Jobs of the Week!

This week we are featuring two excellent employment opportunities.  The first, for those interested in live entertainment and blogging at SeatGeek and the second for digital book sales management at Workman!  Check them out below, apply if interested and let us know if you get  one of them!  Good luck!

 

 

SeatGeek Blog Editor

Job type:  Full-time

Location: New York, NY

SeatGeek is looking for a lightly seasoned and/or heavily ambitious person to step in and take the reins of the SeatGeek blog. They have two main goals for their blog:

Make it a top destination for readers seeking live entertainment news

Use it as a powerful engine for SeatGeek’s organic growth.

You’ll oversee achievement of those goals by efficiently scaling up the blog and experimenting with new tactics that benefit SeatGeek’s bottom line.

Responsibilities:
-Manage team of ~10 freelance bloggers
-Make weekly/daily content assignments
-Edit & proofread articles
-Recruit, interview, hire, & train new bloggers
-Write articles
-Devise & execute social media contests/strategy
-Assist with content plan strategy
-Assist with email marketing
-Assist with SeatGeek intern program

This job was originally posted on Ed2010.

Digital Sales Assistant at Workman

Job type: Full-time

Location: New York, NY

Workman is currently seeking a Digital Sales Assistant to manage the day-to-day operations with e-retail accounts and to assist the digital department with various administrative duties.

Responsibilities:
Daily ebook billing report verification and approval
Daily eBook Distribution and Metadata Verification
Weekly/Monthly Ebook Sales Report Creation and Distribution
Monthly Verification of eBook Sales and Invoicing
Ongoing metadata record creation and verification between internal systems and external sales channels
Assist with Creation and Setup of new digital/ebook accounts internally
Quarterly assist with questions and reports regarding royalties
Manage departmental calendar
Manage input of departmental invoice records and run a monthly expense report
Produce weekly or bi-weekly departmental report of industry/digital/tech highlights
Collaborate with Digital Department to plan and execute new digital promotions and programs

The ideal candidate will possess:
Bachelor’s Degree
Outstanding organizational and analytics skills
Basic understanding of e-book standards and formats
Understanding of metadata standards and management
Ability to work efficiently and flexibly in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
Familiarity with the digital marketplace including knowledge of various sales models and evolving business trends

This job was originally posted on Publishersmarketplace.com

 

Networking Opportunities

MS in Publishing students should take note of these excellent upcoming networking opportunities provided by Pace University’s Career Services office! 

 

Networking: From Handshake to Small Talk
Tuesday, February 4, 3:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. in Student Union Meeting Room A, NYC Campus, Jackie Kellso, President of PointMaker Communications, Inc. and professional development trainer and interpersonal effectiveness coach, will lead a 90-minute workshop, where you will:

 

  • Develop business networking skills that create alliances
  • Learn how to deliver that crisp “60-Second Elevator Pitch
  • Cultivate people skills that build long-lasting relationships
  • Make real connections for follow-up the next business day

RSVP to cssanetworking@gmail.com by February 3.

 

Careers in Focus: Human Resources (NYC Campus)
Monday, February 11, 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
W626, One Pace Plaza
From recruitment to employee relations and compensation, hear all about the various career paths within Human Resources and how you can enter this exciting field from recruiting professionals. Speakers from Penguin Group, NBC Universal, Harlequin Group, and Ipreo will discuss the candidate selection process, changes in the field of human resources, the incorporation of technology in recruiting, and available positions at their companies. The panel will be moderated by Brandemix.

 

Careers in Focus: Human Resources (PLV Campus)
Wednesday, February 13, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Gottesman Room
Don’t worry, PLV students—this event is coming to you, too! Panelists from Spring, Target, and Northern Westchester Hospital, moderated by Quorum Federal Credit Union. Hear more about human resources and network your way to your next internship or full-time job.

 

Graduate Degree Fair
Wednesday, February 20, 12:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Student Union, NYC Campus
Is graduate school in your future? Our crystal ball says too soon to tell, so why don’t you head on over to the Graduate Degree Fair to learn all about Pace’s graduate, combined, and sequential degree programs. Reps from graduate programs and advisement, career services, admissions, and financial aid will be there to answer your questions about every program from the Actors Studio Drama School to law to psychology, and much more. RSVP b February 13 at dysongrad@pace.edu. A light lunch will be served.

