Production/Editing Intern

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Mascot Books
560 Herndon Parkway
Herndon, VA
Posted: August 10 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Mascot Books is a publishing company located in Herndon, Virginia. We are looking for assistance in the production department.

This internship is unpaid, although college credit is available and further employment opportunities are possible. The internship will be held on-site at our office in Herndon. Students set to graduate by spring of 2017 preferred.

Responsibilities

Reading, summarizing, and editing manuscripts from various genres, including fiction, nonfiction, and children's books
Managing freelance editors and artists
Editorial administrative work (answering phones, greeting visitors, receiving packages, etc.)
Working on special projects as needed
Assisting project managers and graphic designers

Requirements

Proficiency with Excel, Word, and Google Drive services
Highly organized and excellent time management
Professional verbal and written communication
Ability to learn quickly and work independently
Undergraduate experience in English or related field preferred

Skills

Required - Google Docs, Excel, Word
Preferred - Copy Editing, Manuscript Editing, Administrative Capabilities

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