IPG is always looking for qualified applicants for full-time internships. Qualified candidates are recent college graduates who possess strong written and verbal skills, the ability to multi-task, and a passion for the publishing industry. Other preferred experience includes some sales experience, fluency in Word, Excel, and other Microsoft Office programs, and some knowledge of HTML and CSS. Experience in the book industry and a degree in a related field is a plus. Typically, IPG hires two rotating interns per six-month period; however, a dedicated internship opportunity can become available from time to time. The hours of work are Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. The hourly stipend is currently $10 per hour. Please send résumés and cover letters via e-mail to Mark Saavedra. No phone calls, please.
Trafalgar Square Publishing, a division of Independent Publishers Group, is seeking a full-time, dedicated intern to join a successful publicity department representing a variety of international publishers. Candidates must demonstrate exceptional written communication skills, have a working knowledge of national and regional media, and be able to multi-task efficiently. Previous PR or publishing experience is not required.
This is a paid internship. Send cover letter, resume, and two current writing samples to Mark Saavedra at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
Sales Department Intern
Independent Publishers Group is seeking a full-time Sales Department Intern. This individual’s primary responsibilities will be to assist the sales department in all aspects of sales and customer service to accounts. Duties will include: assisting the Sales Department in areas such as coding frontlist titles, producing sales reports, maintaining our sales database, producing customized marketing materials, and additional duties as assigned. The ideal candidate will preferably have 1-2 years of experience in the book industry, an interest in and aptitude for sales, have very strong customer service skills, be very familiar with all MS Office programs, and be able to manage multiple projects efficiently. Proficiency in Spanish is a plus. Interested candidates should forward their resumes to Mark Saavedra at email@example.com. No phone calls, please.