Location: Cortlandt Manor, NY
Type: Part-time position, 10 hours/week, most likely split between Mondays and Tuesdays (with flexibility to do other days as well)
-Unpaid, will cover travel expenses
Start Date: ASAP
Nominated as Independent Publisher of the Year 2011, Titan Books publishes an extensive line of titles including high quality film and TV and gaming tie-ins, with particular strength in the area of licensed entertainment titles. Titan also publishes an extensive line of media- and pop culture-related non-fiction, graphic novels, art and music books. Its rapidly growing fiction list encompasses original fiction and reissues, primarily in the areas of science fiction, fantasy, horror, steampunk and crime. Titan Books is a division of Titan Publishing Group, an independently owned publishing company, established in 1981, which also owns Titan Magazines/Comics and Titan Merchandise. Titan Publishing Group is based at offices in London, and operates worldwide, with sales and distribution in the US and Canada being handled by Random House.
An intern will have the opportunity to write pitches & press releases, develop targeted lists of press outlets, and support the Titan publicity team with general p.r. administrative duties. Requirements include having: excellent writing and phone communication skills; fresh and innovative ideas; the ability to juggle multiple tasks; excellent researching skills; knowledge of Mac and PC, Excel, Powerpoint, Google Docs, Cision; and a eagerness to working on the kinds of titles that Titan publishes.