Internships & Jobs of the Week: Arts, Communications & Languages

Penguin Random House | Remote Internship | Paid $20 an hour

Penguin Random House will be offering our first remote paid internship opportunity available in one of our adult or children’s editorial departments.  When a book proposal is received, the Editor decides whether or not to pursue it for acquisition. An Editor works with the author to turn the manuscript into a finished book. They negotiate contracts, edit the books for content, structure and on a line-by-line basis, and collaborate with internal departments on how to package, market, and publicize the book. Interns will learn more about the editorial process, publishing industry, and our business through employee speaker series digital events over the course of the program. Fall interns work for 14 hours per week for 8 weeks and are paid $20 hr. Intern schedules will be flexible to account for candidates who may be located in a variety of time zones.  Program Dates: September 28, 2020 – November 20, 2020  Application Deadline: August 16, 2020

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National Queer Theater | Remote Internship | Paid ($1000 Stipend)

The Artistic Engagement Intern will assist the Artistic Director with the daily tasks of running the theater, including public programming and community initiatives. This position is remote- applicants need not reside in New York City. Intern will gain skills and mentorship in artistic production, literary management, company management, fundraising, event management, education/applied theater, and marketing. Skills required: Google G Suite (docs, drive, gmail), strong writing, organized, works well independently and collaborating with others. Experience and passion for LGBTQ issues, community organizing, and performing arts are strongly preferred. To Apply: Please send a professional resume and cover letter explaining your interest in National Queer Theater as PDF files to  DEADLINE: Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at 11:59PM EST

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Farrar, Straus, and Giroux  Publisher|Remote Internship | Paid $15 an hour

Farrar, Straus and Company is renowned for its international list of literary fiction, nonfiction, poetry and children’s books. Farrar, Straus and Giroux authors have won extraordinary acclaim over the years, including numerous National Book Awards, Pulitzer Prizes, and twenty-two Nobel Prizes in literature and Nobel Prizes. If you would like to apply to FSG’s remote internship program for an introduction to book publishing, please email a résumé and cover letter (telling us about yourself and why you want this internship) to FSG interns work in a variety of departments—including editorial, publicity, sales, contracts, and subsidiary rights—between 18–25 hours per week for 10–12 weeks. Interns are paid $15/hour. FSG is accepting applicants from anyone eligible to work in the United States. Deadline: Applications for the fall internship session must be submitted on or before August 17. Successful applicants will be notified by September 4. The program will be starting in late September.

For more information and to apply see HERE

Warner Music Group | Assistant, Digital Marketing Operations (Pop/ Rock/ Big Beat) | Full time paid job

Warner Music Group (WMG) today brings together artists, songwriters and entrepreneurs that are moving entertainment culture across the globe. We currently have a fantastic opportunity to join our innovative and highly sought-after Pop/Rock/Big Beat Digital Marketing team at Atlantic Records. The Digital team at Atlantic Records is a full-service, agency-like marketing team, dedicated to building artist careers through the intersection of music and technology. We are responsible for all digital strategy and marketing for all artists on the roster, acting as artist partners in our 360 relationships, across music, touring, merch, and all other aspects of the artist career. Through creative marketing campaigns, we build online and mobile fan communities, with an eye towards evolving the way that fans listen to, participate in, and purchase music and related products.  You must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task, as you will be assisting many artist projects, and administrating a fast-paced, large, growing team. You will be the direct operational support for the Pop/Rock/Big Beat digital marketing team across all aspects of a music release – you will also be working closely with product managers, our in-house creative design, development and video team, and artist managers to help bring artists’ visions to life.

For more information and to apply see HERE

2020-2021 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL | Programming Department Internship | NYC / Paid

The TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL PROGRAMMING DEPARTMENT is looking for creative, hardworking and responsible college students (at least 21 years old by Festival dates) and recent grads (‘19 – ‘20) that have a strong interest in film, film festivals, film related production, and event planning for the 2021 TRIBECA FILM FESTIVAL. Interns will take direction from the Manager, Programming Operations and assist with the day to day operations of the Programming department. This internship is an incredible opportunity to be immersed and gain essential knowledge of the world of independent film and the independent film industry.
Interns will initially start by assisting the Programming Department (along with other Festival staff members) with various administrative duties and assorted relevant projects. Such duties will include database entry, responding to general Festival inquiries, film and film industry research. Duties and responsibilities will greatly increase as the 2021 Festival approaches. All interns MUST BE AVAILABLE to participate during the 2021 Tribeca Film Festival.

For more information and to apply see HERE

 Creative Circle  | Remote Communications Copywriter (Beauty / CPG) | Paid

Our client, a global beauty company, is looking for a remote Communications Copywriter to work on one of their luxury brands, on an ongoing freelance basis. In this role, the Remote Communications Copywriter will be responsible for the strategy and creation of content across sales support materials, proposals, internal communications and marketing for the brand. You must have at least 1-2 years of copywriting experience in the beauty or CPG space.

For more information and to apply see HERE

 VelvetJobs | Associate Production Editor | NYC

Penguin Young Readers Group is seeking an Associate Production Editor to copyedit and proofread all stages of books, from electronically copyedited manuscripts through blues. This role will focus on young adult, middle grade, graphic novel, and picture book titles. The ideal candidate is up-to-date on conversations among editors and journalists on social media and in stylebook Q&As about which style and grammar choices are being questioned and why, and is open to thoughtful dialogue with the author about copy editing choices.

For more information and to apply see HERE


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