Internship Alert: Scholastic

Scholastic: Editorial Intern

Position: Editorial Internal, Part-time
Hours: 15 hours per week, flexible
Start Date: flexible

Scholastic is looking for an editorial intern who will help read and process submissions amongst other duties. This is a paid opportunity. The ideal candidate will be passionate about middle grade and YA and will be interested in pursuing children’s publishing after graduation. They need to be able to come into the office a few days a week.

If interested, please contact Maya Marlette at MMarlette@Scholastic.com.

Internships Alert: Aperture and The Loewenthal Company

Aperture: Publicity and Events Intern

Deadline for Spring Term: October 15, 2017

Aperture is a not-for-profit organization that “connects the photo community and its audiences with the most inspiring work, the sharpist ideas, and with each other” through print, in-person experiences, and online.

Their internship program is called the Steven A. Baron Work Scholar Program, which allows each intern to “contribute to the editing, design, production, circulation, sales, and marketing of photography’s most significant publications; the development of major traveling exhibitions; educational programs for children and adults; the creation of web content; and all other business operations essential to a non-profit organization.”

“Interns serve on a volunteer basis for which they receive a lunch stipend of $300 per month full-time, as well as complimentary copies of Aperture magazine (stipends for part-time work scholars vary depending on their time commitment). We do not offer summer or semester-long internships. Applicants must make their own living arrangements and should have sufficient financial resources to cover their living expenses. College credit is available for this program. A full-time (five days per week, unless otherwise noted), six-month time commitment is necessary, with the potential to extend the internship for an additional six months.”

How to Apply:

“Applicants are selected based on their interest and motivation in working for Aperture, an ability to contribute significantly to the program, and openness to gaining a meaningful work experience. Experience and interest in photography, publishing, the visual arts, and in fields related to the specific department to which you apply is strongly encouraged. Please see below for instructions on how to apply for the program.

We receive a high volume of applications each term. For that reason, we ask you to follow the guidelines closely to insure that your application will be considered.”

  • Please submit your application as a single PDF file (cover letter first, then resume). The file name should be “application_LASTNAME.pdf”
  • In the first sentence of your cover letter, please indicate three departments, in order of preference, for which you would like to be considered. A list of departments and position descriptions can be found below. In your letter, please describe your background, skills, and motivations for applying. Lastly, please let us know how you heard about the Work Scholar Program.
  • Some departments require additional materials. Please review the below department descriptions for additional materials. Additional materials should be a separate PDF from your application. The file name should be “sample_LASTNAME.pdf”
  • Please submit your application via email to workscholars@aperture.org

For more information, click here.

The Loewenthal Company: Editorial and Clerical Intern

The Loewenthal Company was started by Linda Loewenthal, an experienced literary agent who has been in the industry for 20 years. This literary agency helps and support authors bring their creative vision to life, before putting it out into the world to be picked up for publication.

Details about the Internship:

The Loewenthal Company is “seeking an intern to assist with editorial and clerical tasks. Daily duties will include evaluating submissions, managing the agency’s social media, and clerical tasks as needed.

Some work/office experience is necessary, and editorial or writing experience a plus.

This is a paid, Mon-Thurs position and provides a strong introduction to the publishing industry. The agency specializes in nonfiction titles and is based in Park Slope, Brooklyn.”

Applicants should email a cover letter and resume to Linda Loewenthal (linda@loewenthal.co – not .com) with the subject “INTERN – Pace MS Publishing Program.”

Internship Alert: DeFiore & Company

New York, NY

Seeking Literary Agency Intern

DeFiore and Company is a mid-sized dynamic literary agency based in Manhattan’s Union Square. Our staff brings decades of experience as agents, and as former editors, publishers, and rights directors at major publishing companies, to the task of building the careers of our clients.

Minimum Requirements:

• Candidates should be motivated, well-organized, responsible, and have excellent communication skills
• Some experience critically evaluating fiction and non-fiction work is necessary
• A love of books, an extensive knowledge of current titles and a strong interest in the publishing business
• Interns should be willing to commit 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of three months

Responsibilities Include:

• Reading and responding to queries and manuscripts
• Writing reader reports
• Filing, sorting mail, and basic office support

Two candidates will selected for the fall internship. if you would like to apply, please  email with a resume and cover letter to resumes@defliterary.com at Ashley Collom’s attention. Please be sure to include ‘resume’ in the subject line. Please be aware that the internship is for-credit only.

