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”

Internship | Start Publishing

Start Publishing | Summer 2018 Publishing Internship

Location: Jersey City, NJ
Position: Internship
Experience: Entry-level

Start Media LLC is a “media company with interests in exhibition, feature film production and financing, content discovery technology, and publishing.” It has produced movies such as Morten Tyldum’s Passengers and Anna Boden and Ryan Fleck’s It’s Kind Of A Funny Story. Start Publishing publishes “high quality titles in a variety of fiction niches, including science fiction, fantasy, thrillers, and romance.” It has eight imprints and a library of more than 6,000 titles, some of which have won Hugo, Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and Locus Awards. Continue reading “Internship | Start Publishing”

Jobs & Internships | May 3 – 10

Thrillist | Editorial Assistant

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

Thrillist is an online magazine and newsletter that publishes articles about “the very best food, drink, and fun from across the country and around the world.” It’s published by Group Nine Mediaone of the world’s largest digital-first media companies. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | May 3 – 10”