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Description: Publishers Group West (PGW) is the leading Book Sales, Marketing, and Distribution Company in the United States, representing more than 100 independent publishers. We are offering an unpaid internship position in our Sales department for a motivated, detail-oriented individual with an interest in the publishing and/or book distribution business.

The Sales intern will gain hands-on experience by supporting several managers with responsibilities including:
? Title research
? Book sample and catalog mailings
? Tracking purchase orders
? Maintaining library stock and organization
? Helping organize sales conference involving entire sales and marketing organization and client publishers

In addition, this internship provides the opportunity to interact with PGW's Marketing department and to attend seasonal publisher presentations and sales conference.

? School credit available
? 16-24 hours a week during normal business hours of Monday through Friday, 9-5
? The internship begins in January of 2011 and length of time is flexible.
Length of Internship: Flexible
Requirements: ? MS Word and Excel proficiency
? PowerPoint familiarity helpful
? Bookstore or previous publishing experience helpful
? Attention to detail is a must
? Basic knowledge of online media for research
Location: Berkeley, CA
Payment: Unpaid
How To Apply For This Internship: To apply for this position please respond with an email containing a resume and cover letter to and reference ?PGW Internship' in the subject.
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