Jobs

We're currently not hiring, sorry! Please check back to see when we are. But we are looking for interns this summer! 

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Summer 2014 Marketing and Publicity Internship

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 Summer 2014.

This internship will begin in May and run through the end of August. The candidate will ideally be available to start on May 19 or earlier.

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

·       Generating 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

Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Email your cover letter and resume to suzanne@quirkbooks.com by April 14. Please include subject line INTERN.

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Summer 2014 Social Media & Marketing Intern 

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 Summer 2014.

Duties:

·       Research and build online media lists for upcoming titles.

·       Create fun, innovative web content. IE: Blogs, quizzes, Tumblr images, 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.

Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Email your cover letter, resume, and links to relevant social media profiles to eric@quirkbooks.com by April 14th. Please include subject line INTERN.