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.

Job Opportunity | Operations Manager for BISG

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Book Industry Study Group | Operations Manager

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time

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.” Continue reading “Job Opportunity | Operations Manager for BISG”

The M.S. in Publishing Program Hosts Chinese Media Executives

By Kirsten D. Sandberg, Adjunct Professor

For two weeks, from September 25 to October 5, Pace University hosted a delegation of Chinese media executives from Jiangsu province. They came to meet their counterparts in New York and learn current best-practices in publishing (digital technology) and broadcasting. Continue reading “The M.S. in Publishing Program Hosts Chinese Media Executives”

BISG’s Conference “Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Publishing”

 The BOOK INDUSTRY STUDY GUILD is happy to invite Pace MS in Publishing students and faculty to attend BISG’s general conference Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Publishing conference taking place on Feb. 7th, from 9am to 2pm at the Yale Club located at 50 Vanderbilt Avenue in New York City. Breakfast and registration will occur between 8:00 and 9:00 AM.

 

“For the past two years, higher education publishing professionals have gathered for Making Information Pay for Higher Ed Publishing, a half-day conference exploring the migration from print to digital in higher education publishing.  In addition to featuring new results from BISG’s ongoing Student Attitudes Toward Content in Higher Education survey, the 2013 program will provide an array of data-rich presentations offering new insights into the unfolding digital transformation.”

 

Click Here for more information about the conference.

 

BISG is offering 10 complimentary passes for this conference to students/faculty from the MS in Publishing program. 

 

 How To Request A Complimentary PassTo request a complimentary pass, students/faculty can send their name/title/affiliation/email address to Nadine Vassallo at nadine@bisg.org. She will take care of the RSVP at no charge and be sure the person is set up to receive confirmation emails and reminders about the event.