Internships Alert! RosettaBooks

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Distribution Internship

The RosettaBooks Sales and Distribution Department is looking for an intern with industry, verve, and bibliophilia. This is an opportunity to get first-hand experience and training in print and ebook distribution logistics, production schedules, database management, and sales. Responsibilities include:

  • Using advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word and Microsoft Excel
  • Reviewing daily and weekly reports for metadata errors
  • Monitoring physical stock inventory
  • Processing special sales orders
  • Distributing books and metadata to retailers
  • Working with clients, vendors, and teammates to meet deadlines

We’re looking for reliable, technically savvy, detail-oriented applicants—but most importantly, we’re looking for someone eager to learn.

No prior knowledge in book publishing is required, but it is preferred. Previous interns have also been expected to help with QA of print proofs and other QA tasks. Knowledge of InDesign and Photoshop can also help with pre-press work, but is not required.

This is a paid internship, and the intern is expected to work 24–30 hours per week.

The position starts in January, 2016.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to production@rosettabooks.com, to the attention of Peter Clark. Please use the subject line “Distribution Internship.”

Production Internship

The RosettaBooks Production, Design, and Editorial Department is looking for an intern with panache, enthusiasm, and bibliophilia. This is an opportunity to get first-hand experience and training in print book and ebook creation, production schedules, and quality assurance. Responsibilities include:

  • Using advanced knowledge of Microsoft Word to find errors
  • Reviewing the work of proofreaders and other freelancers
  • Making important, exciting shipments (a.k.a. mailing things)
  • Using your HTML/CSS/InDesign skills to create top-notch ebooks (or learning said skills)
  • Evaluating covers and interior designs
  • Working with clients, vendors, and teammates to meet deadlines and maintain schedules
  • Researching, writing metadata, and other miscellaneous tasks

We’re looking for reliable, technically savvy, grammatically proficient applicants—but most importantly, we’re looking for someone eager to learn.

This is a paid, part-time internship. The intern should be available to work 24-30 hours per week.

The position starts in January, 2016.

If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to production@rosettabooks.com, to the attention of Hannah Bennett. Please include “Production Internship” in the subject line.

 

Internship Alert: Regan Arts Sub-Rights and Marketing Intern

Intern Wanted

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Regan Arts, a division of Phaidon Global, is a fast-growth publishing and media business with a world-class staff of creative professionals. We are looking for bright, talented, and enthusiastic interns wanting to learn about the overall editorial, design, and publishing business.

About the Position:
Regan Arts, LLC is looking for a self-motivated and detail-oriented individual for an internship in sub-rights and marketing. Ideal candidate is capable of juggling multiple tasks and working across a range of categories.

This is a paid internship.

How to Apply:
Please email your resume to DIlina@phaidon.com<mailto:DIlina@phaidon.com> with the subject line: internship.

 

Editorial and Marketing Internship at McGraw-Hill

MS in Publishing students looking for a summer internship should consider the Editorial and Marketing Internship opportunity at McGraw-Hill!

 

McGraw-Hill Higher Education has an exciting paid opportunity for an Editorial and Marketing Intern in our Humanities, Social Science and World Languages (HSSL) Division.

 

 

This part-time internship is based out of our New York office (2 Penn Plaza) and pays $12 per hour.

  

 The intern will support the Specialized Programs group by performing administrative duties such as maintaining files, updating marketing documents, and navigating company databases to complete projects as they come up. Candidates must be able to work at least two days a week from 9 am to 5 pm and are expected to continue through the fall. This part-time internship is an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the educational publishing industry.

 

 McGraw-Hill Higher Education (MHHE) is a leading provider of print and digital materials serving the college market, publishing instructional materials including textbooks, lab manuals, study guides, testing materials, software, and multimedia products.

 

To Apply:  Students must apply on Pace’s e-Recruiting website and be registered with the Internship program.  If you are not already registered, please contact the Career ServicesClick here for the Career Services link or call the office at 212-346-1950 for more information.

Book Representative Jobs at Writer’s Bloq!

Book Representative Jobs at Writer’s Bloq!

 

Writer’s Bloq is currently hiring paid book representatives!   Writer’s Bloq is a book accelerator.  We function as a publicity partner, helping our authors get discovered through creative spunk and digital dazzling.  We’re currently seeking paid Book Representatives to work directly with our authors.

 

Being a Writer’s Bloq Book Representative is an excellent way to learn publicity tactics that will help you promote your own writing while also earning a profit on every sale you make. Is there nothing literary about you? That’s cool too. Learning how to market and publicize yourself on the internet is still in an integral tool in today’s highly digital world. 

 

Starting Dates: Rolling, selectively recruit a new class of Book Reps every month

Hours: 10 hours/week, flexible

Who You Are:

– Can be outgoing or shy: Both work in different ways!

– Perhaps a bit of a bookworm: You love books and you have no problem admitting it to everyone and anyone.

– Maybe an aspiring author: You hope that one day everyone in the literary world speaks your name.

– Creative, enthusiastic, and passionate: Must, must, and must.

 

Apply here: www.writersbloq.com/join!

Contact Email: team@writersbloq.com

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.