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OPEN POSITION: FALL INTERN, MARKETING & PUBLICITY

Summary

Gain experience in book marketing and publicity at an independent book publisher! Quirk Books, located in Philadelphia’s Old City, is currently seeking an intern for their marketing and publicity department for Fall 2014.

This internship will begin at the end of August and run through the Fall semester.

Duties

·       Assist with press mailings on a daily basis

·       Catalogue reports of media coverage into our database

·       Write 1-2 press and/or marketing materials with guidance from staff

·       Help research media contacts

·       Generate web content, i.e. excerpts, quizzes, fun facts, blog posts

·       Copying and filing

Qualifications

·       English, journalism, marketing, or communications major or interest in major

·       Must be able to put in 15 hours per week minimum in at least 3 hour increments—welcome to intern more if available

·       Office experience a plus

For more information about Quirk Books, visit www.quirkbooks.com. Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Email your cover letter and resume to suzanne@quirkbooks.com by August 15. Please include subject line INTERN.

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OPEN POSITION: FALL INTERN, SOCIAL MEDIA & MARKETING

Description:  Gain experience working in social media at an independent book publisher! Quirk Books, located in Philadelphia’s Old City, is currently seeking a social media and marketing intern for their marketing and publicity department for Fall 2014.

This internship will begin at the end of August and run through the Fall semester.

Duties:

·       Research and build online media lists for upcoming titles.

·       Help maintain our growing social niche communities.

·       Create fun, innovative web content. IE: Blog posts, Tumblr content, etc.

·       Assist with mailings.

·       Edit blog posts.

·       Help maintain and update the company website.

Qualifications:

·       English, journalism, marketing, or communications major or interest in major.

·       Familiarity with and active presence on major social networking sites.

·       Creative and professional writing skills.

For more information about Quirk Books, visit www.quirkbooks.com.  Please note that this is an unpaid internship.

Email your cover letter (with relevant social media links) and resume to eric@quirkbooks.com by August 15. Please include subject line INTERN.