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Company Name: KALPA LITERARY AGENCY
Description: We are a Paris-based fast-growing literary agency with a special foothold in the Spanish and French-language markets. We are looking for a motivated multilingual intern to start ASAP. 

This flexible remote internship is a 3-6+ months, part-time (20+ hour/week) position. At the end of the internship a permanent position may be offered (remotely or in our offices in Paris).

Our interns will receive an insider’s view to rights management, while having the opportunity to learn about the publishing industry.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:

- Writing promotional copy, in the form of descriptive copy for galleys, press releases, and pitch letters

- Work closely with authors to plan publicity and marketing campaigns, set up book tours and author events, and pitch interviews and features to all types of media outlets

- Design promotional materials, keep our website and blog updated, and as sales manager, track the sales of our books and serve as liaison between our publisher and our distributor and sales reps.

- Provide support to digital and social media, including the development and scheduling of content across social media channels 

- Contribute to the execution of the content marketing strategy, including maintaining blog, social and email marketing calendars with some content development 

- Translate promotional content

- Creating and maintaining media lists, as well as relevant editorial calendars 


Length of Internship: 6 months (a permanent position may be offered after)
Requirements: We are looking for candidates with: 

- Strong written and oral communication skills in English are key. Being able to express your ideas and sell your product in a straightforward, enticing, and genuine way.

- Excellent understanding of Spanish and/or French is highly appreciated. Translation tasks required !

- Friendly, sociable, eloquent, and enjoy the personal connections with authors (or clients) and media

- International view, cross-cultural understanding and multicultural sensitivity

- Photography and design skills, being able to imagine creative ideas for utilizing social media and building online presence.

- Resourceful, proactive approach to problems and queries
 
- Passion for literature, and a good awareness of international literary fiction

- Computer literacy (some blogging or/and social media experience appreciated) 

- Self-motivation, dependability, and attention to detail
Location: Remote & Flexible!
Payment: Unpaid internship, however full class credit can be provided in coordination with faculty.
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply, send us your CV and cover letter to hello [at] kalpa.agency, and please include "Bookjobs Marketing Internship" in your subject line.

We’d be specially happy to hear your answers to the following questions : 

Why are you interested in working at a literary agency? Why Kalpa Agency in particular? 

What are your three favorite authors? 

And finally, tell us about your Spanish and French language skills. 

Thank you !
URL www.kalpa.agency
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