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Description: We are an independent book publisher located in midtown Manhattan dedicated to the aim of publishing books that stimulate both the intellect and the imagination. We publish a wide range of fiction and nonfiction — including history, philosophy, memoir biography, literary fiction and noir thrillers — and we strive to reach readers around the world who share our conviction that good literature is essential to the health of our cultural life.

We are seeking a publicity intern for in our office in Manhattan who can also assist with publicity related tasks. Primary responsibilities include but are not limited to: media research, supporting publicist with proofreading press releases and managing the publicity database, making internal system updates with media hits; and assisting with media mailings and requests.

A semester-long internship in our office will expose you to a wide range of publishing tasks and should give candidates a solid understanding of the in-and-outs of the publishing industry, not just the publicity field.
Length of Internship: Start and end dates are flexible
Requirements: No previous publishing experience is required. You should have strong writing skills and broad media appetite and curiosity, a strong reading intelligence, be detail-oriented, organized, and self-motivated, and be able to juggle multiple projects under tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment.
Location: New York, NY
Application Due Date: ASAP
Payment: Unpaid. Academic/course credit is available.
How To Apply For This Internship:
Please send a brief cover letter in the body of an email and a resume as a Word or PDF attachment to: jessica[at]pegasusbooks[dot]com
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