 

Job Search Bootcamp
Wednesday, February 20, 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.
Multipurpose Room, NYC Campus
Still looking for a job or would like to change jobs? Then this is the event for you. The event starts off with Career Services’ famous career coaching clinic and gives graduate students and alumni an opportunity to meet with an experienced career coach for a mini counseling session to discuss job search strategy, resume, networking, or interviewing, followed by presentations by President and Founder of The Castling Group Louis J. Desforges on Fundamentals of a Successful Job Search and President of HellmanConsulting.com Robert Hellmann on Using LinkedIn and Other Social Media for Job Search.

 

Careers in Science
Monday, February 25, 12:15 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Lecture Hall South, NYC Campus
Career Services, Tri Beta, Forensic Science Student Organization, and the Chemistry Club invite you to partake in an experiment: learning more about career opportunities in the field of science beyond the field of medicine. Panelists, which include criminalists for the Office of Chief Medical Examiner, a clinical research manager for Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, an associate dean from the Graduate School of Biological Sciences at the ICAHN School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, and Pace alumnus and President and Founder of MetaBev, Inc. John Sbordone ’74, will discuss their position and how their background in science helps them succeed in the field. Connect with employers working in the field of science and learn about potential careers and internship opportunities. All majors welcomed!

 

Careers that Make a Difference
Tuesday, February 26, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.
Gottesman Room, PLV Campus
From the environment to poverty, turn your philanthropic spirit into a career. Learn about how you can make a difference by working toward the “greater good.” Whether you’re interested in business, investigation/law, education, healthcare, research, social science, or even if you’re undecided, identify how you can connect your passion into a career at this event. Professionals from the American Cancer Society, Young Adult Institute, the Secret Service, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society will discuss their organization, career paths, available opportunities, and answer questions.

 

International Student Job Search Seminar
Tuesday, February 26, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Room TBD, NYC Campus
Are you getting ready to finish your degree? Discover what’s involved in the sponsorship process when conducting a full-time job search in the U.S. Guest speakers including an attorney specializing in immigration law, a Pace alumnus/sponsored student, Career Services, and the International Students and Scholars Office.

 

Career Fashion Show
Tuesday, February 26, 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Student Union, NYC Campus
Suit up for a pre-event to the Career Fair to get students ready and dressed for success. Come learn the ins and outs of dressing professionally.

If you’re looking for an internship but haven’t completed the Mandatory Interview Workshop, click here to see upcoming dates on February 5, 7, 12, 15, 19, 20, 26, 27, and more. No excuses!

Fodors.com Spring Internship

Fodors.com is seeking an unpaid intern for the Spring 2013 to work from mid-March to early June. We are looking for a college or graduate student, majoring in Journalism, Communications or English, who is available to work 12-20 hours a week in our Midtown NYC office.  Students must be able to receive school credit for the internship.

 

This opportunity is for a web-savvy young journalist to jump in and learn how a leading travel site works—from idea to execution. You’ll be part of a team creating engaging digital travel content. Along with researching photos and producing stories, you’ll write news stories and short features for our blog, proofread copy and test links for blog stories and newsletters, attend staff meetings, and tag content in our database. You may also be asked to jump in to assist on special feature projects like our Fodor’s 100 Hotel Awards.

 

The student will emerge from this internship with several clips and a deep understanding of what it’s like to work at a fast-paced travel brand in Midtown Manhattan. The ideal applicant will be a fast learner and self-starter. Familiarity with blogging platforms and social media tools is preferred.

 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Assist with writing, researching, and posting regular news briefs
  • Reach out to public relations contacts for current information
  • Tag editorial content in our database
  • Proofread copy for blog stories and newsletters
  • Research photos stock houses and tourism boards

 

Requirements:

  • Currently enrolled in a college or graduate school program, with a concentration in Journalism, Communications, English, or Media
  • Proficient in the MS Word and Excel
  • Organized and detail-focused
  • Familiar with blogging platforms and social media tools
  • Travel and photo editing experience is a plus

 

Fodor’s Travel, a division of Random House, Inc., is one of the world’s leading providers of travel information.  Covering over 7,500 worldwide destinations, Fodor’s guidebooks and website, Fodors.com, have provided the most up-to-date, accurate information for travelers since 1936. Written by a vast team of global correspondents, Fodors.com provides engagingly written, locally reported, and absolutely indispensable travel guidance to more than 6.5 million unique users a month.

 

Interested students should contact Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.

News Roundup: Science Fiction and Fantasy

This week we bring you a round-up of the most interesting news and resources for publishing in the science fiction and fantasy genres. Heroes like Margret Atwood, Philip K. Dick, and Stephen King change the way we look at ourselves and the world. In these stories authors change the past or create new futures  where anything is possible. A popular and growing field, we can see the influences of the genres everywhere in books, video games, movies, and many other forms of media. Take a look at the following links and dive into the unknown!