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Acquisition Editorial Intern (Fall 2018 - part-time or full-time, for-credit)

About Open Road Integrated Media

Open Road Integrated Media is a unique digital media company, combining an iconic catalog of the greatest stories ever told with an unrivaled ability to reach and cultivate global audiences as a premier digital marketer for itself and other companies. Open Road’s network of digital properties delivers compelling content that keeps audiences engaged and growing—across devices and around the world.

About the Position

The Open Road Acquisitions Editorial department is searching for an intern to work full-time or part-time for academic credit. This role will report to the Assistant Editor and will provide support to the Vice President Editorial Director and other Editors. 

 

Responsibilities

  • Provide research assistance on works for possible acquisition as well as  on renewals and queries from authors and agents;
  • Review metadata and descriptive copy; and assist in special projects; and
  • Aid in the day-to-day work of maintaining a publishing house, including administrative responsibilities.

The Ideal candidate is:

  • Interested in publishing (primarily ebooks), and particularly in bringing iconic “backlist” (previously published) titles to a new audience, as well as  the editorial-to-production processes;
  • Organized with a strong attention to detail;
  • An effective communicator with strong verbal and written skills;
  • Familiar with Microsoft Word and Excel, and Google drive;
  • Able to work independently and multitask;
  • Eligible to receive academic credit 

PLEASE NOTE, WE HAVE TWO POSITIONS POSTED, ONE PAID AND ONE FOR-CREDIT ONLY. PLEASE APPLY TO BOTH ROLES IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO BE CONSIDERED FOR THE PAID POSITION AND THE FOR-CREDIT POSITION.

Location: New York, NY

You will receive academic credits.

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