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Senior Publicist

Island Press is seeking an energetic and imaginative media professional to join our busy publicity department. We desire a self-starter with a strong initiative and a passion for the environment to generate awareness and interest in Island Press content, authors, and campaigns. This position will work closely with the marketing team, authors, editors, and the media through publicity materials, events, conferences, on-line, and over the phone for outreach of new titles and cross-promotion of backlist titles in trade, professional, and academic areas.

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We generally hire interns for the fall, spring, and summer terms. We look for interns who are interested in learning about the book publishing field or have a specific interest in a particular publishing discipline. Candidates will be matched with the internship that best fits his/her interests and experience; however, you may note your preference. Recruiting will continue until all available positions are filled. Internships are unpaid, volunteer positions and we request 10-20 hours per week of availability.

We are currently recruiting for the spring 2017 semester. Internships are available in the following departments:

  • Editorial
  • Publicity
  • Web and Social Media

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To Apply:

If you are interested in one of our available positions, please email a cover letter and résumé stating position of interest to Island Press at: