Fall 2024 Marketing & Publicity Intern, Workman Imprints

Marketing New York, New York


Description

Hachette Book Group’s summer internship program offers those interested in our work and the lifecycle of a book an opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and explore an area of interest. To learn more about the company, visit our career site: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/about/careers/  
Program dates: Mid- August - Mid December 
  
HYBRID: Position is on a hybrid schedule—Mondays and Tuesdays work from home, Wednesdays and Thursdays in our Midtown NYC office. Company laptop will be provided for the duration of the program.  
  
Weekly schedule: 28 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm, with a one-hour lunch break  
  
Pay rate: $16/hour  
  
Position open to all; no current enrollment or degree required.  
  
About the role:  
This position will support and learn from the Marketing & Publicity departments for the Workman, Workman Children’s, Artisan, and Workman Calendars groups, allowing insight into a variety of industry niches, responsibilities, and experiences.  
As an HBG Marketing & Publicity Intern for our imprints, 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.  
Qualifications:  
  • Interest in commercial adult nonfiction and children’s books (fiction and nonfiction)
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Familiar with Microsoft Excel, Outlook, Canva, and G-Suite applications
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment under deadlines
  • Ability to learn new software programs
  • The ability to multitask, prioritize and manage time effectively while also maintaining accuracy
  • Ability to work independently and within a collaborative team environment
  • An excitement for participating in and contributing to a fun, vibrant work environment with great company culture
Responsibilities include:  
  • Assisting with social media campaigns and growing our influencer database
  • Helping brainstorm, create, and schedule social media posts, including the library marketing Instagram account
  • Media monitoring
  • Writing and compiling press materials, including press release and praise sheets
  • Researching new media contacts and outlets that would be interested in covering our books
  • Assisting with administrative tasks, including organizing mailings, managing spreadsheets, saving press clips, etc.
  • Attending department meetings and actively contributing ideas
  
How to apply:  
In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a RESUME and COVER LETTER.  
  
WORKMAN publishes award-winning nonfiction, including cookbooks, parenting/pregnancy guides, humor, self-help, and more. Known for innovations that have stretched the boundaries of traditional books, combined with intensive and creative marketing, Workman has produced a string of iconic bestsellers that include What to Expect® When You’re Expecting, 1,000 Places to See Before You Die®, and Steven Raichlen's Project Smoke.  
  
WORKMAN CHILDREN’S includes Workman Kids and Algonquin Young Readers titles. Workman Children’s publishes engaging, gifty bestselling series like Indestructibles, Learn by Sticker, Brain Quest, and more. Algonquin Young Readers boasts award-winning, bestselling fiction and nonfiction picture book, middle grade, and young adult titles that set the foundation for a well-read, well-lived life, like Kelly Barnhill’s The Girl Who Drank the Moon, Yamile Saied Mendez’s Furia, and April Genevieve Tucholke’s Beatrice Likes the Dark.  
  
ARTISAN publishes highly designed, beautiful works of art that inspire and instruct, covering topics from food to art to fashion to gardening to travel.  
  
WORKMAN CALENDARS is the inventor of the original Page-A-Day Calendar. Close to 50 years and more than 200 million copies later, Workman continues to publish America’s #1 bestselling calendar line while setting the standard for excellence, quality, innovation, and sheer entertainment value. Year in and year out the list is packed with a mixture of perennial bestsellers, such as 365 Cats and Today Is Going to Be A Great Day, Audubon Engagement Calendar; and worthy newcomers like Illustrated Bible Verses, Fantastic Fungi, and Cats on Catnip.  

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.