This is an unpaid internship and requires a commitment of 15 to 20 hours per week for the duration of the winter semester, approximately September through December. Interns will schedule their time during company operating hours: 8 a.m. through 6 p.m., Monday through Friday. Interns will be compensated with work experience, course credit (if applicable), reference letters, and complimentary copies of backlist hurts and new title releases during the course of their internship at Llewellyn. Winter applications will be accepted through December 31, 2014.
Interns will apply their skills while working closely with members of the Publicity department in support of campaigns and promotional projects for the titles. Tasks include:
Coordinating mailings of galleys and other materials
Tracking and logging reviews
Assembling press kits and writing pitch letters
Researching awards programs
Creating event signage
Assisting in administrative tasks such as data entry, photocopying, and various support duties
Preparing materials for trade and consumer shows
Applicants must be actively working towards a college-level educational degree, where an internship is prescribed or required as part of the educational curriculum.
Interns will receive training in the programs and databases specific to Llewellyn publicity functions including CisionPoint, NetGalley, Campaign Enterprise. Interns should also be comfortable with:
Microsoft Office 2007 applications (including Word, Outlook, Publisher, and Excel); Adobe Photoshop, InDesign on MAC a plus
Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter.
Additionally, interns should possess the ability to: