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About Open Road Integrated Media

Open Road Integrated Media is a prestige content brand delivering digital experiences that entertain & inform readers around the world.

Laser-focused on revenue, reach, & repeat customers, the Open Road network of digital properties produces compelling stories that keep audiences engaged across devices, content verticals, & global territories.

About the Position

The Managing Editorial Intern will assist the Managing Editorial department in a number of tasks related to ebook & POD production, including preparing hard copy files for digitization, device QA, data entry, departmental administrative tasks, copyediting and some proofreading. The intern will report to the Assistant Production Editor & work closely with Editorial, Production, & Design team members. Please note that this internship is for academic credit & will not be paid. 

Open Road is a fast-paced, high-profile startupdetails & deadlines are of the essence. The right individual will have the unique opportunity to experience all aspects of managing editorial in a next-generation publishing environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform quality assurance of Open Road titles on major reading devices (iPad, Kindle, & others)
  • Proofread POD files
  • Enter descriptive copy & other metadata as needed in title management system
  • Prep books for digitization
  • Check current Open Road titles on Apple, Amazon, & other major etailers to ensure they are active & display the correct metadata
  • Assist in keeping title reports up-to-date & accurate
  • Convert e-books from manuscript & assist with formatting & correcting e-book files.

Requirements:

  • Strong attention to detail & ability to efficiently manage time & work independently
  • Demonstrated interest in managing editorial & next-generation publishing
  • Knowledge of e-reader devices & basic grasp of html & InDesign helpful
  • Must be eligible to receive academic credit for this internship opportunity
  • Must be able to work out of our office located in the Financial District in Manhattan
  • Available 14-16  hours (2-3 days) a week, in-office

Location: New York, NY

You will receive academic credits.

 
 
 
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