Spring Internship Opportunity!

Downtown Bookworks is a children’s publishing and packaging company whose mission is to raise a new generation of book lovers such that every one of their books is carefully designed to engage, inspire, and feel good in small hands. They would like to hire an intern to work in their office two days a week.

If you are really smart and resourceful, willing and eager to learn everything there is to know about children’s book publishing, and excited by the idea of joining a small, growing company, keep reading. The internship at Downtown Bookworks will involve:

  • Research and writing on a range of subjects from history, science, and nature to kids’ crafts and activities
  • Editing, fact-checking, and proofreading
  • Marketing and publicity through social and digital media as well as print
  • Compiling art and photo logs
  • And even arts and crafts projects, components sourcing, and much more

Their dream candidate is creative, detail-oriented, technically savvy, and easygoing. The office is busy and buzzing – an excellent place to dive in and really learn the business by doing a bit of everything.

To apply for this internship position, please email your cover letter and resume to Julie Merberg at julie@downtownbookworks.com. Please copy (CC) Professor Denning at  jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Marketing Intern Opportunity!

Springer Publishing Company seeks an intern to work part-time (two days per week) through the spring semester (January-May) in their fast-paced marketing department.  They are an independent academic publisher with a growing books and journals publishing program. A monthly stipend will be paid to the qualifying intern.

Duties will include:

  • Post and monitor Springer Publishing Company on Facebook and Twitter, and research expanding followers across all social media platforms
  • Fulfill review copy requests, enter reviews into the database, and research potential new publicity outlets
  • Create and edit marketing materials for sponsorships and exhibitions
  • Draft, review, and post blog entries
  • Aid in customer prospect list-building
  • Revise and refine website copy
  • General office assistance

Requirements:

  • Current college student or recent graduate
  • Self-starter with creativity and attention to detail
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be a team-player who can work with others
  • A strong interest in marketing
  • Good computer skills, including Outlook, Excel, and Word
  • The ideal candidate will be smart, versatile, and comfortable in a fairly fluid role

If interested, please e-mail your resume and cover letter to Chris Hardin, Marketing Manager, at chardin@springerpub.com by December 23rd. Please copy (CC) Professor Denning at  jkinneydenning@pace.edu.

Intern Wanted Immediately!

McGraw-Hill Education is currently seeking candidates who will help raise awareness of their free platform and expand their member base on campuses around the country. Prospective interns must have a strong interest in social media, marketing, event planning, education, PR, and overall web 2.0 start-up operations. The position is unpaid; however, the intern will receive a daily lunch stipend and monthly metro card. Hours are flexible, and the position would hopefully extend through the winter.

In order to qualify for the position, candidates must have: Web 2.0 knowledge, experience with Excel, excellent written and communication skills, previous marketing/PR experience (not compulsory, but advantageous), and a 3.0 GPA.

The primary tasks of the position include:

  • Researching and planning campus grassroots marketing campaigns for the fall semester
  • Recruiting campus ambassadors for spring
  • Supporting the marketing team with strategic development and implementation
  • Supporting the sales team with research and outreach
  • Supporting social media marketing efforts – Twitter, Facebook, Blogs, etc.
  • Administrative work including site maintenance activities and notes moderation

Please email your resume to kevin_cafaro@mcgraw-hill.com with a brief paragraph explaining why you would like to join the team.

Guest Lecturer on Online Marketing!

When: Tuesday, October 25th, 6:00PM

Where: M.S. in Publishing Lab – Room 806

Professor Bachiman has arranged for Leith El-Hassan, the Ad Council’s Vice President of Media Marketing & Distribution Services, to conduct a lecture on the principles and practices of online marketing. The Ad Council is a non-profit organization that issues public service announcements on behalf of other establishments, including non-profits and government agencies.

El-Hassan intends to focus on how the media uses different websites to access specific information and how they gear the sites and sections of each site towards the media’s individual needs. Based on research, data mining, surveys, and direct feedback, he is able to ascertain user’s needs.

The lecture is open to all interested students. If you plan on attending, please notify Professor Bachiman by October 23; her e-mail is jbachiman@pace.edu.

Fall Internship Opportunity Available Immediately!

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Berghahn Books is an independent scholarly publisher in the humanities and social sciences, with a focus on History, Anthropology, Politics & Economics, and Film Studies. They are currently looking for a Marketing intern for 2-3 days a week. The experience requires a responsible person who can handle multiple responsibilities in a small-firm environment, and the position will involve assisting with a range of tasks from market research to database work.

If you are interested, please send a resume and cover letter to Abigail Major at abigail.major@berghahnbooks.com.