Trade Publicity Internship, Spring 2019

    • Job ID: 512989-651538
    • Location: New York, NY
    • Job Type: Internship
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Job Description:

The Trade Publicity Department at W. W. Norton & Company seeks bright, energetic, and detail-oriented individuals with superior writing and oral communication skills, as well as excellent interpersonal skills, to participate in our internship program. Interns will assist in various projects, from basic office tasks like filing and photocopying clips to assisting publicists with mailings, review chasing, assembling press kits, writing and editing pitch letters, and keeping our database up-to-date by researching media contacts.

Experience and Skills:

The ideal candidate will be someone who loves reading and is interested in learning more about book publishing. He or she must have excellent research skills, and be able to prioritize, multitask, and work independently and efficiently. Interns are required to commit to three full days per week. The spring season runs from January to April.

If interested, please e-mail a cover letter, résumé, and a three-page nonfiction writing sample to Caroline Saine at csaine@wwnorton.com. The deadline for spring internship applications is Monday, November 12, 2018. Only applicants who follow these application instructions will be considered.