Three Rooms Press seeks Publicity Intern: 8 hrs per week onsite in NYC

Location
10014, New York City
Salary
$400 monthly stipend
Posted
Feb 20, 2019
Ref
TRP-MB-004
Level
Entry Level
Metro Area
New York
Duration
Internship

Publicity intern wanted to help Three Rooms Press promote upcoming books and literary events. Some writing will be required for our monthly newsletter, press releases, event posting, emails, etc. You’ll also be doing some basic database management, event listing, posting to social media, and so on. We’re a very welcoming team, and your ideas will always be heard and taken into consideration, so don’t be afraid to speak up. As always, there will be some envelope stuffing, but don’t worry, we'll help too. Also, fair warning: you’ll have to take a lot of photos of books.

This is an parttime position, requiring two half-days (4 hours per day, 10am-2pm, Monday-Friday) ONSITE at our Greenwich Village office: perfect for undergrads or grad students or anyone interested in the publishing industry. Please do not apply if you cannot work onsite, two weekdays per week, during the hours listed above.

Requirements: 

  • Interest in books, the book publishing industry, and indie presses
  • Be able to write quickly and precisely 
  • Know your way around Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc. 
  • Some basic knowledge of excel preferred
  • Basic proofreading skills 
  • Ability to write a press release is a big plus!
  • Out-of-the-box thinking is a plus! 

About us: 

Three Rooms Press is a fierce New York-based independent publisher inspired by dada, punk, and passion. Now celebrating its 25th anniversary, Three Rooms Press serves as a leading independent publisher of cut-the-edge creative, including fiction, memoir, poetry translations, drama and art, covering a variety of genres including mystery/noir, science fiction, YA, and the arts. In addition, Three Rooms Press produces and promotes a variety of literary and cultural events worldwide, including readings, plays, workshops, and concerts. Three Rooms Press books are distributed in North America and internationally via PGW/Ingram.

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