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Title/Position: Publishing Intern

Location: New York, NY hybrid

Employment Type: Internship

Full Time, 3 months, $15 per hour

Crooked Lane Books / Alcove Press is looking for a creative, ambitious, and versatile intern to join our marketing team. This is a unique, hands-on position with immediate opportunities for learning and growth. It will challenge anyone whose interests combine marketing, publicity, social media, events, and advertising. Duties include assisting in the promotion and sale of all titles, administrative tasks, evaluation of submissions, and attendance at in-house meetings.

Essential job responsibilities include:

  • Support the promotional process from acquisition through publication, including mailings, online review sites, and social media.
  • Draft sales and marketing copy and materials for sales, key accounts, and consumers, including but not exclusive to catalog copy, galley copy, and flap copy.
  • Create marketing and publicist assets, using design programs, for title campaigns, social media, and seasonal projects.
  • Update trackers and dashboards to ensure title-by-title and department-wide success.
  • Read and comment on fiction and nonfiction submissions for acquisition from agents and authors.
  • Conduct special research projects as they arise including comparable title, sales, and market analysis.

The ideal candidate would:

  • Have a B.A. or B.S. as well as 1-2 applicable internships
  • Be organized and detail-oriented entrepreneurs who are able to work on projects that require a diverse skill set
  • Have rigorous analytical thinking as well as the ability to monitor and support multiple projects simultaneously are a must
  • Be passionate not only about books but the processes that deliver them to readers
  • Be ready to take independent responsibility for projects immediately and be poised for rapid professional growth

About Crooked Lane Books | Alcove Press

Founded in 2015, Crooked Lane Books is an independent publisher that strives to entertain the many readers of commercial crime fiction. Alcove Press, an imprint of Crooked Lane, is dedicated to publishing upmarket book club fiction. Both are responsive to readers’ interests and agile within the industry to bring our authors’ titles to the widest possible audience.

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