Summer 2017 Publicity and Marketing Internship Opportunity from Peachtree Publishers

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INTERNSHIP TITLE: Publicity & Marketing Intern

This is an unpaid position, and candidates must commit to 10 hours per week for a term of 10 – 12 weeks.

 

Deadline:         April 1, 2017

Semester:        Summer 2017

Length:            May 2017 – August 2017 (10 – 12 weeks)

Contact:        Emily Dowdell
Location:       Peachtree Publishers

                     1700 Chattahoochee Avenue

                      Atlanta, GA 30318

 

JOB DESCRIPTION:

Peachtree Publishers’ publicity and marketing department seeks an intern to assist in the development of our forthcoming season’s publicity and marketing plans and in the execution of daily department tasks.

 

Responsibilities are commensurate with experience and skill, but may include the following:*

Ø  Writing reader’s reports with an eye toward publicity and marketing opportunities

Ø  Attending and taking notes on seasonal presentation and launch meetings

Ø  Answering phones and distributing author mail as necessary

Ø  Mailing review copies, catalog, and seasonal reviewer checklist

Ø  Reading trade journals (Booklist, PW, SLJ, Horn Book, Kirkus) and creating a trend report

Ø  Drafting social media and blog copy, maintaining stats log, and conducting best practice research as directed

Ø  Searching for media coverage of frontlist titles

Ø  Conducting media list research and development

Ø  Conceptualizing and mocking-up marketing materials

Ø  Other tasks as needed

 

 

APPLICANT QUALIFICATIONS:

Backgrounds in Marketing, Publishing, Public Relations, Communications, English, Writing, and Journalism are preferred, but not required. Current students, recent graduates, and grad students will be considered. Interns should be strong writers, creative thinkers, extremely self-motivated, and interested in pursuing a career in book publishing, marketing, or publicity.

 

Preferred:

Ø  Industry familiarity

Ø  Social media experience

Ø  Blogging experience

Ø  Marketing experience

Ø  PR experience

Ø  An interest in children’s and/or YA books

Ø  Graphic Design skill

 

TO APPLY:

Fill out the application here, then send resume, cover letter, and a writing sample to: publicity@peachtree-online.com.

 

*If interested in specializing in any particular area of children’s book publicity, please indicate this in your cover letter.