or a similar field
  • Proven experience executing successful campaigns
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent at balancing multiple priorities and meeting deadlines
  • Strong organizational abilities and demonstrable follow-through
  • Skillful at building relationships 
  • Works well in a team environment
  • Familiarity with book publishing is an asset
What we offer

A salary commensurate with experience. 


  • Group health/dental/insurance benefits program with spouse and dependant coverage
  • 3 weeks’ paid vacation 
  • A commission on any project you bring to Page Two
  • 6 paid sick days per year
  • 4 paid flex/discretionary days per year
  • Flexible working hours and location
  • Professional development opportunities

Start date and location

The start date for this position is June 5, 2023.

Our primary office is in Vancouver but we offer a hybrid work-from-home and in-office environment, so remote Canadian workers are welcome. We also have several team members in Toronto who meet up regularly for in-person work. 

How to apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to by April 18, 2023.

Page Two’s commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion

Page Two believes the diversity of experiences, ideas, identities, and organizations in our community and the publishing industry makes us stronger. We know that book publishing has traditionally excluded and continues to exclude people from marginalized communities. We are dedicated to being a publisher that respects, champions, and amplifies the work of marginalized and underrepresented people. 

Page Two sits on the unceded, traditional lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaʔ/Selilwitulh (Tsleil-Waututh) Nations. We are committed to the decolonization of our publishing practices and to reconciliation with all Indigenous Peoples in Canada. 

We wholly support the Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada’s 94 Calls to Action, in particular, we commit to the call to the corporate sector in action 92; we will “adopt the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples as a reconciliation framework and apply its principles, norms, and standards to corporate policy and core operational activities involving Indigenous peoples and their lands and resources.”

We recognize diversity in many ways, including but not limited to:

  •         race, ethnicity, and country of origin or nationality
  •         religion
  •         sex, gender, and gender identity
  •         sexual orientation and identity
  •         age
  •         class and economic circumstance
  •         physical ability, mental illness, and neurodiversity
  •         education and professional experience
  •         geography and community size or location
  •         language

 We understand that being a truly diverse, equitable, and inclusive company requires constant learning and improvement, and are committed to this crucial, lifelong work.