Marketing & Publicity Intern, James Patterson Books
This is an entirely unique internship/entry-level position at a top-five book publishing company on the team for James Patterson, one of the best-selling authors and biggest pro-reading advocates in the world.
The position is part-time (28 hours per week), offers an hourly wage, and the start date is immediate. Six-month (minimum) commitment. In order to be considered, please submit both a writing sample and a cover letter.
For the right candidate, this is a tremendous opportunity to gain executive-track publishing and entertainment industry experience. More than 95% of past interns have immediately gone on to full-time paid positions in the publishing or wider entertainment industries.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Day-to-day the candidate would assist with all aspects of author support including advertising, trade marketing, social media, and publicity. Tasks include drafting online content and assisting with social media outreach, tracking data and maintaining spreadsheets, and serving as a liaison between the publisher and outside entertainment industry contacts.
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES REQUIRED:
- Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
- Candidate should possess excellent writing skills and be highly organized, detail oriented, articulate, culture-savvy, creative, and personable.
- Relevant prior work experience is preferred, but above all the candidate should be confident and possess a natural problem-solving intelligence.
- A passion for books and reading is a must, as is an interest in all creative communications.
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.
This position has a compensation of $15/hour. Salary will vary based on a number of factors including skills, and experience — talk with your recruiter to learn more. Our comprehensive U.S. benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, LTD, 401(k), and more.