Lucinda Literary

Editorial & Marketing Intern

Company: Lucinda Literary

Job Title: Editorial & Marketing Intern

Description: The Editorial and Online Marketing Internship offers high-energy, self-motivated, creative, do-it-all interns the opportunity to gain experience in tasks such as:

  • Reading and managing the “slush pile” (unsolicited queries to our agency)
  • Writing readers reports and assessments for our agents
  • Corresponding with writers
  • Gathering information on industry trends and comparative books research
  • Learning and assisting with social media and marketing efforts using tools such as Excel, Asana, Mailchimp, and Google Analytics
  • Drafting, designing, and editing our newsletters and blog posts

As a paid position, this role is ideal for graduate students in the Arts, Marketing, or Communications fields or those in relevant undergraduate university programs seeking an “in” to publishing, an apprenticeship, or course credit in the representation and marketing areas of book publishing. Interns will benefit from frequent, direct interface with members of the company and gain a diversity of experience transferable to any later career in publishing or online marketing.

This internship is held remotely under a flexible weekday schedule, alongside additional reading time when possible. We can accommodate existing school or part-time work requirements and course credit is available. At the end of the program, President Lucinda Halpern will lend her review and feedback on the intern’s final cover letter and resume as well as her mentorship for career opportunities.

Requirements: Students with excellent research, writing, communication, and organizational skills. Previous office experience is preferred, but not required.

How To Apply: Please send your cover letter and resume to julia@lucindaliterary.com, marking “Internship” along with a short description of any relevant education or experience in your subject line. We will contact you for an interview upon considering your application.

Expiration Date: October 1, 2022

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