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Merit Press, Avon, MA

Posted:  5/15/13

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Job Type:    Internship
Contact Info:    Please visit: for contact info
Posting Number: 105900 Or Click

Full Description:    This part-time paid internship is an immersion in the busy, kaleidoscopic world of the Merit Press, a small realistic contemporary publisher of Young Adult fiction. Duties will include  reading submissions, to assisting in preparing pre-pubication materials, correspondence and phone messages from agents and authors, communication with other editors, computer drive management, learning the basics of writing and understanding copy, and helping institute Merit Press’ social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, Pintrest, Tumblr, and other sites. This individual would work and learn directly with Editor-in-Chief Jacquelyn Mitchard. This job requires excellent grammar and writing skills, a reader’s eye, a self-starter personality, the willingness to suggest new ideas, and the congeniality and tolerance so necessary in any creative endeavor.
Job Requirements:    Must be current student
Hours per Week:    1-20
Job Start Date:    5/20/2013 – Flexible
Wage:    $8.00/hour

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