Internship Opportunity: Radish Media

New York, NY

Seeking Content Assistant Intern

Launched in February 2015, Radish is Netflix for serials where readers can enjoy premium serialized stories based on bite-sized episodes suitable for 10 minutes on a smartphone. It is a digital update of the Victorian idea of the serialized novel. After 3 free chapters, mobile micro-payments provide access to ensuing episodes so that audiences may secure instant gratification after a cliffhanger ending.

Minimum Requirements:

• Attention to detail
• Organizational skills
• A collaborative work ethic
• Keen interest and knowledge of English grammar, spelling, and punctuation
• Curiosity, enthusiasm, and eagerness to learn
• Experience working with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe Acrobat

Responsibilities Include:

• Reviewing writer submissions
• Assisting writers and publishers in uploading their backlist titles and original serials on Radish writer’s web
• Selecting backlist titles appropriate for uploading on the platform
• Selecting stories from the platform for frontpage curation and coming up with curation ideas
• Assisting with editorial and marketing scheduling
• Creating content marketing blog posts
• Assist with contracts, royalty statements, and author correspondence as needed.
• Processing author applications through Submittable by evaluating manuscripts, writing samples, and online serials on Wattpad
• Answering author and reader questions via Groove
• Reviewing reader reports and coming up with product and policy ideas to solve those concerns
• Drafting concise language for FAQ, email templates, and customer service descriptions on platform
• Tracking the progress of authors on the platform and inputting related data into Excel
• Analyzing data and author feedback to take note of what best contributes to an author’s success, and relaying those tips through email correspondence

If you are interested in this position, feel free to apply via LinkedIn.

Internships: NewBay Media

NewBay Media provides multichannel marketing solutions and information to communities encompassing over 5 million professionals and nearly 8 million enthusiasts centered around three large technology driven interrelated markets: Television & Video, Entertainment & Educational Technology, and Music. NewBay’s platform provides its communities with award-winning content, trusted brands and high- profile network-building, informative events. Over 4,000 clients hire NewBay to connect them to its audience of key decision makers and influencers.

NewBay is currently looking to fill 3 summer internship positions (Editorial, Content Marketing Coordinator, and Event Planning) for course credit and a rate of $11/hour. If interested in applying to any of the positions, please submit resumes directly to resume3@nbmedia.com with the title of the internship they are applying for in the subject line.


Editorial Intern 

The Editorial Intern will get hands-on experience with NewBay’s most important event of the year: their B&C Hall of Fame. They will be working in conjunction with the group publisher, editorial, sales, and events teams for building out content strategy and execution. They will also gain experience around content creation, social media, marketing, and business. The goal of the internship is to increase content around their largest event of the year, Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame. The Editorial Intern will work 8 hours per week, with 2-4 hour days.

Requirements:

  • Preferred Academic Majors – PR, Communications, Marketing
  • Excellent writing skills required
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Ability to multi-task and collaborate with others to achieve results


Content Marketing Coordinator Intern

The intern for the Content Marketing Coordinator will work with the VP of Marketing Services to drive new inbound marketing programs to create sales leads for NewBay Plus, the marketing services arm of NewBay. This will involve creating actionable content including white papers, blogs, social media posts, and other content to drive out thought leadership and sales leads. The candidate will learn practical knowledge about how to create and execute successful content marketing programs from development to execution, to evaluation of results via our marketing automation system, and follow-up based on those results.

NewBay’s goal is to add significant energy to their inbound marketing efforts to drive sales over and above their sales outreach. NewBay also expects the intern to help improve their process and suggest ideas for new content marketing strategies. The goal for the intern is to get a practical understanding of how to create, execute, and evaluate a successful content marketing program. The intern for this position will be working 20 hours per week (Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday from 10 AM to 5 PM).

