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Description: Internship Duration: 5 months

late-November 2018 to April/May 2019

Hours: approx. 25 hours/week, AM/PM t.b.d.

Supervisor: Editor in chief, Michael Reynolds

Successful candidate will be supervised by our Director of Publicity and Europa's Editor in chief. He or she will gain experience in many aspects of the daily running of the publishing house. These may include but are not limited to: scheduling, preparing marketing material, assisting in the organization of author events, direct-to-consumer marketing through social media and newsletters, copy writing, proof reading, preparing press releases, coordinating special projects, title presentation, and manuscript evaluation. Successful candidates will be prepared for entry-level positions in publishing.
Length of Internship: 5 months
Requirements: Demonstrated interest in the book industry and contemporary adult fiction
Demonstrated interest in book media and social media.
Candidate must have excellent organizational skills and possess the ability to work autonomously. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must.
Familiarity with social media platforms (esp. twitter, facebook, and pinterest) and experience working with mailchimp, Word, Photoshop are important plusses
Ability to express opinions clearly and concisely
Ability to read and correspond in at least one of the following languages is a big plus: German, French, Spanish, Italian
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: The internship offers a modest stipend and a travel allowance.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send a 1-page cover letter explaining your suitability for the position and listing the last three books you have read with a brief description of how you discovered them together with your resume to with the subject line "Winter 2018/Spring 2019 Internship at Europa Editions."

PLEASE INDICATE your earliest start date.
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