Job Openings

Production Associate (Spanish-speaking)

Independent Publishers Group is seeking a full-time member of the production department. Primary responsibilities include writing marketing copy for our Spanish books catalog, proofreading and editing copy, communicating with client publishers in both English and Spanish, record processing and tracking, layout/design, and tasks related to all aspects of seasonal catalog production as well as other smaller marketing/sales pieces. The ideal candidate must be extremely detail-oriented, must have excellent communication and organizational skills, and must be able to manage several tasks simultaneously. Fluency in spoken and written Spanish, proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel, and editorial and design experience (knowledge of InDesign and Adobe Photoshop) required. Please send résumés and cover letters via e-mail to Mark Saavedra. No phone calls, please.

Small Press United Sales Administrator

Small Press United is looking for an administrative sales assistant to help oversee the rolling submission workflow from the time new titles are submitted until they have gone live at the vendors. Responsibilities will include coordinating with the SPU director and the inventory, production, and data departments to keep titles on schedule, writing of copy and author bios, and occasionally following up with reps and accounts to make sure new titles are available and sales are moving forward. This position will also work closely with other members of the sales department to sort through unsolicited publisher submissions and refer them to SPU, and to oversee and process timely sales-related drop shipments for other IPG publishers. The ideal candidate is good at multitasking and organizing with strong customer service skills, writing, and experience with Excel, Trilogy, and Title Management. Please send resume and cover letters via e-mail to Mark Saavedra at msaavedra@ipgbook.com. No phone calls, please.

Internship Program

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 $8.25 per hour. Please send résumés and cover letters via e-mail to Mark Saavedra. No phone calls, please.