Marketing Assistant - Publishing Intern

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Fantastic Fiction Publishing
25125 Santa Clara St Ste E #237
Hayward, CA
Posted: September 05 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Indie publisher looking for administration, website, and marketing intern(s)

Fantastic Fiction Publishing (FFP) is a cutting-edge erotic fiction publisher combining quality writing with explicit content. Candidates must be accepting and non-judgmental of a wide range of explicit erotic content; ideal candidates will be open-minded and not easily shocked. Please check out our websites before applying: http://www.forbiddenfiction.com and http://www.fantasticfictionpublishing.com. If the subject matter offends you, do not apply.

Schedule:

Internships are available year round. This is a part-time, unpaid internship position. We expect at minimum 10 hours, at least 8 of which is done on site (in two 4-hour blocks), per week, for at least twelve weeks. The publisher places a high value on reliability, so while interns can negotiate schedules, they will be expected to keep to whatever is agreed upon.

Location:

Our office is located in the publisher’s home in Hayward, California. We are conveniently located a half mile from the South Hayward BART station. Interns can park nearby, or use BART and then walk or bike to and from the station.

The atmosphere is a laid back setting with lots of light, cases full of books, and a nice open work area. We work at home and enjoy the benefits of the clean environment, beautiful patio, well equipped kitchen, comfortable chairs and other amenities. (No

Responsibilities

Interns will be working directly with the publisher and staff on various aspects of running a small international publishing business. We work with interns to evaluate in which areas they excel and on which project they would wish to focus on during their time with us.

Marketing focused interns work to help promote the websites and books we publish. Areas of interest include cover design, writing story blurbs and ad copy, creating newsletters, social media campaigns, and more. Interns with this focus need to be eager and able to communicate to larger audience.

Requirements

Desired General Qualifications:

Creative, open mind.
An interest in indie publishing.
Willing to share ideas, assume responsibility, both take direction and initiative.
Ability to work with minimal supervision in a laid-back environment.
Excellent communication, analytical, and writing skills.
Must be able to read critically in order to successfully evaluate work.
Reliable work ethic – being on time and focused on the work.
Proficiency in MS Office Suite (specifically, MS Word, Excel) , Gmail and GoogleDrive (Gdocs, Gsheets)
Must be willing to learn and use programs that help with internal communication.
Web-based skills would be appreciated, especially blogging and online forums.

This job places heavy emphasis on your initiative, organizational abilities, internet skills, and familiarity with publishing software tools (Microsoft Word, Excel, Google docs). On-the-job training is provided, but proficient computer skills are required.

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