Exciting Summer Magazine Internship Avaible for Summer 2011!

Established in 1981, SHAPE is the largest active lifestyle magazine for women in the world. With more than six million print readers and a website that attracts one million visitors each month, SHAPE is considered a trusted resource for health and fitness information, sophisticated beauty and fashion editorial, and inspirational steps for positive change.

Internship Information:

  • Summer Advertising Sales Intern for School Credit

SHAPE Magazine Advertising Sales department is seeking a part-time (maximum 20 hours per week) intern to assist staff in many projects and administrative duties. The intern will have a unique opportunity to learn about sales and marketing at SHAPE.

This position presents a great opportunity to learn about the publishing industry, which now exists beyond print to also include online, mobile, TV, consumer events, licensed products and more — all centered around the iconic, authoritative and ever-expanding SHAPE brand.


  • Provide General assistance with Ad Sales, including, but not limited to:
  • Organizing new and archived issues and mailing issues and Media Kits to clients and agencies when requested.
  • Data entry including entering agency/client contacts into Sales Reps Contact Lists and Shape’s Complimentary Subscription database.
  • Help prep sales reps for meetings and conference calls (tab issues, prepare gift bags, bind presentations, etc)
  • Assisting with set-up of client meetings in office and on site when necessary
  • Make appointments for Sales Reps and Publisher meetings (lunches, dinners, mani/pedis, etc.)
  • Copy and file Insertion Orders, Expense Reports, etc.
  • Messenger magazines, packages, gift bags, etc. when neccessary

Qualifications – A current college student with the ability to receive credit for their internship – Excellent written and verbal communication skills. – Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Word & PowerPoint. – Strong organization and time management skills as well as the ability to multitask. – Team player with a strong work ethic.

To Apply – Please send Resume and Cover Letter in an email to Tess McCarthy (tmccarthy@shape.com), Executive Assistant to Brian Gruseke, Publisher of Shape Magazine. Please CC Professor Denning (jkinneydenning@pace.edu) in your application emails.

New Open Positions at Taylor and Francis


Title Manager Department Comments
1. Production Editor Michael Morales Garland Science
2. Editor, Sociology Steve Rutter Editorial-SS *Closing Date – 5/9/11
3. Permissions Coordinator Christina Taranto Sales

* Please contact Ms. Flores if you have any questions.

Production Editor – Garland Science -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Garland Science/Taylor & Francis Group is seeking a talented and experienced Production Editor to join our team. The Production Editor will receive final text manuscript, figures, and a print book design developed by the authors and the editorial team and manage the development of this source material into a published print book and multiple eBook formats.  This role requires both the ability to do the work “hands on” using the software tools and the ability to manage vendors through the production process.  Our books are rich in 4-color vector graphics, and a technical facility with programs such as Adobe Illustrator and InDesign is a must; an understanding of eBook formats is also required.  A strong interest in the life sciences is preferred.

Editor, Sociology – Routledge Editorial -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Routledge, one of the preeminent publishers of books and journals in the Humanities and Social Sciences, has an exciting opportunity for a new acquisitions editor in sociology and related social sciences disciplines / subject matters.  The successful candidate will have, either previous acquisitions editing experience, preferably in sociology or other social sciences, or sales experience in the college publishing industry in the United States.  Working with a team of experienced editorial and sales/marketing professionals, the position’s fundamental goal is to grow sales and profitability very considerably in the undergraduate and graduate college course markets.

Permissions Coordinator – Sales -GENERAL OVERVIEW:

Rights and permissions administrative support position.  Coordinator of daily permissions activity with primary objective of optimization of fees, automated handling of requests and maintenance of standards.  Would be chiefly responsible for BP database administration, title & contract research and routing, and customer response.

Jessica Flores, PHR
Human Resources
Taylor and Francis Group
270 Madison Avenue
New York, NY 10016
Fax: 212-561-6623
Email: jessica.flores@taylorandfrancis.com

Two Digital Sales Support Positions Open at Conde Nast

Conde NastThese positions are a great starting point for someone interested in the business side of publishing, particularly digital.