Projects/Duties:

  • Interview their vertical industry managing editors and brand managers and create targeted assets that we can use to drive leads
  • Work with the VP of Marketing Services to update their content marketing plan based on this research effort
  • Create mini-research projects to develop content
  • Regularly blog and post on social media about this content
  • With the aid of their audience development team, learn how to track customer engagement with our Pardot marketing automation system and use that data to identify hot prospects
  • Work with the VP of Marketing Services to create new social media and mobile content marketing products

Preferred Academic Majors: 

  • Marketing
  • Sales
  • Journalism
  • Liberal Arts

Skills Requested:

  • Should have strong writing skills
  • Understand basics of content marketing and marketing in general
  • Know how to use social media including Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft office tools (PowerPoint, Office, Excel) and be able to present ideas, suggestions, and results in a coherent, engaging way.
  • Understand, or be able to quickly grasp content management systems, such as WordPress
  • Be able to understand and evaluate data and create actionable recommendations based on it
  • Needs to be a good listener, inquisitive, creative, and major plus to have a sense of humor and be a nice person

Events Intern

NewBay Media is seeking a highly motivated and extremely organized events intern for their Broadcasting & Cable/Multichannel News events division. The events intern will work directly on the development and execution of programs that reach thousands of attendees and will also work directly on development and execution of the event, and will have a key role in the coordination of sponsorship development efforts.

The ideal candidate would have a passion for events, must be confident interfacing with individuals of all levels, both internally and externally, and working in a fast-paced environment that often involves juggling multiple priorities. The intern will be expected to work form 10 AM to 5 PM for 3-4 days per week.

Some of their events include: 

  • The Broadcasting & Cable Hall of Fame: Recognized as the leading industry event honoring the pioneers, innovators, and stars of the electronic arts, with hosts and honorees such as Betty White, Regis Philbin, Kathie Lee Gifford, Dr. Phil, and Katie Couric, just to name a few.
  • New York City Television & Video Week : 5 events over 3 days where over 2,500 of the television industry’s executives gather for education, information and unparalleled networking. This role provides excellent exposure to anyone who wants experience in event management. You will have the opportunity to see how large events are developed and executed. Plus, you will be in contact with leading media executives.

Primary Responsibilities:

Pre-event

  • Assist with managing event registration and logistics for 10+ events
  • Collate supplier communications
  • Assist department director and managers to reconcile all supplier and miscellaneous bills.
  • Work with Sales Director on sponsorship tracking and fulfillment

On-site

  • Assist with managing event registration and logistics for 10+ events
  • Collate supplier communications
  • Assist department director and managers to reconcile all supplier and miscellaneous bills.
  • Work with Sales Director on sponsorship tracking and fulfillment

Post-event

  • Work with Director Events on supplier wrap up, closing the budget, collecting open invoices and P.O’s

Preferred Academic Majors:

  • Communications
  • Marketing
  • Hospitality Management

Requirements:

  • Must currently be enrolled in a college program
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Outstanding organization and attention to detail
  • Ability to organize large quantities of material
  • Ability to maintain calendar and manage individuals toward their due dates
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize responsibilities appropriately
  • Ability to work both collaboratively and independently
  • Motivated and proactive
  • Computer skills: Windows 7, Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint

Internship: Radius Book Group

Radius Book Group is currently looking to fill an internship position for Summer 2017. The position is scheduled to start immediately.

Based in New York City, Radius Book Group, which is a division of Diversion Book Corporation, provides book publishing services to independent publishers. The summer intern for Radius will be responsible for handling market research and providing general assistance for the group. The intern may work remotely and schedule regular meetings as is mutually convenient.

The position is unpaid but available for course credit.


If you are interested in applying, please e-mail your resume to Mark Fretz at mark@radiusbookgroup.com. Include a cover letter indicating your interest as well.

Internship: Rizzoli

Rizzoli, a renowned international art publisher based in Manhattan, seeks intern in Publicity Department.  Impeccable English, visual eye with attention to detail, excellent organizational skills, and knowledge of art essential.  Confident phone manner and communication skills, as well as both PC and Mac computer familiarity, are required.

Interns will learn how a book gets shepherded through publicity from beginning to end.

While this is an unpaid position, there is opportunity for course credit, and they internship offers flexible days/hours.

About the companyRizzoli International Publications specializes in high-quality and luxury art, architecture, design, lifestyle, photography, and culinary titles. Universe Publishing, a Rizzoli imprint, publishes more economically priced books in the same categories, plus pop culture and humor titles. Rizzoli also distributes English-language art and photography books by French publisher Editions Flammarion and Italian publishers Skira Editore and Mondadori.

If interested in applying, please send resume with your internship availability to nheneghan@rizzoliusa.com.  Candidates will be contacted for interviews. 

New York, NY

Seeking Full-Time Editorial Assistant

Founded in 1982, Peter Lang Publishing/USA is the North American division of the Peter Lang International Academic Publishing Group. The company, headquartered in downtown Manhattan, specializes in the publication of advanced textbooks in education, media & communication, and Black studies for classroom use, as well as monographs in the humanities and social sciences.

