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Managing Editorial Intern (Fall 2018 - part-time, for-credit)

About Open Road Integrated Media

Open Road Integrated Media is a prestige content brand delivering digital experiences that entertain and inform readers around the world.

Laser-focused on revenue, reach, and repeat customers, the Open Road network of digital properties produces compelling stories that keep audiences engaged — across devices, content verticals, and global territories.

About the Position

The Managing Editorial Intern will assist the Managing Editorial department in a number of tasks related to ebook and POD production, including preparing hard copy files for digitization, device QA, data entry, departmental administrative tasks, copyediting and some proofreading. The intern will report to the Assistant Production Editor and work closely with Editorial, Production, and Design team members. Please note that this internship is for academic credit and will not be paid. 

Open Road is a fast-paced, high-profile startup—details and deadlines are of the essence. The right individual will have the unique opportunity to experience all aspects of managing editorial in a next-generation publishing environment.

Responsibilities

  • Perform quality assurance of Open Road titles on major reading devices (iPad, Kindle, and others)
  • Proofread POD files
  • Enter descriptive copy and other metadata as needed in title management system
  • Prep books for digitization
  • Check current Open Road titles on Apple, Amazon, and other major etailers to ensure they are active and display the correct metadata
  • Assist in keeping title reports up-to-date and accurate
  • Convert e-books from manuscript and assist with formatting and correcting e-book files.

Requirements

  • Strong attention to detail and ability to efficiently manage time and work independently
  • Demonstrated interest in managing editorial and next-generation publishing
  • Knowledge of e-reader devices and basic grasp of html and InDesign helpful
  • Must be eligible to receive academic credit for this internship opportunity
  • Must be able to work out of our office located in the Financial District in Manhattan
  • Available 14-16  hours (2-3 days) a week, in-office

Location: New York, NY

You will receive academic credits.

 

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