RobbReport.com Fall internship

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Dear Potential Candidates,

RobbReport.com. is seeking an editorial intern, who is a motivated student with strong writing skills and attention to detail.

Details

Position: Part time editorial intern 15 to 20 hours per week, $10 per hour.

Start date: ASAP

Length: Fall semester

Overall: This internship is an opportunity to get hands-on experience at a media company working on both the print content and website.

Duties: The role involves supporting the executive editor, style in researching for stories; assisting on photo shoots; requesting and trafficking samples; researching and writing credits for the magazine; writing short stories for the RobbReport.com website.

If you are interested please contact Jill Newman.(jilln@robbreport.com)

Scribe Inc. Job Opportunity

ScribeNetScribe seeks a dynamic, technically savvy, Editorial Developer to assist in the development of our editorial processes and training. A candidate must possess solid editorial skills and be adept at electronic publishing. Following a period of training in Scribe’s basic methodology and approach, the Editorial Developer will be responsible for developing the methods, approaches to accessibility, changes in sequence, and other processes that will be needed to successfully develop publications in computer-driven publishing. The Editorial Developer will work collaboratively with our editorial staff to develop, test, document, and train Scribe and subscriber staff in the methods we develop.

Duties:

  • Editing publications
  • Develop editorial processes (including testing and documentation)
  • Train editors

Qualifications:

Candidates must be focused, highly organized, computer savvy, and have strong copyediting skills. Advanced use of Microsoft Word, knowledge of the standard style guides, and full comfort in electronic workflows are necessary. An ideal candidate will be excited by current developments in publishing, especially electronic books. Knowledge
of HTML, XML, experience delivering professional training, or fluency in another language (especially Spanish) is preferred.

Location: Dania Beach, FL or Philadelphia, PA
Salary and Benefits: Salary is commensurate with duties and ability. Standard Scribe benefits package includes health insurance, a retirement plan, and vacation time.
Contact: Send a resume and cover letter to Mark Fretz via e-mail at mfretz@scribenet.com

YOUR EXPERT NATION Job Opportunity

 

YOUR EXPERT NATIONYOUR EXPERT NATION Inc is a full-service marketing firm, launched by book publishing veteran Bridget Marmion in Spring 2012 and working with industry experts around the country.  Our clients include publishers, writers interested in supporting the marketing and publicity professionals on their publisher’s team, or writers planning to publish their own work. Your Expert Nation offers marketing, publicity, social media including set up, coaching, and strategic services, as well as a series of Events.

DUTIES: The Project Manager/Executive Assistant will be expected to perform an equal blend of project management and administrative Tasks. You would maintain the current, in place processes to help the office and multiple projects run smoothly. Our experienced new colleague would be expected to suggest improvements that will increase productivity.

Provide administrative support of all sorts, which includes keeping the project management (Solve 360) database current, and using its features to maintain and track office and Project/Expert workflow. Responsibilities would include tracking Proposal/Project flow of each project and general follow up.

There will be increased responsibility in campaigns and client contact based on candidate’s experience, interest and ability.  This would include a role in assembling and promoting our popular bi-monthly event, our CONFERENCE ROOM CONFAB series.  Admin tasks include setting up, attending and minutes for our important weekly, quarterly and annual meetings, Expert/Client meetings in person and/or via Webex calls, plus misc follow up with the campaign team; tracking Project fees and payments; general back up for a busy company owner.

Have you been down-sized recently or retired early but still want to work with Authors and marketing professionals, but at 24 hours a week, not 60 hours a week:)? We’re looking for someone interested in marketing in this ever-changing world and willing to wear a few hats in our small firm, to help us ‘bring more eyes to the work’ of a growing list of clients and to move our great projects along efficiently.

This is a part-time job, 24 hours a week, working in the YEN office off Union Square, in office two days, ideally on Monday and Wednesday, 10:00-4:00. Days can be discussed. Working remotely for the balance of the hours.  The salary is $480 a week. W-9 form is provided. ONLY THOSE ABLE TO COMMIT TO A LONG-TERM PART-TIME JOB (MINIMUM OF 18 MONTHS) SHOULD APPLY FOR THIS POSITION.  Position available September 1.