The positions are usually temporary to permanent, at $17 an hour. There is a chance for a permanent position for someone with prior experience. These are NOT Sales Assistant positions (i.e. making reservations and getting Starbucks). They are a stepping stone generally into Account Managing or Marketing:

Digital Sales Associate

  • Proficiency in Excel and all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Utilize the PeopleSoft sales system to:
    • Check inventory availability
    • Hold inventory
    • Enter Insertion Orders
    • Enter campaign optimizations
    • Maintain Weekly Estimates for Sales Rep
  • Complete Creative Services Forms:
    • Job Initiation Forms, or JIFs
  • Campaign management responsibilities:
    • Create detailed tracking sheets for each campaign
    • Weekly tracking of all campaigns
    • Weekly Third Party tracking of all applicable campaigns
  • Work closely with Sales Planner and Ad Operations to:
    • Launch all campaigns
    • Monitor delivery
    • Implement all optimizations
  • Responsible for weekly updates of the following:
    • Campaign prospects
    • Call reports for Sales Representative(s)
    • Client contacts
  • Hold weekly campaign review meetings with Ad Operations Representative(s) and Sales Planner
  • Work with Finance, Ad Operations and Inventory teams on approval of all campaigns
  • Update monthly Third Party Billing worksheet
  • Gather screen shots for all ad placements
  • Serve as the point of contact in Sales for billing discrepancies
  • Generate in/out of-town monthly T&E reports for Sales Rep
  • Pull basic research runs for MediaMetrix, @Plan and Advertising Database

Digital Sales Planner

  • Proficiency in Excel and all other Microsoft Office applications
  • Manage all campaigns from start to finish
  • Oversee Sales Associate counterpart
  • Responsible for the creation of the following for all RFPs/campaigns:
    • Media Plans
    • Client Decks
    • Wrap reports
  • Recommend optimizations to clients based on performance
  • Work closely with Sales Associate and Ad Operations to:
    • Launch all campaigns
    • Monitor delivery
    • Implement all optimizations
  • Serve as the day to day client contact for all advertising campaigns
  • Write business correspondence for existing and new clients
  • Create and continually update campaign management document
  • Generate Marketing and Creative Services requests when needed
  • Hold weekly campaign review meetings with Ad Operations Representative and Sales Associate
  • Send weekly tracking updates (provided by Sales Associate) to client
  • Work with Sales Associate and Finance team to reconcile billing discrepancies
  • Accompany Sales Representative on select sales calls
  • Experience Required:
    • Bachelor’s Degree
    • 1 – 2 years minimum experience in a Digital Media role:
    • Digital Sales Assistant and/or
    • Digital experience at a Media Agency

Interested candidates should send their resumes and cover letters to Mallary_Vanhorne@condenast.com AND Maggie_Morris@condenast.com

Open Summer Position at HarperCollins Childrens

HC Children's

HarperCollins Childrens is looking for a qualified candidate to fill a temporary summer part-time paid position opening in a Children’s Editorial group.

The commitment is three consecutive days a week, from 10-5. Responsibilities include general administrative tasks, as well as:

  • Taking dictations via phone for Editor-at-Large and typing emails to send on his behalf
  • Sending faxes, packages (via UPS or messenger), and art for safe return.
  • Xeroxing, Collating papers, Meeting Preparation
  • Light Correspondence to authors, agents, literary scouts and in-house staff (such as memos for routing materials)
  • Sales charts, grids and competitive title research
  • Archiving, Shredding, Organizational Projects
  • CTBing books, pulling reviews from DAM, Staples Orders

If interested, please contact Rebecca Alimena, HR Manager, at rececca.alimena@HARPERCOLLINS.com

Simon & Schuster Seeks Entry-Level Candidates


Simon & Schuster has recently added 5 new entry-level positions to their careers website, and are currently seeking potential candidates.

Four of the positions are as Editorial Assitants for the Gallery, Touchstone, Scribner, and Emily Bestler Books imprints. The last position is for a Production Assistant that would be responsible for trafficking and distributing materials, interacting with outside vendors, securing and submitting estimates, and interacting with Design and Copyediting departments to manage bound galley process for two imprints.

More information about these positions can be found via their careers website.

If you’re interested in any of these positions, please send your resume and cover letter to Professor Denning, and she’ll forward your information to the appropriate parties at S&S. Good luck!