Former leading New Zealand publisher and bookseller, and widely experienced judge of both the Commonwealth Writers Prize and the Montana New Zealand Book Awards, talks about what he is currently reading, what impresses him and what doesn't, along with chat about the international English language book scene, and links to sites of interest to booklovers.
Monday, May 14, 2012
Wilkommen Isabell - News from Oratia Media
Zitzelsberger (above with Peter Dowling) has joined Oratia Media as Marketing
Assistant. Working from our offices in Oratia and in the field, Isabell will
assume responsibility for sales, promotion and publicity management for LibroInternational Books, along with imported and packaged titles.
Isabell will also be spearheading
international marketing, and enabling Oratia Media to provide other publishers,
authors and booksellers with services for the Frankfurt Book Fair 2012
A graduate of the
Friedrich von Cotta School of publishing in her hometown of Stuttgart, Isabell
has worked as a sales and marketing executive at Hoffman Verlag and Edition
Braus in Germany, handling sales and rights negotiations at numerous Frankfurt
and Leipzig Book Fairs. A fluent English speaker who also has a command of
French and Spanish, she completed an internship with Oratia Media last August
and has returned to settle in New Zealand.
“We are delighted to welcome Isabell back
to Oratia Media, and look forward to her contribution to marketing our
expanding books business,” commented Peter Dowling, Managing Director.
“Her outstanding talents in the sales and
marketing sphere, combined with her knowledge of the German book market, make
this a very timely appointment.”