Marketing Internship (to turn into paid position):
Position starts: 8/1/14
At Unsolicited Press we value autonomous creators who can cooperate within the group. Every employee here has started out working for free. Many employees don't take home a large paycheck because book publishing is an investment. The founding editors invest capital in publishing books that generate returns. Most often we break even, and anything left is evenly distributed between the employees. Because of this, we hire only the most dedicated book folks in the business. We publish books that other publishers would pass up because they didn't know where to "fit" them. Our main focus is poetry, fiction (literary), and creative nonfiction.
Each editor is responsible for some marketing aspect, but we need a marketing intern to promote Unsolicited Press, the books, the blog, and more. The intern is required to write press releases, 1 blog per week (for The Buzz), generate social media that supports upcoming publications, contests and more.
After the 3-month period, we will evaluate your efforts. If you have exceeded our expectations, then we will offer you a six-month position (contract-based) that outlines a payment structure (the same one we all work on). Should you continue to be successful, we will give you more tasks. You will be in charge of major marketing choices.
We try to hold a Skype meeting at least once per month with our employees who work remotely.
To apply for the position, applicants need to submit a cover letter and a resume. The cover letter should have some pizzazz. We want to see why you belong with Unsolicited Press!
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