Employer: Other Press
Location: New York, NY
Date Posted: 10/29/2013
Other Press seeks a paid intern to join our ambitious and growing team. This intern will gain exposure to and assist in backing up a variety of departments including Editorial, Rights, Publicity, Marketing, Production and Human Resources. We seek an intern who will provide general administrative support to all departments as needed. Responsibilities will include assisting Editorial and Publicity departments with research, reading and offering feedback on editorial submissions, assisting all departments with data entry into online databases, the preparation of promotional materials for international book fairs and the execution of mailings. The ideal candidate will possess exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills, attention to detail, an ability to juggle a multitude of tasks. This is an excellent opportunity to gain publishing experience in a range of areas. Candidate should be detail oriented and highly motivated, with an interest in literary fiction and serious nonfiction. Proficiency in FileMaker is a plus. Bachelor’s degree (or pursuit of) is required. Competitive hourly-wage offered.
Other Press is an independent publisher of literary fiction and nonfiction. We publish novels, short stories, poetry, and essays from America and around the world that represent literature at its best. Our nonfiction books–should they be history, current events, popular culture or memoir–explore how psychic, cultural, historical, and literary shifts inform our vision of the world and of each other.