Houghton_MHarcourt_2012logoPublicity Intern

Paid, Full-time

Job Description:
Interns play a crucial role in the publicity department at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt. They are integrated into the department, joining publicity meetings and participating at publicity department brainstorming video conferences. Specifically, our interns learn how to do the following: Assist with publicity campaigns for high profile authors; Learn to create press kits (draft up press releases, conduct author interviews, write fact sheets, etc.); Learn to contact media and schedule media interviews and arrange author tours; Pitch phone radio interviews for authors; Perform blog/website research for a variety of books; Form partnerships with appropriate organizations for various books; Track media coverage; compile reviews/interviews/features, and fill review copy requests. Join at least one in-town author event each season.

Job Requirements:  
  • Love of cookbooks
  • Great writing skills
  • Out-of-the-box thinking
  • Ability to multitask
  • Interest in food world
  • Terrific organizational skills
Physical Requirements:
  • Might be in a stationary position for a considerable time (sitting and/or standing).
  • The person in this position needs to move about inside the office to access file cabinets, office machinery, etc.
  • Constantly operates a computer and other office productivity machinery, such as a calculator, copy machine, and computer printer. Must be able to collaborate with colleagues via face to face, conference calls, and online meetings
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (NASDAQ:HMHC) is a global learning company dedicated to changing people’s lives by fostering passionate, curious learners. As a leading provider of pre-K–12 education content, services, and cutting-edge technology solutions across a variety of media, HMH enables learning in a changing landscape. HMH is uniquely positioned to create engaging and effective educational content and experiences from early childhood to beyond the classroom.  HMH serves more than 50 million students in over 150 countries worldwide, while its award-winning children’s books, novels, non-fiction, and reference titles are enjoyed by readers throughout the world. For more information, visit http://careers.hmhco.com

PLEASE NOTE:  Houghton Mifflin Harcourt is an equal employment opportunity employer and participates in E-Verify. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of gender, race/ethnicity, gender identity, sexual orientation, protected veteran status, disability, or other protected group status.

Looking to be filled ASAP! Interested students contact Professor Denning (jkinneydenning@pace.edu) ASAP for application information.