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Title: Fall 2019 Marketing Intern, Quercus US
Description: SUMMARY:
Quercus US is seeking an intern in our Marketing Department for Fall 2019, running from September 23-December 13, 2019. The is a paid internship and candidates must be able to work 16-20 hours per week. The internship offers an opportunity to learn about different aspects of book publishing while performing the day-to-day responsibilities described below.

The Marketing Intern will assist the Marketing and Publicity Director on any and all project-related tasks including: creating marketing collateral, designing social media assets, building brand awareness, pulling media lists, writing press materials, updating metadata, and more.

-Create marketing collateral for authors, books, and publisher, including digital and print assets
-Update social media accounts regularly and monitor/advise author social media
-Update metadata on titles for increased reach and searchability
-Work on digital marketing campaigns for eBooks to build buzz around publication
-Coordinate GoodReads and other book giveaways
-Monitor e-retailer account sites to ensure book and author data are accurate
-Assist in publicity campaigns when necessary, including: creating galley orders, compiling press lists, coordinating mailings, etc.

In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a resume AND cover letter expressing their interest in the position.

Quercus US takes the very best books from across Hachette UK lists and markets, publicizes and sells them in the US and Canada. We are focused on publishing books with a clear market or North American angle and targeting potential readers through agile digital and social marketing and publicity, to support excellent eBook, audio and physical sales through Amazon and other key retailers. We bring marketing and digital savvy, as well as excellent US-market awareness to the titles that we publish, adding value to their North American publication.
-A current college or graduate student interested in exploring a career in book publishing, with a particular interest in creative/digital marketing
-Strong written and verbal communication skills
-Ability to work independently and as part of a team
-Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications (Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel)
-Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop and InDesign)
-Familiarity of social media platforms for corporate use a must
-Knowledge of Canva, Hootsuite, AdEspresso, Wordpress, Squarespace, and/or Amazon Advertising a plus
-Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively
-Ability to think and work creatively and take initiative
-Rigorous attention to detail
Location: New York, New York
How To Apply For This Job: Please apply via the link below:
Date Posted: 8/14/2019 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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