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Description: Proposed start date: February 2020

Hours: approx. 25 hours/week

Supervisors: Michael Reynolds, Editor in chief; Rachael Small, Director of Publicity; Kathy Wiess, Director of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development

The successful candidate will be supervised directly by managers of the marketing, publicity, and editorial departments. 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 and publicity material, assisting in the organization of author events and publicity campaigns, direct-to-consumer marketing through social media and newsletters, editing, copy writing, proof reading, title presentation, and manuscript evaluation. Successful candidates will be prepared for entry-level positions in publishing.

The internship offers a monthly stipend, a monthly metropass (or equivalent), and free copies of Europa publications.
Length of Internship: 5-6 months
Requirements: Demonstrated interest in the book industry and contemporary adult fiction.
Demonstrated interest in book media.
Ability to express opinions clearly and concisely.
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, Instagram, and Facebook) and experience working with Mailchimp, Word, Photoshop are important plusses
Editing and copyediting experience a plus.
Bookselling experience a plus
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
Payment: Paid
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/Spring 2020 Internship at Europa Editions.”

PLEASE INDICATE your earliest start date in your cover letter.
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