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Description: 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 May 2016.
Length of Internship: May to September 2016
Location: New York, NY
Payment: Paid internship
How To Apply For This Internship: If interested, please send a resume and cover letter to, to the attention of Peter Clark. Please use the subject line “Distribution Internship.”
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