Jobs & Internships | June 7 – 12

Macmillan | Assistant Editor

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level (1+ years)

Macmillan Publishing was founded by Daniel and Alexander Macmillan in London in 1843 and is another one of the Big 5 publishers. It has a number of imprints across the globe. Some of their U.S. publishers include Farrar, Straus and Giroux; Henry Holt and Company; Picador; St. Martin’s Press; Tor/Forge; Macmillan Audio; and Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group. Many of these publishers are based in New York City. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | June 7 – 12”

Jobs & Internships | Where to Search

It’s the beginning of summer and the perfect time to be searching for a job or an internship. This week, instead of listing available jobs and internships within the publishing industry, we thought it would be helpful to show you some of our favorite websites to go to for daily job listings. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Where to Search”

Internship | Publishers Marketplace

Publishers Marketplace | Social Media Intern

Location: New York, NY (Remote)
Position: Internship (Virtual)
Experience: Entry-level

Publishers Lunch is the largest-circulation news communication and a “daily essential read” for book publishing professionals and businesses across the world. It is associated with the Publishers Marketplace website, which provides daily news, reports, job listings, databases, and tools that help publishing professionals network and complete business tasks. Continue reading “Internship | Publishers Marketplace”

Internship | Book Industry Study Group

Book Industry Study Group | Summer 2018 Intern

Location: New York, NY
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

The Book Industry Study Group (BISG) is “a non-profit trade association that works to create a more informed, effective, and transparent supply chain for books and book-like products.”  Its membership includes trade, education, professional, and scholarly publishers, as well as distributors, wholesalers, retailers, manufacturers, service providers, and libraries. To date, about 200 companies are members of BISG, and they all work together to “help the industry run more effectively and efficiently.”

BISG is looking for a Summer Intern  to assist with administrative tasks, database management, and social media communications. This is a great opportunity to learn about operations and marketing in the book publishing industry. The chosen intern will work 20 hours/week and will be paid $12/hour.

Responsibilities:

  • Report to BISG’s Operations Manager: Complete a wide variety of tasks pertaining to the promotion and preparation of bi-monthy webinars, in-person events, and conferences

Requirements:

  • An undergraduate or graduate student, or a candidate with equivalent experience
  • Be self-motivated and enthusiastic about the book publishing industry
  • Strong work ethic and organizational skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of or an interest in metadata, rights, subject codes, or supply chain issues is a benefit, but not required
  • Familiarity with Excel, Google Suite, Twitter, and LinkedIn is strongly preferred

All interested candidates should submit a resume and cover letter to Maya Fakundiny (maya@bisg.org) by May 28, 2018.

Jobs & Internships | May 10 – 16

Berghahn Books | Assistant to the Managing Director

Location: Dumbo, Brooklyn
Position: Full-time
Experience: Entry-level

Berghahn Books is an independent publisher of scholarly books and journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences. It has over 40 journals, and publishes more than 100 titles each year in subjects such as Anthropology, Migration & Refugee Studies, Geography, History, and Film Studies. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | May 10 – 16”