All books published by the New York office are peer-reviewed scholarly texts marketed to libraries worldwide through book reviews, new book bulletins, and conference displays. The New York office also promotes its textbook list to professors for classroom adoptions using email, direct mail, and a variety of other promotional tools. We produce a multidisciplinary catalog twice a year featuring the latest education, media & communication, and Black studies books for classroom use. Our books are available through Peter Lang and most major library wholesalers.

Minimum Requirements:

• Bachelor’s degree
• Exceptional communication skills
• Outstanding organizational and interpersonal skills
• Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications and Windows OS
• Ability to prioritize, meet deadlines, and work both independently and in a small team environment
• Keen attention to detail, including proofreading skills
• Punctual, reliable, resourceful, and proactive
• Previous experience with academic publishing preferred
• Experience with Klopotek
• Love of books
• Delightful personality

Responsibilities Include:

• Manage editorial processes, including peer review for new proposals
• Prepare final manuscripts for handover to production, ensuring accepted projects comply with editorial, production, and legal requirements
• Process manuscripts with Library of Congress, Copyright Office, and CIP
• Monitor and update internal databases and maintain internal files
• Liaise with authors and colleagues in sales, marketing, production, design, and editorial
• Process and archive documents, including legal agreements
• Perform market research as directed by acquiring editor
• Provide general administrative assistance

If you are interested in applying for this position, please send your cover letter and resume to Sarah Bode at sarah.bode@plang.com.

New York, NY

Seeking Literary Agency Summer Intern

Inkwell Management was formed in 2004 through the merger of Arthur Pine Associates, Inc., Carlisle & Company and Witherspoon Associates. The partnership has a combined 65 years of experience representing best-selling authors worldwide. InkWell works closely with its clients and their publishers to develop effective promotional campaigns, garnering maximum attention and respect within the industry and with the reading public. InkWell is active in intellectual property licensing, brand name development, and building strong alliances with television networks, movie studios, independent producers, and marketing and advertising companies.

Minimum Requirements:

• Should be articulate with a high level of interest in the publishing field.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills are necessary

Responsibilities Include:

• Assist with the reading and evaluation of queries and manuscripts
• Help with general administrative tasks which are designed to better understand the workings of a literary agency

The internship is unpaid. Please email cover letter and resume in the body of the email (no attachments) to: hiring@inkwellmanagement.com. Type in subject line: Summer 2017 Internship. No phone calls.

New York, NY

Seeking Full-Time Production Associate

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading US trade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. A global publishing company based in France, Hachette Livre is a subsidiary of the French media company, Lagardère. HBG is headquartered in New York, with offices in Boston, MA; Lebanon, IN; Nashville, TN; Boulder, CO; Philadelphia, PA; and Berkeley, CA. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON.

Minimum Requirements:

• College degree
• 1-2 years experience in manufacturing
• Highly organized, detail oriented, creative, flexible, and able to prioritize
• Thorough, accurate, and articulate verbal and written communication skills
• Can collaborate well with a diverse team of internal and external stakeholders
• Not intimidated by technological advances and new systems. Can utilize technology where appropriate to improve workflow
• Elementary color assessment skills with the ability to provide basic instruction and color correction directives
• Proficiency in Excel, basic math, calculating, analyzing and organizing data
• Comfortable in both PC and Mac platforms. Adobe Creative Suite skills a plus
• Experience with Digital Asset Management systems
• Seeks continuous improvement and innovative solutions
• Maintains grace under pressure in a high-energy, fast-paced environment

Responsibilities Include:

• Effectively and efficiently coordinates all phases of book production and manufacturing from composition, prepress, printing and binding through final delivery
• Work closely with all vendors to manager supplier performance and ensure schedule, quality and budget requirements are met
• Monitors production schedules through coordination with outside vendors as well as all relevant in-house departments to ensure on-time delivery
• Traffics and color correct proofs and attend press checks, if necessary, with supervision
• Prepare and update budgets and cost estimates both seasonally and on a title-by-title basis
• Creates ebooks (in varying formats) in-house and through vendors as needed
• Attends and participates in regular production meetings
• Analyzes production specifications in order to propose cost-saving measures
• Communicates alternative specifications to editorial and design departments
• Works under minimal supervision, keeping Manager and imprint informed of any service disruption or vendor quality issues
• Communicates such issues to the vendor in collaboration with Manager
• Prepares cost estimates, purchase orders and shipping instructions from HBG’s title management system
• Maintains accurate specification and scheduling information in company databases
• Performs other duties as assigned

If you are interested in this position, apply through the website.

