Sudaquia Internship!

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Publishing Marketing Internship

Sudaquia Editores is looking for an unpaid, part-time publishing marketing intern, to work in our dynamic team. Ideal candidates are self-starters who can work independently and collaboratively; have writing, research and communication skills in English and Spanish; are creative thinkers; and have a strong interest in contemporary Latin-American literature in Spanish.

We don’t have formal “departments” at Sudaquia Editores, so our interns have the opportunity to participate in a wide range of tasks –ranging from editorial to publicity / marketing, to production, and everything between.

The ideal candidate should be familiar with various social media platforms (including but not limed to Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, Goodreads, Booklikes). As intern, you will be asked to:

  • Write press releases for books, events and promotions.
  • Create and manage online marketing campaigns targeting readers (of books in Spanish), libraries, bookstores, and college students and teachers.
  • Contribute in the management of ours social media platforms, creating engaging content, most of it in Spanish.
  • Write and publish original content in Spanish including books reviews, and updates in our website, Sudaquia.net

Note that publishing marketing intern will not work exclusively on publishing and marketing and will be ask to do other administrative chores around the office.

Qualifications

  • Bachelors Degree related to Communications
  • Outstanding knowledge of Spanish and English languages. Better if Spanish native speaker.
  • Active interest in Latin-American literature and books in Spanish.
  • Experience designing promotional and marketing material.
  • Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator), and Microsoft Office.
  • Keen attention to detail and ability to multitask while maintaining a sense of humor.
  • Natural to Internet research and Social Media interaction.

Si estás interesado envianos tu carta de presentación, y una copia de tu currículo a central@sudaquia.net.

If you are interested send your cover letter, and a copy of your CV to central@sudaquia.net.

Job Alert! Publishing Assistant at Milkweed Editions

Milkweed Editions Seeks a Publishing Assistant

 

About the Position

Milkweed Editions, one of the nation’s leading independent book publishers, seeks a publishing assistant. The publishing assistant works under the direction of the publisher & CEO and in close collaboration with the managing director and editor. Responsibilities include coordinating the manuscript review process, assisting in the evaluation and acquisition of manuscripts, preparing final manuscripts for production, working closely with the editor throughout the production process, seeking and granting permissions, maintaining correspondence with authors, agents, and other publishers, and generally assisting in all aspects of the editorial process. The publishing assistant will also support other departments on an as-needed basis.

The Ideal Candidate

A love of literature is essential, as are identification with our mission and excitement about our list. Ideal candidates will be well organized, capable of multitasking, and widely read. Superior communication and writing skills are essential. We seek candidates who are highly collaborative, and curiosity about every aspect of the publishing process will be helpful.

Experience in publishing is preferred, but not required. Graphic design skills are a plus.

Application

This is a full-time, exempt position with benefits. Compensation will be determined based on experience.

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and one writing sample (2 pages maximum, ideally a press release or other example of copywriting skills), by December 11, 2015. Send materials via e-mail, addressed to joey_mcgarvey@milkweed.org, using your name as the name of your file (i.e., lastnamecover.doc; lastnameresume.doc), and including publishing assistant in the subject line. No phone calls, please.

It is the policy of Milkweed Editions to afford equal employment opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, creed, religion, sex, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, status as a disabled veteran, status with regard to public assistance, or any other protected class recognized by applicable laws.