Entry-Level Publishing Position Roundup


  • MacMillan seeks an Editorial Assistant to work in an academic and trade non-fiction capacity.

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  • Penguin Group is looking for a Managing Editorial Assistant to help maintain schedules, price listings, dates, and other information for titles in several imprints.

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  • Babble.com needs an Editorial Assistant to write copy and prepare articles for the large mom-oriented website.

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Paid Digital Design Position Available at Meredith

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Meredith (http://www.meredith.com/), a leading national media and marketing company,  is looking for temporary employees to work on developing some of their titles for the iPad.

The work is in digital design/production and will most likely start late December or early January. This is a temporary, paid position and they are interested in candidate with digital design/production skills.

If you are interested, please send resumes and cover letters to ksandler1@gmail.com with the subject: Meredith/Pace Temp Design/Prod.

Great Resume-Building Opportunity at the WNBA

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The Women’s National Book Association–New York Chapter

Company Profile:
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. WNBA is national in its scope and is comprised of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA promotes reading and supports the role of women in the community of the book beginning in 1917.

Our members—women and men who work with and value words—represent all aspects of the book industry. We are authors and writers, editors and publishers, librarians and booksellers, agents and publicists, designers and illustrators, and book production and management professionals.

Job Title: Student Representative for WNBA-New York Chapter

Industry: Non-Profit

Time Frame: December 2010 until May 2011

Description of Work:
The Student Representative will be working directly with chapter president as well as providing assistance to board members and committee chairs on planning, organization, and provide extra hands-on help at chapter events.
The successful candidate will enjoy working with people has excellent communication and organization skills well as prior customer service background would be helpful.
This board-approved position is almost entirely online in nature, so experience in working independently is critical.  The Student Representative will be also required to attend chapter board meetings to contribute ideas and provide constructive feedback with regard to our initiative toward growing NYC chapter membership.

Student Representative will be asked to advise the board on matters of interest to young publishing professionals who are just beginning their publishing careers.

Intern Qualifications:
As planning chapter events/panels is very detailed work in terms of timing and proper execution, the Student Representative must be highly detail-oriented.  Along a very strong grasp of MS Word and Excel, candidate’s skill-set will include e-mail blasts and correspondence, and some mailing may also be required.

Company Web Address:
www.wnba-nyc.org (NYC Chapter)
www.wnba-books.org (National Organization)

How to Apply:
Email Resume and cover letter to Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu no later than Thursday, November 25th.