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Title: Summer 2020 Marketing/Publicity-Running Press
Description: Hachette Book Group offers paid summer internships to students and recent graduates interested in a career in book publishing. Our summer internship program, which runs from June 1st – August 7th and allows interns to work 28 hours per week, offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest.

As a Marketing/Publicity Intern, you will have the opportunity to work closely with seasoned professionals and gain hands-on professional experience as you own day-to-day tasks, help with special projects, and attend departmental meetings.

To enhance your work experience, we offer educational sessions featuring speakers from all departments of the company as well as networking and career development opportunities.

What you will learn:
Assist with galley and review copy mailings
Prepare press kits and materials to accompany mailings
Update publicity databases
Write early drafts of press releases, galley letters, and pitch emails for upcoming titles
Assist in drafting and coordinating schedules for author tours
Ensure book projects are moving through the publicity process according to designated timelines
Oversee various administrative tasks for the team

How to apply:
In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a resume and cover letter. Please note that you are responsible for your own housing during the duration of the internship.
Requirements: Who you are:
A rising junior or senior, graduate student, or recent graduate interested in exploring a career in book publishing
Self-starter with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
Enthusiastic and excited about discussing recent books you’ve read
Possess a great attitude and a desire to learn as well as excellent organizational skills
Ability to work collaboratively with a team and contribute insights
Resourceful with the ability to balance multiple responsibilities and work independently
Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
How To Apply For This Job: Please apply via the link below:
Date Posted: 1/6/2020 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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