Saturday, November 12, 2011

Publicity Internship, Harlequin Nonfiction, NYC

Company Name:HARLEQUIN
Description:Harlequin Nonfiction Imprint is looking for an energetic, detail-oriented, and organized person with a passion for books. The Publicity Intern will be provided with guidance, direction, and coaching from the Sr. Publicity Manager, focusing on lifestyle (diet, nutrition, fitness) and memoir publications. This is a great opportunity to learn about public relations, book publishing, and develop communication and business skills.

Intern will be responsible for duties related to the Publicity Department such as:
• Communicating with media contacts to insure that they have all necessary publicity materials
• Opportunity to draft copy used for press materials or to assist in pitching titles to select media.
• Researching outlets for possible coverage
• Assembling press kits and filing press clippings
Length of Internship:Available year round during the fall (Sept to Dec), spring (Jan to April), and summer (May to August) semesters.
Requirements:Candidate must be an active senior undergraduate or current graduate student, and applying to receive academic credit. Students unable to receive academic credit will not be considered.

Three years of college with a concentration in Public Relations, Communication, Journalism, or Publishing.

Excellent writing/editing skills required, along with a strong interest and familiarity with women’s publishing.

We are looking for an intern committed to starting a career in public relations.

Must be able to devote up to 20 morning/afternoon hours per week throughout the course of the internship (approximately 200+ hours in total) 
Location:Located in the Woolworth Building. New York, NY 10279. Close to all subways.
Application Due Date:One month prior to the start of the semester
Payment:Academic Credit required - $500 stipend at the conclusion
How To Apply For This Internship:Email your letter of interest and résumé to

Include “Publicity” in the subject line along with the semester and year you are applying for, e.g., Fall 2011. Reference: Bookjobs in your cover letter.

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