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Description: Beaufort Books is a small independent book publisher located in New York City in the Flatiron District. We're looking for one enthusiastic, dedicated intern to work directly with the managing editor. The intern will be mentored by the managing editor in editorial, production, tracking, and the marketing functions for active book projects.

Applicant should be a good writer and researcher with a desire to learn and a passion for books. Applicant should be computer savvy and familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites. We want a candidate who feels comfortable working independently and as part of a team.

Major duties will include:

• Light proofreading, editing, and checking corrections
• Craft copy and assist in entering metadata for sell sheets, press releases, dust jackets, and catalog entries, etc.
• Update and maintain social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram
• Assist in researching and contacting media outlets for marketing and publicity opportunities
• Assist in preparation of author packages, marketing materials
• Attending and assisting in production scheduling sessions
• Other tasks as assigned
Length of Internship: We are very aware of maintaining a work/life balance. We are looking for an intern for two to three days per week, 8 hours per day. The Fall Internship begins in early to mid-September and lasts until early to mid-December or the end of the academic session. Exact dates dependent on intern's availability and/or credit needs.
Requirements: Current students and recent grads of any major are encouraged to apply.

We are not able to accommodate remote internships.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: We are accepting applications now.
Payment: This position is unpaid. College credit can be arranged.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send a cover letter and résumé. Include your name and the phrase "Beaufort Fall Internship 2018" in the subject line of your email. Also, please include your full name in the file name of your résumé and any other attachments.
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