Position: Part-Time Intern
Authoright is seeking a part-time spring 2015 intern in our New York City office. The focus of the internship will be creating and curating content across our three separate brands—Authoright, LitFactor, and the International Author Fair series. This will include social media presence, web content, and our monthly magazine for authors, New Edition.
The intern will also be responsible for assisting in the workflow of Authoright’s imprint Clink Street Publishing, assisting authors in every step of the self-publishing process, and other daily office activities. Additional projects may come up based on individual skills and interests.
An ideal candidate will have strong writing, critical thinking, and web research skills, and an interest in the book publishing industry. Adobe CS proficiency a plus.
Internship hours: 9:30am – 5:30pm three days a week
Authoright is the leading author consultancy working across all areas of the publishing industry, with offices in London and New York. Established in 2007, Authoright works with hundreds of authors every year — consulting for free with over 2,000 — both privately and through its publisher, platform and literary agent affiliates, providing affordable but effective marketing and publicity campaigns alongside bespoke editorial and design services. Corporate clients include HarperCollins, Kobo Writing Life, and Faber and Faber. In 2013, Authoright founded The International Author Fair series, curating and staging author-focused events in different cities around the world. The series began with the first London Author Fair on February 28, 2014, with the New York Author Fair following in September 2014.
LitFactor is a literary matchmaker, bringing undiscovered authors and literary agents together online. LitFactor is used by thousands of authors and literary agencies including the Andrew Lownie Literary Agency, Blake Friedmann, and the Carol Mann Agency. Our commitment to open communication between agents and authors extends to live events, including the PitchUp! at the London Author Fair.
Freelance Opportunity: Authoright is also in need of freelance cover designers. If hired, you would be able to work remotely!
To apply for the internship or to inquire about freelance opportunities, contact Edward Roberts at firstname.lastname@example.org.