HarperCollins Publishers

Summer Internship 2018 - Ecco Publicity

Job Locations US-NY-New York
Category
Publicity

Overview

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Our Ecco publicity team is currently seeking a summer intern! 

 

Ecco (Italian for "there it is") was born as an independent press in 1971, and in 1999 became an imprint of HarperCollins. Today, Ecco publishes about 40 books a year, from literary fiction and general nonfiction to poetry, cookbooks, and literature in translation, by authors including Nobel Laureates, Pulitzer Prize winners, and National Book Award recipients among others, such as Richard Ford, Russell Banks, Joyce Carol Oates, Patti Smith, John Ashbery, Charles Bukowski, Anthony Bourdain, Mario Batali, Ben Fountain, Ron Rash, Amy Tan, Kevin Wilson, Patrick DeWitt, Madeline Miller, and David Wroblewski.

 

This summer internship is a paid opportunity (28 hours per week), and it will run from June 11 through August 16 for a total of 10 weeks.

 

 

Responsibilities

  • Creates press materials with guidance.
  • Completes media mailings.
  • Fulfills jpeg and excerpt requests.
  • Tracks and logs ongoing media coverage into database.

 

Qualifications

  • Applicants must be at least entering their junior year of college
  • Applicants going into their senior year of college, grad students, or college graduates preferred
  • Must be proficient in the Microsoft Office Suite
  • Strong analytical reading and writing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Is detail-oriented and organized
  • Ability to juggle multiple projects
  • Public relations experience (classes/clubs/freelance work) a plus
  • Is passionate about publishing
  • Applications MUST have a cover letter

HarperCollins Publishers is an equal opportunity employer.

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