HarperCollins Publishers

Summer 2018 Editorial and Marketing 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 W Publishing intern will be responsible for assisting both the editorial and marketing teams and will gain a broad overview of the publishing process.


The intern will:

  • Acquire working knowledge of standard proofreading marks and The Chicago Manual of Style by assisting with page proofs
  • Participate in acquisitions and titling meetings
  • Attend sales pub boards as appropriate
  • Manage media mailing lists
  • Order and ship media review books
  • Support advance reader mailings
  • Manage Net Galley account (loading new titles and approving reviewer requests)
  • Communicate with authors regarding deals and promotions
  • Some clerical work (e.g. photocopying, binding, filing, email, note taking, and data entry)


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


Skills Required:

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)  
  • Research skills                                                 


Behavioral Skills:

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


Industry Knowledge: Candidates should have a passionate interest in the publishing industry, with a specific passion for non-fiction preferred. General understanding of the Christian market is a plus, but not required.


HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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