New York, NY

Seeking Part-Time Digital Production Intern

Sirius XM Holdings Inc. is the largest radio company measured by revenue and has more than 30.6 million subscribers. SiriusXM creates and offers commercial-free music; premier sports and live events; news and comedy; exclusive talk and entertainment; and a wide variety of Latin commercial-free music, sports, and talk programming. SiriusXM is available in vehicles from every major car company in the U.S. and smartphones and other connected devices, as well as online at siriusxm.com.

Minimum Requirements:

• You must be 18 years of age or older.
• Student must be enrolled in a U.S. based college, university or trade school

Responsibilities Include:

• Serve as the primary coordinator and communicator for several digital projects
• Collaborate with multiple project teams across marketing, creative and IT teams
• The focus of this role is to research, identify and execute solutions to improve our website experiences to acquire and engage our customers
• Projects will include exercises in reviewing the interpreting data, competitor analysis, presenting findings to digital business, including digital analytics, acquisition marketing (SEO, social), optimizing customer experiences and conversions and content publishing.

If you are interested in applying, click here and find the link to apply.

New York, NY

Seeking Full-Time Literary Agency Assistant

Established in 1928, McIntosh & Otis (M&O), Inc. is a full-service literary agency located in New York. M&O represents a broad range of adult and children’s fiction and non-fiction, including many bestsellers, literary icons, Pulitzer Prize and National Book Award winners. In addition to representing the subsidiary rights for its own clients, M&O also represents the sale of subsidiary rights for Louisiana State University Press. M&O is committed to working with writers to develop their careers. Our agents are able to provide detailed and substantive guidance to our clients throughout the publication process.

Minimum Requirements:

• Applicants should have a B.A.
• Strong written and verbal communication skills and a high level of interest in the publishing field
• Ability to work independently and on multiple tasks simultaneously in an organized manner
• Knowledge of rights or contracts and strong editorial skills are desirable
• Previous office experience is required, with a minimum of 1 year
• Experience in publishing handling similar tasks strongly preferred

Responsibilities Include:

• Reading and evaluating manuscripts
• Providing readers’ reports and synopses
• Managing submissions and correspondence
• General administrative duties

If you are interested in this position, please send a resume and cover letter to info@mcintoshandotis.com attn: Alecia Douglas.

Internship: 650

650 is searching for media and communications interns for the summer. The position is remote, and applicants are expected to 8-12 hours a week for school credit. Interns will be working primarily on social media, email marketing, and website maintenance.

650 is a showcase group that hosts spoken word and other book-related events. Though they have printed anthologies, their main niche is in readings and staged events that are made viewable via video archives, podcasts, and broadcasts.

Ideal candidates will have the following qualities:

  • Working knowledge of email servers such as MailChimp and HootSuite
  • Working knowledge of social media and blogging platforms, including WordPress
  • Working knowledge of PowerPoint and Excel

Intern responsibilities will include:

  • Email management
  • Establishing and/or maintaining social media platforms and profiles (ie Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, Instagram, and LinkedIn)
  • Event Promotion and ticket sales
  • Call for entries
  • Post-event promotion
  • Press releases/call for entries to trade media

Students interested in applying should send a cover letter and resume as soon as possible to info@Read650.com.

Internships: Roldale Inc.

Rodale Inc. is currently accepting applications for paid, part-time summer internships.

Roldale is an independent magazine publisher, responsible for some of the largest and most established health an wellness lifestyle brands. Their most popular titles include Women’s Health, Runner’s World, Bicycling, and Roldale’s Organic Life. Their internship experience is designed to provide a helpful boost to both an intern’s career development and personal enlightenment. They offer real world opportunities in editorial, design, advertising, marketing, online, public relations, and beyond.

Summer internships last 11 weeks from June through August. In addition to involvement within their assigned departments, interns participate in scheduled meet-and-greets and seminars with Rodale leadership, social events, and other networking opportunities. Interns must be able to commit to working on-site 30 hours per week.

To apply, check out open internships on their career oppurtunities page. Selecting a role will take you to a page with further details on the position. Applications are accepted either through LinkedIn or by registering for a free account on their website.