Publicity & Marketing Internship Opportunity
Europa Editions is an independent publishing house founded in 2005 with offices in New York, London, and Rome. We are one of North America’s leading publishers of international literature.
Among our authors we count Booker Prize shortlist nominees and winners, including the 2021 Booker Prize-winning novel, The Promise; Costa Book Award winners, Pulitzer Prize winners, National Book Award finalists, and many winners of the Prix Goncourt, the Strega Prize, and the German Book Prize. Our bestselling titles have been named New York Times Editors Picks, and New York Times Notable Books of the Year.
Our bestselling authors include: Muriel Barbery (The Elegance of the Hedgehog), Jane Gardam (Old Filth); Elena Ferrante (The Neapolitan Quartet, The Lying Life of Adults); Mieko Kawakami (Breasts and Eggs, Heaven); Valérie Perrin (Fresh Water for Flowers, Three); Damon Galgut (The Promise); Christelle Dabos (The Mirror Visitor Series, Here, and Only Here); Anne Berest (The Postcard); K Patrick (Mrs. S); and Alexander Maksik (You Deserve Nothing, The Long Corner).
We publish about 40 titles a year of adult, YA, and middle-grade fiction, non-fiction, and mysteries from around the world.
Proposed start date: January 2024
Length: 5-6 months
Hours: approx. 18 hours/week, flexible hours
Supervisors: Kristi Bontrager, Publicist; Edoardo Andreoni, Editor; Kathy Wiess, Director of Sales, Marketing, and Business Development.
The successful candidate will be supervised directly by managers of the marketing, sales, and publicity departments. They will gain experience in many aspects of the daily running of the publishing house. These may include but are not limited to: scheduling, preparing marketing and publicity material including tip sheets and catalog copy; direct-to-consumer marketing through social media, advertising, newsletters; developing effective digital creatives and campaign visuals; metadata management and optimization; online events management. Candidates will also have the opportunity to present titles internally, to salespeople, and to booksellers.
The internship offers a monthly stipend and unlimited copies of Europa publications.
Candidates will be expected to work in our office in Manhattan, on a flexible schedule.
HOW TO APPLY
Send a 1-page cover letter explaining your suitability for the position, your experience, and listing the last three books you have read with a brief description of how you discovered them together with your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line “Winter 2024 Internship at Europa Editions.”
PLEASE INDICATE your earliest start date in your cover letter.