INTERNSHIPS

Gain experience in nonprofit publishing through an internship with New Village Press.


PUBLISHING COMMUNICATIONS INTERN

New Village Press, a non-profit book publisher, is seeking a communications intern to help with marketing, social media, and communications, especially related to our recent and upcoming books, beginning September, 2018.

Responsibilities may include:

- Developing e-marketing lists for upcoming books

- Communicating with media outlets to promote and publicize recent and upcoming titles

- Assisting with social media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Newsletters

- Writing blog posts

- Assisting in website maintenance and content development

- A minimum of 8 hours per week is required; 16 is preferred. A three-month or full semester commitment is requested.

Requested Qualifications:

- Facility with word-processing, social media, database, and spreadsheet applications

- Strong written and verbal communication skills

- Good understanding of task organization

- Strong analytical skill and eye for detail

- Experience with Wordpress

- Facility with Photoshop and inDesign is a big plus.

- A passion for social justice, community building, and publishing are ideal!

Perks:

- Paid public transportation via Metrocard and/or Citibike.

- Participation in local conferences, exhibitions, lectures, and author/book events, which New Village hosts and where New Village authors present.

- Will coordinate with university to provide academic credit.

- Free personal copies of the books we publish.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and two samples of written work to hello@newvillagepress.net


Website/Graphic Design Fall Internship

New Village Press has been a nonprofit publisher in the humanities and social sciences since 2005, best known for books in urban sociology, community cultural development, and healthy city design. We are now looking for a volunteer fall intern in website and graphic communications design. S/he would help redesign our website to match a new identity we are launching, as well as develop graphics to post on social media and e-marketing platforms.

Responsibilities may include:

- Help redesigning the company website using Wordpress and Bluehost

- Creating and designing various materials for print and digital marketing

- Helping New Village Press apply our updated logo to communications media

- Assisting in retouching and manipulation of photos and other images

- Work with a range of media and graphic design software

Requested Qualifications:

- Training in graphic design, communications, or related field

- Experience with Wordpress and Adobe Creative Suite or other design software

- Knowledge of graphic fundamentals in typography, print production, and the web design

- Knowledge of standard online content management systems

- Experience working on social media platforms

- A passion for social justice, community building, and publishing are ideal!

Perks:

- Paid public transportation via Metrocard and/or Citibike.

- Participation in local conferences, exhibitions, lectures, and author/book events, which New Village hosts and where New Village authors present.

- Will coordinate with university to provide academic credit.

- Free personal copies of the books we publish.

Please send a resume, cover letter, and three samples or links to previous graphic design work to hello@newvillagepress.net


Perks: Paid public transportation via Metrocard and/or Citibike. Participation in local conferences, exhibitions, lectures, and author/book events, which New Village hosts and where New Village authors present. Will coordinate with university to provide academic credit.‚Äč Free personal copies of the books we publish.

Our office is located on Manhattan's Upper West Side.


New Village Press is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to age, race, color, gender, religion, national origin, marital status, ancestry, citizenship, veteran status, sexual orientation or gender preference, physical or mental disability or other characteristic protected by applicable law.