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Company Name: WORKMAN PUBLISHING
Description: Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill seeks an intern to work virtually—and eventually in person in our Chapel Hill, NC, office—with our dedicated marketing team. In this role you will work closely with the Director of Digital Marketing to assist with a variety of projects. We are looking for an intern who will be able to start as soon as possible and who can commit to 10 hours a week for a minimum of 7 months.
 
Responsibilities:
 
- Coordinating book mailings for accounts and consumers
- Coordinating giveaways for our ARCs and recently published books on Goodreads, LibraryThing, Algonquin Books Blog (using Google Forms), and social media
- Using Hootsuite to create drafts of social media posts about our books for Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
- Reading Algonquin and Algonquin Young Readers books, as assigned, to find appropriate quotes or passages to use on social media
- Using Canva to create social media graphic
- Creating set-up shots, photos, and videos for social media use
- Using WordPress to write drafts of Algonquin Books Blog posts
- Researching the appropriate organizations, book groups, and individuals to target for consumer marketing
 
Qualifications:
 
- Ideal candidates should be organized and detail-oriented, with strong writing skills
- Experience with Hootsuite, Canva, Excel, or WordPress a plus
- High school diploma or equivalency required
 
About Algonquin Books: Algonquin is devoted to publishing quality narrative work that stimulates, enriches, and entertains readers. Algonquin has earned international recognition with numerous bestsellers, in both fiction—including Sara Gruen’s Water for Elephants and Tayari Jones’s An American Marriage—and nonfiction, including Dan Rather’s What Unites Us and Ross Gay’s The Book of Delights. In 2013, Algonquin launched the Algonquin Young Readers imprint.
 
About Algonquin Young Readers: Algonquin Young Readers publishes books for readers seven to seventeen. From short illustrated novels for the youngest independent readers to timely and topical crossover young adult fiction, what ties our books together are unforgettable characters, absorbing stories, and superior writing.
 
Workman Publishing is steadfast in its commitment to innovation, creativity, inclusion, and excellence. Our focus is to create a diverse and supportive environment, and we are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All are welcome, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, veteran status, or any of the characteristics that make each of us wonderfully unique. With a role at our company, you’ll be part of an amazing team!
Length of Internship: 10 hours a week for a minimum of 7 months
Location: Chapel Hill, NC
Payment: Paid
How To Apply For This Internship: Please email a cover letter and résumé to Debra Linn: debra@algonquin.com.
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