Book Publicist Intern

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Description

Asta Publications is seeking highly organized, energetic, reliable, independent, detailed oriented and very creative interns. The Publicist Intern will schedule author book signings and author readings, write press releases and pitch letters, will work with the Marketing Department to develop promotional materials. Interns must be familiar with Internet research, online marketing, blogs, and social network sites such as Twitter and Facebook. Must be comfortable working independently on projects, have excellent communication skills, a professional phone manner, and strong writing abilities.

Work is primarily done virtually through e-mail communications and meetings are held virtually. Intern must have access to and the ability to use Word, Excel, the Internet and other relevant programs.

Responsibilities

Intern will be expected to conduct research, review author books, keep track of author events, monitor social media outlets, and write press releases.

Requirements

When applying for the Publicist intern position, please submit a brief statement as to why you applied for the position, what skills and/or expertise makes you the best candidate, and what experience you'd hope to gain from working with Asta Publications.

Applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be familiar with writing press releases, comfortable with social media outlets such as Twitter and Facebook, and excellent people skills.

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