Jobs & Internships | April 19th – 25th

Palgrave Macmillan | Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Palgrave Macmillan, a brand of Springer Nature, specializes in academic books in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It publishes monographs, journals, textbooks, and professional work in a variety of subjects like Political Science, Economics, History, Literature, Linguistics, and Business. Its “mission is to publish high-quality original, peer-reviewed scholarly content for the humanities academic community.”

Palgrave Macmillan is looking for an Editorial Assistant to work with the Scholarly and Professional Business and Professional Finance programs. The candidate should be commercially-aware, target-driven, energetic, and passionate about scholarly and professional publishing. They will provide editorial support to the Business and Finance Editors, build professional relationships, and manage day-to-day administrative tasks.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage editorial processes and the peer review process for new proposals
  • Follow up with authors for revisions and final manuscripts
  • Prepare final manuscripts for handover to production
  • Check any required rights, forms and permissions for third party content
  • Write and edit cover copy and blurbs
  • Collaborate with authors and colleagues in sales, marketing, production, and editorial

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent; preferably with an academic focus in publishing
  • Have excellent communication and team-working skills
  • Experience in academic and scholarly publishing preferred
  • Extremely organized and able to prioritize a high volume of tasks
  • Experience working in an office environment
  • Be resourceful and proactive in dealing with problems and queries
  • Be able to demonstrate good publishing business awareness and the ability to learn quickly
  • Be able to work on their own initiative, as well as part of a team
  • Be numerate and computer-literate, with a sharp eye for detail
  • Be proficient in Microsoft Office

For more information and to apply, click here.


Bleu Life Media | Editorial & Journalism Intern

Location: New York, NY
Position: Internship (Part-time)
Experience: Entry-level

Bleu Magazine is “for, by, and about today’s man who transcends stereotypes and embodies all facets of lifestyle, fashion and culture.” It captivates its audience with its original presentation of the urban male.

Bleu Magazine is looking for an Editorial & Journalism Intern to assist with editorial projects and provide support to the Communications Editor.

Responsibilities

  • Proofread and copy edit both hard and electronic files
  • Write proposals and reports
  • Assist with proofing ads, flyers, brochures, invitations, etc.
  • Work on special projects, as needed

Requirements

  • Working towards a degree in journalism, public relations, English, business communications, or communication arts
  • Strong organizational and communication skills with keen attention to detail and problem solving skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office applications (especially Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Experience or interest in Web maintenance
  • Familiarity with Adobe In Design and Adobe Acrobat is a plus

For more information and to apply, click here.


BookBub | Account Coordinator

Location: Cambridge, MA
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

BookBub is a free service that allows millions of readers to discover new books they will love. It also provides marketing tools to publishers and authors that help them sell books and find new fans. BookBub is in the process of launching “new consumer-facing book discovery features, marketing tools for authors and publishers, and other web and mobile products that address the digital transformation of the publishing industry.”

BookBub is looking for an Account Coordinator to provide support to the sales and account management team. The ideal candidate will help account managers drive business and coordinate campaigns for big publishing partners.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist BookBub’s account managers in submitting, scheduling, and coordinating publishing partners’ promotions with BookBub
  • Collaborate with BookBub’s editorial, production, and product teams to ensure publisher campaigns run smoothly and successfully
  • Help account managers prepare reports, presentations, and pitches for client calls and meetings by conducting analysis, research, and other prep work as needed
  • Support the account managers at industry conferences and in client meetings or phone calls
  • Communicate directly with publishing partners via email to coordinate campaign logistics, answer questions, and provide support to the account managers
  • Learn BookBub’s suite of marketing products thoroughly and understand how they can help our partners sell books
  • Develop comprehensive knowledge of the publishing marketplace and internalize our partners’ needs and goals

Requirements:

  • An outstanding written and verbal communicator who thrives when interacting with people
  • Friendly, positive, and outgoing with a desire to help others
  • Interested in a client- or customer-facing career, ideally in sales or account management
  • Interested in the publishing industry, especially its digital transition, as well as business strategy and innovation
  • Able to think analytically and excited about BookBub’s data-driven approach to decision-making
  • Meticulously attentive to detail and adept at multi-tasking and coordination
  • Able to work autonomously and balance competing priorities effectively
  • A team-player who thrives in a fast-paced, collaborative environment and easily adapts to change, with a roll-up-the-sleeves attitude

For more information and to apply, click here.