Summer 2024 Editorial Intern, Little, Brown

Editorial New York, New York


Description

Hachette Book Group’s summer internship program offers individuals 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: June 3rd – August 9th (10 weeks)  
  
Location: ON-SITE: This position will be based in our NY office on a two-day per week hybrid schedule.   
  
Company laptop will be provided for the duration of the program.  
  
Weekly schedule: 28 hours per week, Monday-Thursday, 9:00am-5:00pm  
  
Pay rate: $16/hour  
  
As an HBG Editorial Intern at Little, Brown, 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  
  
Who you are:  
  • An individual interested in exploring a career in book publishing
  • Self-starter with strong interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Enthusiastic and excited about discussing recent books you’ve read
  • Possess a great attitude and a desire to learn as well as excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team and contribute insights
  • Resourceful with the ability to balance multiple responsibilities and work independently
  • Must be results driven, and take appropriate steps to achieve goals while taking ownership of situations as needed
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
What you will learn:  
  • Log, review, and draft feedback on manuscript submissions
  • Research industry and entertainment trends with goal of creating resource databases and documents for the editorial team
  • Assist with mailings and events as requested
  • Draft feedback to be used in editorial letters
  • General administrative duties
  
How to apply:  
In order to be considered, all candidates must submit both a resume AND cover letter.  
 
To learn more about Little, Brown, check out our website: https://www.hachettebookgroup.com/imprints/.  
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.