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Description: Beaufort Books is a small independent book publisher located in New York City in the Flatiron District. We're looking for enthusiastic, dedicated interns to work directly with the managing editor on editorial, production, tracking, and the marketing of active book projects. Interns will be offered the opportunity to attend BookExpo 2018 with the publisher.

Applicants should be good writers and researchers with a desire to learn and a passion for books. Applicants should be computer savvy and familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites. We want someone who feels comfortable working independently and as part of a team.

Major duties include:

• Light proofreading, editing, and checking corrections
• Craft copy for sell sheets, press releases, dust jackets, etc.
• Update and maintain social media sites such as Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram
• Assist in researching and contacting media outlets for marketing and publicity opportunities
• Assist in preparation of author packages, marketing materials and booth set-up for BookExpo
• Other administrative duties as assigned
Length of Internship: We are very aware of maintaining a work/life balance. We are looking for interns for one to three days per week, 8 hours per day. The Spring Internship begins in early January and lasts until May or the end of the academic session. Exact dates dependent on intern's availability.
Requirements: Current students and recent grads of any major are encouraged to apply.

We are not able to accommodate remote internships.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: We are accepting applications now.
Payment: This position is unpaid. College credit can be arranged.
How To Apply For This Internship: Send a cover letter and résumé. Include your name and the phrase "Beaufort Fall Internship 2018" in the subject line of your email. Also, please include your full name in the file name of your résumé and any other attachments.
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