Rodale Books, Publicity & Marketing Aide (paid)
RODALE BOOKS publicity and marketing teams are looking for an enthusiastic, detail-oriented and hard-working paid Spring 2014 aide, who is interested in a career in publicity/marketing, especially within a book publishing context. Must be available to work in our New York office 2-3 full days from mid-January to end of April. RESPONSIBILITIES• Research and compile a variety of media lists• Draft and edit press releases and galley letters• Execute a mailing from start to finish: write press materials, choose contacts to pitch to, send out mailing, follow up• Attend weekly team meetings• Assist with travel booking for author tours• Help with mailings and media requests on a daily basis• Keep the book closet organized• Assist marketing managers with social media outreach, incl. pulling art and copy from books• Assist e-mail marketing manager with research projects• Assist in preparation of sales materialsQUALIFICATIONS• Must be an undergraduate student (preferably in junior or senior year)• Available 2-3 full days throughout the spring term• Fluency in social media platforms • Good attention to detail and excellent communication skills – comfortable on the phone• Enthusiastic and energetic team player, works well in a fast-paced environment• Highly organized and able to multitaskPlease send a resume and brief cover letter explaining your interest and availability.