Jobs & Internships | Feb. 15th – 21st

Skyhorse Publishing | Book Designer

Location: New York, NY
Position: Full-time
Experience: 3+ years

Skyhorse Publishing was established in 2006 and is  one of the fastest-growing independent book publishers in the United States.” Between its 18 imprints, Skyhorse Publishing works with most genres. It has published more than 6,500 titles, 46 of which became New York Times bestsellers. Continue reading “Jobs & Internships | Feb. 15th – 21st”

Internship- SkyHorse Publishing

 

Skyhorse Publishing, one of the fastest growing independent publishers in America, is seeking energetic, team-oriented interns to work in various departments such as finance, royalties, operations, and HR. This is a paid summer internship, ideally suited for someone eager to learn and grow in this industry. The internship would run from June 6th through August 26th, but dates are flexible depending on candidates’ needs.

As an intern, the candidates will be responsible for assisting their manager/department with daily tasks and for seeking out learning opportunities.

Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
• Helping maintain employee files, updating and obtaining missing documents
• Filing remaining physical invoices and digitalizing invoices
• Organizing files on server
• Creating Mailing Lists according to common categories and interests
• Scanning contracts
• Updating title information for the backlist
• Attending weekly meetings

Length of Internship: June – August (3 months)
Requirements: • Pursuing BA in English or related field
• Prior internship/experience in publishing preferred
• Self-motivated, detail-oriented, and very well-organized
• Strong written and verbal communication skills
• Passion for books and book publishing
• Up-for-anything attitude
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: May 23rd, 2016
Payment: $9.00 per hour
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, please email hr@skyhorsepublishing.com with resume, position applying for, and cover letter. Applications missing cover letters will not be considered.

Jobs of the Week: Skyhorse Publishing, Food & Wine, and John Wiley & Sons, Inc.

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Skyhorse Publishing

Title: Editorial Assistant

Type: Full-time

Location: New York, NYSkyhorse-Publishing-logo

Requirements: 
• 4 year college degree or equivalent experience
• Minimum 2 years trade editorial experience for the Assistant Editor level
• Excellent organizational skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
• Interest in fiction and nonfiction
• Ability to learn and adapt new systems a plus
• Excellent writing skills

Description:
The Editorial Assistant will also provide administrative support including answers phones, helps with editor’s schedule, keeps track of projects’ due dates, and liaise internally with departments including marketing, publicity, sales, and managing editorial.

To Apply:
Click Here to see original posting and apply online.

Title: Production Assistant

Type: Full-time

Location: NYC

Requirements:
• 4-year college degree or equivalent work experience
• Prior office experience; previous internship or employment in publishing a plus
• A demonstrated interest in book publishing; interest in production, printing, and manufacturing a plus
• Excellent communication and follow-up skills
• Ability to manage multiple responsibilities in a deadline driven environment
• Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
• Strong command of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

Description: 
1. Provides administrative support (files, scans text corrections, etc.)
2. Updates and monitors schedules with printers, typesetters, and in-house departments
3. Requests design templates, schedules, and pricing quotes from printers
4. Prepares and updates purchase orders
5. Reviews printer samples and advance copies for quality control
6. Provides support to the Manufacturing Manager for production/manufacturing duties as well as for select editorial tasks

To Apply: 
Click Here to see original posting and apply online.

 

 

 

Food and Wine

Title: Digital Freelancerlogo

Type: Full-time

Location: NYC- Midtown

Requirements: 

  • Proficiency with all social media platforms
  • Sharp accuracy and proofreading skills
  • Attention to detail and ability to meet daily deadlines
  • Familiarity with CMS and other database tools
  • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to coordinate with various teams to secure assets.

Description:
Food & Wine is seeking a full-time digital freelancer to assist with daily site upkeep, scheduling, social media platforms, QA, research and other various projects.
The ideal candidate will have excellent attention to detail, take initiative, possess a high level of organization, be able to multi-task and effectively collaborate with others as well as work independently.

To Apply: 
Contact Keri Hansen at kerianne.hansen@foodandwine.com

 

 

For those of you who are interested in procuring a job outside of New York

 

wiley-wordmark-headerJohn Wiley & Sons, Inc

Title: Marketing Coordinator

Location: Melbourne, Australia

Requirements: 
• Be qualified to a bachelor degree standard
• Have prior marketing experience implementing and managing marketing campaigns & promotions, ideally both online and offline
• Be able to demonstrate an understanding of how data can effect decisions made within a marketing division
• Be able to demonstrate understanding of the commercial factors and influences within a business, beyond just marketing
• Be able to identify priorities in workload, including the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously
• Display strong relationship management skills, including the ability to build rapport successfully, form and maintain strong relationships and partnerships at all levels of business
• High level of computer literacy with Microsoft Word, Excel and an aptitude for learning in-house systems

Description:
We are looking for a motivated Marketing Coordinator to work within our innovative marketing department. The position will give you an opportunity to contribute directly to the overall growth of the business but also be directly responsible for a wide variety of marketing activities, from campaign implementation and management, to contributing to developing strategy across multiple channels, both digital and offline. You will be working closely with our wide range of retail, media & industry partners, supporting events while using communication channels such as email (EDM) and social media to grow and engage with communities. You will also work globally with our overseas offices developing marketing opportunities outside your primary focus of Australia and New Zealand.
This is a busy position so you must have exceptional organisational skills and have the ability to manage multiple tasks and deadlines simultaneously. We expect you to be commercially savvy, understanding the importance of data, ROI and measurable results.
As a key member of this highly skilled, tightly-knit group, you will be a critical player in our future growth and success as a team.

To Apply:
Please submit both your resume and cover letter in order for us to process your application.
‘Immigration sponsorship and international relocation support is not available for this position.’

 

 

Jobs of the Week

Skyhorse Publishing

Type: Full Time

Position: Editorial Assistant

Location: New York, NY

Skyhorse Publishing, a New York City-based trade book publisher, is looking to hire an entry-level editorial assistant.

The position’s responsibilities include handling a wide range of assignments, such as writing and producing sales information for upcoming releases, overseeing production on reprints and original titles, author correspondence, market research, and general assistance to the editorial department. Skyhorse Publishing operates a number of imprints, including Arcade Publishing, Sports Publishing, Sky Pony Press, Night Shade Books, Allworth Press, and more, and editorial assistants may be assigned work from any or all of these imprints.

The right candidate will have proven themselves through past work experience and/or internships to be dedicated to beginning and cultivating a career in trade book publishing. Multi-tasking, strong writing skills, and the ability to work efficiently and effectively are all absolute requirements for this position.

If interested, please supply a cover letter and resume, as well as a separate document listing three out of print books that would complement Skyhorse’s back catalog of titles and your reasons for choosing them.

View the original job posting here.

RT Book Reviews Magazine

Type: Full Time

Position: Associate Editor

Location: Brooklyn, NY

RT Book Reviews is hiring an associate editor to join their print editorial team. Applicants are expected to be readers of genre fiction — especially romance — as well as strong editors familiar with InDesign and style sheets.

The associate editor will coordinate and edit multiple review sections, manage magazine giveaways, interview authors, write features and edit copy. Other responsibilities may include reviewing books, curating books for review and assigning books to our network of reviewers. RT Book Reviews is looking for smart, personable and meticulous candidates who love to talk about books and have 2-4 years of experience in an editorial setting.

View the original job posting here.