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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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Title: Summer/Fall 2022 Marketing/Publicity Intern
Description: Hachette Book Group’s summer internship program offers students an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest. To learn more about the company, visit our career site:

Program dates: July – December

Location: All 2022 internships will be virtual. Company laptop will be provided for the duration of the internship.

Weekly schedule: 28 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm

Pay rate: $15/hour

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.

Hachette Nashville has 5 imprints: Centerstreet, FaithWords, Worthy, Ellie Claire, and Worthy Kids. Interns are not assigned to specific divisions, but shadow and work alongside publishing professionals to gain a wholistic experience in multiple divisions and departments within a publishing house.

What you will learn:

Research media lists
Write early drafts of press releases, galley letters, and pitch emails for upcoming titles
Assist in executing marketing initiatives such as mailings, outreach, brand partnerships, etc.
Coordinate meeting schedules for status meetings, author/agent conference calls, marketing department meetings, etc.
Compile and distribute agendas for marketing and sales meetings.
Create organic posts for social media: gathering links, images and drafting copy
Write and/or edit keyword optimized thematic book lists, articles, quizzes, and genre-related copy that boosts search discoverability of our books and authors
Coordinate GoodReads, influencer mailings, and other book giveaways
Update sections of Hachette website through content management system
Monitor e-retailer account sites to ensure book and author data are accurate
Manage sweepstakes including building formstacks, tracking entries and email acquisition efforts, notifying and mailing prizing to winners.
General new opportunity research (brand partner database/watching competition/marketing trends)
Perform administrative duties such as route galley copy, process office warehouse orders, track inventory, create galley orders, code invoices and maintain budget grid, coordinate mailings, schedule meetings, create and distribute weekly reports, maintain art request folder
Requirements: What we look for in an intern:

Current student (degree or certificate program) or Spring/Summer 2022 graduate
A strong desire to learn more about the book publishing industry
A passion for the written word
A great attitude and someone who takes initiative to accomplish projects
A passion for books and an eagerness to tell us about it
Office experience a plus, but not required
Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills

How to Apply:

In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a resume AND cover letter. Your cover letter should specify your interest in Hachette Nashville as well as marketing.

As a leading book publisher, we believe that including and representing diverse voices in all aspects of our business is fundamental to what we do. Our publishing programs must reflect the broad range of backgrounds, experiences, political views and ideas that shape our society and publish books for all readers.

Hachette Book Group provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Location: Remote
How To Apply For This Job: Please apply via the link below:
Date Posted: 7/18/2022 (Ongoing Job Posting)

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