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Publishing Events is sponsored by the Association of American Publishers, the leading trade association for the U.S. book and journal publishing industry.

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Description: Proposed start date: May 2023

Length: 3-4 months

Hours: approx. 18 hours/week, flexible hours

Supervisors: Kristi Bontrager, Publicist; Edoardo Andreoni, Editor; Kathy Wiess, Director of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.

The successful candidate will be supervised directly by managers of the marketing, sales, and publicity departments. They 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 including tip sheets and catalog copy; direct-to-consumer marketing through social media, advertising, newsletters; developing effective digital creatives and campaign visuals; metadata management and optimization; online events management. Candidates will also have the opportunity to present titles internally, to salespeople, and to booksellers.

The internship offers a monthly stipend (salary range: $10-15 per hour) and unlimited copies of Europa publications.
Length of Internship: 3-4 months
Requirements: - Demonstrated interest in the book industry and contemporary adult fiction and narrative nonfiction
- 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, and Canva (or similar)
- A good feel for advertising copy and effective digital creatives a plus
- Experience with database management (e.g. Airtable) or inventory management systems a plus
- Bookselling experience a plus
- Editing and copyediting experience a plus.
Location: Candidates will be expected to work in our office in Manhattan, on a flexible schedule.
Payment: The internship offers a monthly stipend (salary range: $10-15 per hour) and unlimited copies of Europa publications.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send a 1-page cover letter explaining your suitability for the position, your experience, 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 “Summer 2023 Internship at Europa Editions.”
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