WNBA Award Ceremony & Reception
On Saturday, March 12th, WNBA will honor Masha Hamilton, author, activist, and founder of The Afghan Women’s Writing Project. To find out more about Masha’s work, visit her website by clicking here.
We hope you’ll join to honor this extraordinary bookwoman. Invites to follow soon!
The Third Annual Online Book Marketing Panel
On Tuesday, March 29th, the ever popular online book marketing event returns for the third straight year! This time around, industry experts on the panel will focus on the brave new world of digital books and reading apps with a nod toward the web’s most popular social media sites–Twitter, Facebook, and Scribd.
RSVP: email@example.com and use Book Marketing Panel in the subject line.
The World of Biography with Deirdre Bair
Please join us on Thursday, April 7th for an evening’s conversation on the world of biography with noted author (and Charlie Rose guest), Deirdre Bair. She is the author of four biographies: Samuel Beckett (winner of the National Book Award); Simone de Beauvoir (NY Times “Best Books of the Year”; finalist: Los Angeles Times Book Prize); Anais Nin (NY Times “Notable Books of the Year,” BBC Arts 4 documentary); and Jung: A Biography (NY Times “Notable Books of the Year,” Los Angeles Times
Book Prize finalist, and winner of the NAAP Gradiva Award for Best Biography of the Year).
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org and use Deidre Bair in subject line.
• Publication or Company:
The Women’s National Book Association–New York Chapter
• Company Profile:
The Women’s National Book Association (WNBA) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. WNBA is national in its scope and is comprised of women and men who work with and value books. WNBA promotes reading and supports the role of women in the community of the book beginning in 1917.
Our members—women and men who work with and value words—represent all aspects of the book industry. We are authors and writers, editors and publishers, librarians and booksellers, agents and publicists, designers and illustrators, and book production and management professionals.
• Job Title: Student Representative for WNBA-New York Chapter
• Industry: Non-Profit
• Time Frame: December 2010 until May 2011
• Description of Work:
The Student Representative will be working directly with chapter president as well as providing assistance to board members and committee chairs on planning, organization, and provide extra hands-on help at chapter events.
The successful candidate will enjoy working with people has excellent communication and organization skills well as prior customer service background would be helpful.
This board-approved position is almost entirely online in nature, so experience in working independently is critical. The Student Representative will be also required to attend chapter board meetings to contribute ideas and provide constructive feedback with regard to our initiative toward growing NYC chapter membership.
Student Representative will be asked to advise the board on matters of interest to young publishing professionals who are just beginning their publishing careers.
• Intern Qualifications:
As planning chapter events/panels is very detailed work in terms of timing and proper execution, the Student Representative must be highly detail-oriented. Along a very strong grasp of MS Word and Excel, candidate’s skill-set will include e-mail blasts and correspondence, and some mailing may also be required.
• Company Web Address:
www.wnba-nyc.org (NYC Chapter)
www.wnba-books.org (National Organization)
• How to Apply:
Email Resume and cover letter to Prof. Jane Denning at email@example.com no later than Thursday, November 25th.