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Current North Atlantic Books Job Openings
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Looking for a publishing internship where you get to write, read, edit, proof, and learn the fundamentals of book publishing while gaining valuable experience in a highly competitive field?
North Atlantic Books, a leading publisher in the areas of bodywork, alternative health, diet and nutrition, metaphysics, literature, and quirky aspects of pop culture, is seeking smart, resourceful, detail-oriented interns with strong writing and communications skills to work in our Berkeley, California, office.
- Must be available to work between 8–16 hours per week
- Have excellent writing and research skills
- Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
- Be able to multi-task and prioritize assignments
- Be resourceful, creative thinkers who can work independently and collaboratively
- Have some knowledge, experience, or interest in the material we publish
Our internship dates are flexible, but typically run as follows:
Fall: September – December
Spring: January – April
Summer: May – August
Marketing & Publicity Interns
Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
- Building publicity contact lists for review mailings and e-blasts
- Researching blogs, websites, and writers for specific book projects
- Writing galley letters and press releases
- Creating press kits
- Writing posts and designing materials for NAB’s social media and blog
- Tracking, clipping, and recording publicity hits as they arise
- Database entries and updates
- Fulfilling publicity requests for review copies, images, and excerpts
- Attending company, department, and author meetings
Responsibilities include but are not limited to:
- Assisting editorial team in daily tasks (proofreading, organization of manuscripts, checking indexes, etc.)
- Assisting with Title Information (TI) sheets for use by Penguin Random House sales reps:
- Research comparative titles for new books
- Edit book descriptions and author bios
- Research key selling points of new books
- Attending editorial and acquisitions meetings
- Applying for Cataloging-in-Publication data for new titles through the Library of Congress
Ready to apply?
Feel free to apply any time! You can apply for an editorial internship, a marketing and publicity internship, or both.
For editorial internships, submit a resume and cover letter in an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include the phrase “Internship Application” in your subject line.
For marketing and publicity internships, submit a resume and cover letter in an email to email@example.com. Please include the phrase “Internship Application” in your subject line.