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Book CoordinatorBookmark This
Posted: October 12 2016
Company Location: New York, NY
Application Deadline: No Deadline
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionWould you like to get into the growing world of nonprofits and philanthropy? This is an opportunity to help us with fundraising and development. It's all about cultivating and maintaining relationships with successful people who have the means and inclination to support a worthwhile cause. This is a virtual opportunity.
We're a nonprofit that doesn't take ads. We don't promote a partisan angle or push predictable views. We do dig deep, think hard, read a lot of history, ask a lot of questions, steer clear of establishment or consensus journalism, and write up what we find with verve. It's interesting, cool, meaningful work — and as a Book Excerpts Coordinator, you'll be playing a crucial role in our growth and development. Plus, we are a friendly bunch, cultivating a warm and supportive and inclusive atmosphere.
Responsibilities-You will generally work from home, but also meet frequently and work directly with your supervisor. -You will review book publisher catalogs and publicity for upcoming releases and you will review printed books. - Contact and coordinate with publishers, and subject area experts. -Distribute and review copies to appropriate subject area experts for further consideration. Besides the great experience you will get, you will love the cause you will be helping.
-Can do attitude.
-Background in History/Journalism/Education is preferred.
-Passionate about books.