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Description: We are an independent book publisher located in midtown Manhattan dedicated to the aim of publishing books that stimulate both the intellect and the imagination. We publish a wide range of fiction and nonfiction — including history, philosophy, memoir biography, literary fiction and noir thrillers — and we strive to reach readers around the world who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life.

We are seeking a publicity intern for our office in Manhattan who can assist with managing marketing and publicity related tasks. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: submission to publishing trade publications, updating and researching media contacts, creation of publicity materials, making internal system updates, and assisting with media mailings and requests.

A semester-long internship in our office will expose you to a wide range of publishing tasks and should give candidates a solid understanding of the in-and-outs of the publishing industry.
Length of Internship: Start date flexible
Requirements: No previous publishing experience is required. You should have research and proofreading skills, a strong reading intelligence, be detail-oriented, organized, self-motivated, and able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment. Familiarity with Microsoft Office, Adobe, and Photoshop will be considered.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: Unpaid. Academic credit is available.
How To Apply For This Internship: Please send a cover letter in the body of an email and a resume as a Word or PDF attachment to: jessica[at]pegasusbooks[dot]us and jenny[at]pegasusbooks[dot]us
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