Kensington Publishing Marketing Coordinator Position

The Kensington Publishing Corporation has an opening for a Marketing Coordinator.

This role will work directly with the Director of Marketing to coordinate the design, production, and execution of support materials required by our sales force.

The position is responsible for coordinating the production of all sales support materials including, but not limited to, catalogs, monthly new release booklets, brochures and sell sheets; researching title information and transferring to usable sales and marketing materials; Maintain and update monthly marketing grids; Coordinate all materials & presentations for seasonal launch, semi-annual sales meetings and trade shows; Oversee monthly master & bulk kit mailings. Interact with Creative Director, Editors, Sales Manager and Freelance copywriters to ensure the execution of these materials on time and to specification.

The ideal candidate will:

• Be a self-starter who is able to prioritize and multi-task a large amount of daily workflow

• Be proficient in all Microsoft office programs, particularly Power Point and Excel

• Coordinate between marketing and sales to obtain elements required for projects

• Be deadline oriented, and see all assigned projects to completion

• Internship/One year of experience in a Publishing, Advertising & Promotion, or Marketing

• Be able to work in a team environment with a variety of departments

• Support the day-to-day activities of the marketing department

• Familiarity with Quark, Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign experience a strong plus

Interested candidates should email their resumes to Lesleigh Irish-Underwood at lunderwood@kensingtonbooks.com

Also, Kensington Publishing is looking to fill this position quickly, so the sooner you apply, the higher your chances of being hired!

Freelancer Position at Dafina Books

A paid freelance reader position is available at Dafina Books, the African American imprint of Kensington Publishing.

Dafina publishes almost 100 books a year, and they are looking for a reader to help evaluate adult and YA fiction submissions and to write reader reports. An ideal candidate should be a fan of commercial fiction, have some knowledge of commercial African American fiction, and have a strong interest in the workings of an editorial department.

This freelance position is located in-house at Dafina Books, working 1 – 2 days a week.

If you are interested send your resume and cover letter to Ms. Selena James:

Selena James
Executive Editor, Dafina Books
Kensington Publishing Corp.
119 West 40th Street, 21st Floor | New York, NY 10018
sjames@kensingtonbooks.com
www.kensingtonbooks.com
www.kensingtonbooks.com/teenreads

A&E Seeking a Digital Media Assistant

This is a unique position for someone with strong computer skills who might like to enter the world of digital media:

A&E; Television Networks is looking to hire a NYC-based student for the following position.
Apply online at http://www.aetn.com/careers.html for
Job # 79489

Title: Digital Media Assistant
Department: Digital Media
Location: New York, NY
Type: Temporary
Position #: 79489

Description:
aetv.com/biography.com Fall Assistant

This position will be based in Manhattan (Chelsea).

A pair of top-rated cable television networks are seeking a production intern looking for a hands-on industry experience. This position is designed for a college level student interested in utilizing what he/she has learned in college and applying it to a real world setting and gaining experience in the digital media departments of these major television networks.

Some key tasks include:

– Efficiently updating Web content for aetv.com and biography.com (minor HTML editing, image sizing, etc. ), while maintaining high quality of execution

– Identifying trends in the digital marketplace, determining how best to apply them to aetv.com and biography.com

– Writing synopses for programs as needed – Strong writing skills (and the ability to deliver copy on time) are a must

– Improving SEO for aetv.com and biography.com

– Choosing videos to be promoted on YouTube and other external video outlets

– Working closely with Web Editor to complete tasks as assigned

Candidates should have skills in Microsoft Office, a familiarity with both networks and a passion for learning about digital media and the entertainment industry. Excellent proofreading and editing skills required. A proactive work style, sense of humor, creativity and pop culture knowledge will all be useful for this position. Knowledge of PhotoShop, TeamSite and Dreamweaver a plus.

Prerequisites: Majoring in a field related to the entertainment industry and/or digital media, an appreciation for television and the internet.

Writer/Editor Position at Pace

Basic Functions:
The Writer/Editor will be responsible for writing and proofreading copy for print and online material including both editorial and marketing products. He or she must be versatile and reliable and able to manage a project from concept to final production. The ideal candidate will possess: excellent proofreading and copyediting skills (familiar with Chicago Manual of Style and AP Stylebook); strong writing skills (both editorial copy and marketing copy); ability to meet deadlines and manage time; attention to detail; strong computer skills (familiarity with MS Office Suite and ideally some experience using Content Management Systems or HTML).

Position Qualifications:
-BA in English, Communications, or Marketing or equivalent degree with experience in the field
2+ years of editorial or publishing experience
-Copyediting and proofreading experience, including knowledge of proofreading and copyediting symbols and Chicago Manual of Style and AP Stylebook
-Experience writing effective copy
-Ability to communicate effectively, meet deadlines, and manage projects/time.

To apply click here.

Freelance Copy Editing Positions Available

A quickly growing publishing services firm is looking for copy editors. Most of their work is done for two major university presses. Experience copy editing monographs or shorter academic texts is preferable but not mandatory. Copy editing experience of some kind, however, is required. A copy editing test will be administered before any work is assigned. This is a freelance, telecommuting position.

Please send your cover letter/resume (DOC format only) to pett.fox.inc@gmail.com, attention Mark Fox.