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Melville House

Managing Editor

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
5.20.19

This is a key administrative position in a highly collaborative independent publishing environment. This position is the “air traffic controller” at the heart of that collaboration, so we are looking for a person with impeccable organizational and time management skills, someone detail-oriented, and an excellent communicator. 
 

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Publishizer

Agent

Brooklyn
NY
posted 
5.16.19

Hi, thanks for your interest in agenting at Publishizer!

Do you love books and deal-making? If not, then agenting might not be an enjoyable career for you. If yes, then please read on.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Literary Events Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

The Literary Events Internship will focus on marketing, program development, and research centered around our public literary events and projects. These include our “Literary Conversations” series, the annual PEN/Faulkner Award Ceremony, the annual PEN/Faulkner Gala, and many more exciting events featuring today’s most popular and talented authors!
 

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Writers in Schools Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

Writers in Schools (WinS) is PEN/Faulkner’s K–12 literary arts education and community outreach programming. WinS brings contemporary literature and living writers into under-resourced DC public schools, public charter schools, community organizations, and the DC Jail; donates books to low-income readers; administers an annual Youth Essay Contest; hosts in-class personal essay writing workshop residencies with professional writers; provides bilingual Spanish/English books and programming; and offers summer youth programming.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Research & Evaluation Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

Writers in Schools (WinS) is PEN/Faulkner’s K–12 literary arts education and community outreach programming. WinS brings contemporary literature and living writers into under-resourced DC public schools, public charter schools, community organizations, and the DC Jail; donates books to low-income readers; administers an annual Youth Essay Contest; hosts in-class personal essay writing workshop residencies with professional writers; provides bilingual Spanish/English books and programming; and offers summer youth programming.

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PEN/Faulkner Foundation

Marketing Internship

Washington, DC
DC
posted 
4.3.19

The Marketing Internship will focus largely on social media marketing for PEN/Faulkner, though a range of other marketing responsibilities—from photography to video editing—may come into play, depending on candidate qualifications. The Marketing Intern will act as a steward (in partnership with PEN/Faulkner’s full-time staff) of the organization’s Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram accounts and generally contribute to the ongoing marketing efforts of the organization.

                                       

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