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Hachette Book Group is a division of Hachette Livre, the 2nd-largest publisher in world.
 
Media, Internship    New York, New York    Posted: Tuesday, February 05, 2019
 
   
 
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PublicAffairs, an imprint of Perseus Books, a Hachette Book Group company, is seeking an intern in our Editorial & Publicity Departments for spring 2019. The paid internship is 16-20 hours per week, at $13 per hour. The internship offers an opportunity to learn about different aspects of non-fiction book publishing, & particularly the work of book editors & publicists, while performing the day-to-day responsibilities described below. Scheduling is flexible.

RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

  • Researching media contacts & maintain databases
  • Assisting with galley & review copy mailings
  • Writing press materials
  • Handling the routing & approval of flap copy
  • Assisting with transmittal manuscripts to production
  • Reading & evaluating book proposals

SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:

  • A passion for non-fiction, & a strong interest in learning about book publishing
  • Exceptional writing & communication skills
  • Must be highly organized, capable of multi-tasking, & detail-oriented
  • Must be able to work both independently & collaboratively
  • Must be comfortable in both MacOS & Windows environments
  • Proficiency in Word, Outlook, & Excel

 
 
 
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