HarperCollins Publishers

  • Summer 2019 Marketing Intern

    Job Locations US-TN-Nashville
  • Overview

    This internship is for SUMMER 2019 in the HarperCollins Christian Publishing offices located in Nashville, TN.


    The marketing intern will be responsible for assisting Nelson Books’ marketing and publicity efforts. 





    Role responsibilities may include:

    • Process marketing communications outreach (book/galley mailings, email campaigns, etc.)
    • Design and develop marketing collateral and communications materials (marketing plans, postcards, social media memes & posts, proposals, sales presentations, etc.)
    • Monitor and report book marketing, publicity, and sales performance (media mentions, author activity, reader/consumer engagement, point-of-sale reporting, expense tracking, etc.)
    • Build author platform profiles (social media audience, benchmarking, growth tracking)
    • Develop project plans, itineraries, and schedules
    • Build and maintain marketing databases (vendor directories, PR contacts, consumer databases)
    • Assist with special projects as needed
    • Clerical work (e.g. photocopying, filing, email, note taking, etc.)


    Must be a Fall 2019 College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student


    Industry Knowledge:

    Candidates should have a working knowledge of how Marketing, Public Relations and Sales work together. 

    General understanding of the Christian market is a plus, but not required. 


    Skills Required:

    • Solid understanding of marketing and consumer behavior principles
    • Basic understanding of publicity in the entertainment industry
    • Knowledge of social media and its benefits for marketing purposes
    • Skilled in digital marketing including email marketing and digital ad placements
    • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with good use of tact and diplomacy
    • Excellent verbal and written communication; skilled in knowledge and use of
      English grammar     
    • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team; comfortable asking for direction when needed  
    • Relative proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
    • Canva design experience a plus

    Additional Skills Required:

    • Organized

    • Efficient

    • Detail-oriented

    • Proactive

    • Self-starter

    • Outgoing

    • Professional

    • Ability to handle multiple tasks

    HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


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