Children's Book Publicity Internship

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Myrick Marketing & Media, LLC
6670 New Nashville Highway, Suite 120
Smyrna, TN
Posted: July 28 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Paid

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Description

Myrick Marketing & Media provides marketing and publicity services primarily to the children's book publishing world. We seek an intern to assist in the development and execution of publicity plans as well as to assist with daily departmental tasks. We work with 15 publishers, many of them from around the world including New Zealand, The Netherlands, Scotland, and England. We work with an additional twenty publishers in our Publisher Spotlight business ranging from major New York publishers such as Little, Brown/Hachette to niche publishers such as No Starch Press.

Duties may include researching media lists, developing media kits and targeted pitches, sending review copies and mailings, social media contributions, trade show planning and execution, and other administrative tasks.

This is a paid position of $8/hour and candidates must commit to ten hours per week for a term of 12 weeks.

Responsibilities

Research media for specific target marketing campaigns
Research and maintain review databases
Research, evaluate and execute awards
Contribute to blog, twitter, facebook and other social media as directed
Assist in planning and preparing for trade shows
Search for media coverage for publisher clients

Responsibilities could also include the following if it falls within the candidate's expertise:
--Website content
--Book Trailer development
--Marketing materials design
--News Release writing
--Publishing industry research

Requirements

Candidates with backgrouds in Marketing, Publishing, Public Relations, English, and Journalism are welcome to apply. Recent graduates and grad students will also be considered. Interns should be strong writers, creative thinkers, extremely self-motivated, and interested in pursuing a career in publishing, marketing, or publicity.

Preferred:
--Keen interest in children's publishing, graphic novels, and/or audiobooks
--Social media experience
--Blogging experience
--Graphic design experience
--SEO experience

Skills

Required - Attention To Detail, Business Communications, Social Media Communications, Children's Books
Preferred - Creative Writing, Video Editing, Trade Shows, Publishing, Publicity, B2B Marketing, Adobe Design Programs, Press Kits, B2C marketing, Media List Building

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