HarperCollins Publishers

Summer 2018 Custom Sales Intern

Job Locations US-TN-Nashville


Start living for your future now, by gaining real-world job experience with a paid summer internship at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. For the seventh consecutive year, our CEO has been recognized as a significant contributor to keeping Nashville’s business sector thriving and growing by The Nashville Post.    As the world’s largest Christian publisher we are home to authors: Chip and Joanna Gaines, Sadie Robertson, Simone Biles, Kwame Alexander, Dave Ramsey, John Maxwell, Jen Hatmaker, Andy Stanley, Louie Giglio, and thousands more.  Adding HarperCollins Christian Publishing to your list of networks will help build your resume with industry respected training and experience. 




Essential Responsibilities: The Custom Sales Intern will be responsible for assisting all Custom Sales Team efforts. Intern will experience all facets of custom sales; everything from ideation to sell-in to sell-through.


The intern will:

  • Assist in custom product ideation
  • Track and present custom ideas to entire sales team
  • Run reports to aid in the sell-in & sell-through of exclusive products
  • Attend strategic custom meetings
  • Contribute and participate in sales pitches to customers
  • Contribute to the coordination of marketing on custom products
  • Research exclusive product trends
  • Some clerical work (e.g. filing, email, note taking, etc)


Must be a Fall 2018 College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student


Skills Required:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Comfortability with numbers and reports
  • Research skills                  


Behavioral Skills:

  • Creative mindset
  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Self-Starter/Proactive
  • Professional Conduct
  • Multi-tasker
  • Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written


Industry Knowledge: Candidates should have a passion for innovative sales & a love for books. General understanding of the Christian market is a plus, but not required.


HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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