Requirements for the position:

  • Project Management and extensive office experience
  • Experience in book publishing
  • Highly organized
  • Discreet and reliable
  • Experienced in Misc Office Procedures and Systems, databases. Solve 360 coaching provided
  • PC and Mac experience
  • Excel, Microsoft Office, PowerPoint
  • Social Media Sophistication a Plus
  • Marketing Experience a Plus
  • Photo/Design Experience a Plus
  • Event Management Experience a Plus
  • Tech/Computer Trouble Shooting Skills a Plus

Please e-mail Prof. Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu for more information on how to apply.

Job Opportunity

Thieme Medical PublishersTitle: Editorial Assistant

Type: Full-Time

Location: New York, NY

Description: Thieme Publishers Inc., an award-winning international medical and science publisher, seeks a well-organized and creative candidate as an Editorial Assistant in our Educational publishing group who will support our acquisitions and developmental editorial team in its management of authors and manuscripts in medicine, dentistry, and communication sciences.  With changes to medical school curriculum and the adoption of digital technologies in education, it is an exciting time of growth for our education group. The Editorial Assistant will work primarily with our internal team, and occasionally with authors who are significant contributors to their fields, to create books, e-books, online learning programs, and ancillary content for the same such as supporting videos and animations, slidedecks, and assessments.

Major Responsibilities include:

  • Assists Acquisitions Editors with administrative tasks related to signing contract including contracts, financial forms, and records, for signing new and revision projects.
  • Assists Acquisition Editors in creating documents needed for internal presentations.
  • Works with Developmental Editors to distribute author instructions/ reminders and to obtain manuscripts.
  • Supports team by maintaining internal team records of all current projects and internal company records of same projects.
  • Acts as general liaison for inter-departmental communications from Marketing, Customer Service, and e-Products.
  • Assists with the development of translation projects

The Editorial Assistant collaborates with:

  • the editorial services department to ensure accurate delivery of final manuscript and ensure on-time publication of high-quality products in print and digital form
  • the e-product development group on content flow to and feature development for our e-platforms
  • marketing and sales departments to provide information to support the development of marketing plans, promotional messages and sales meetings
  • customer service and operations staff to assist them in ensuring that accurate product information is available to  all customers

Required Skills and Background:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Self-starter with strong organizational and project management skills and the ability to juggle multiple ongoing projects at once in a fast-paced and collaborative environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to form working relationships with a diverse set of stakeholders including authors, contributors, students, faculty, and internal team-members
  • Interest in and ability to think creatively about the fields of physical and life sciences a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required. Knowledge of Adobe Acrobat, Creative Suite, and XML a plus.

For more information on how to apply, please e-mail Professor Jane Denning at jdenning@pace.edu.

Job Opportunity

Sarah Lazin Books

Company: Sarah Lazin Books
Title: Office Manager and Agency Assistant/Associate
Location: New York, NY

Sarah Lazin Books, a boutique literary agency in New York, seeks an agent assistant/associate and office manager with 2-3 years office experience. At least one year prior related experience in book publishing is essential, as well as a strong editorial background.

Candidate will be responsible for day-to-day needs of a small but active office. Duties will include:

  • financial work (keeping track of office bills, royalties, and author payments).
  • some computer and tech support.
  • handling permissions, foreign and subsidiary rights.
  • Reading submissions and providing editorial reports, as well as helping with author proposals.
  • routine office work (filing, phones, mailings, updating website).

This is a perfect position to learn everything about the literary agent business; you will get to know authors and editors, and will be encouraged, in time, to develop your own clients.

Ideal candidate is an articulate, patient, organized, and very detail-oriented self-starter capable of juggling multiple book projects and office management tasks on a daily basis, while working independently. You must be very comfortable handling finances and basic accounting. Knowledge of Quickbooks preferred, but will provide training if necessary.

Salary commensurate with experience. Please respond by e-mail with your resume and cover letter to amanda@lazinbooks.com. Hiring immediately.