Publishing Intern (Unpaid/For College Credit)

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Start Publishing LLC
101 Hudson Street
Jersey City, NJ
Posted: July 25 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Start Publishing has become well known as a publisher of high quality titles in a variety of fiction niches, including science fiction, fantasy, thrillers and romance. In addition to organic growth, the company has grown quickly through several strategic acquisitions, including Night Shade books, a renowned science fiction imprint; Salvo Press, focused on thrillers; Whiskey Creek Press, known for general fiction as well as romance; Viva Editions, focused on healthy living; and Cleis Press, a 35 year old company well known for high quality sexuality non-fiction and romantic fiction. Across all of our imprints, we have amassed a library of over 6,000 titles. Start Publishing's titles have won Hugo, Nebula, Shirley Jackson, and Locus Awards.

Intern(s) will work closely with the publishers.
Responsibilities include:
-Data collection
-Working with distributors
-Managing titles
-Reading and evaluating of manuscripts
-Preparing social media posts
-Special projects

Interns who apply must be available at least once a week on site and commit to a minimum of 3 months.

Please have a one page PDF version of your resume available.

Requirements

- Possess excellent written and verbal communication and customer service skills.
- Possess creativity, flexibility, variety, and growth potential.
- Should be open-minded, a fast learner, enthusiastic, and adaptable.
- Experience with HTML is a plus, but not required.

Skills

Required - Social Media, Customer Service, Communication
Preferred - Basic HTML

How To Apply

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