Seeking Marketing & Publishing Intern

Marketing and Publishing Internship
AE Enterprises, LLC
http://www.brokeinboston.com

 

AE Enterprises, a publishing company, seeks motivated and outgoing student for sales and marketing internship. Duties revolve around promoting a new book, Broke in Boston: A Guide to Living Cheap in the City. Intern would be exposed to publishing business from the ground up with the opportunity to take on additional responsibilities.

 

This is a fun position that provides a great deal of networking opportunities and an opportunity to learn form colleagues in publishing, journalism, marketing and business. Interns who prove themselves smart, capable, and motivated will be considered for employment.

 

Responsibilities:
·
Devising marketing plans and distributing marketing materials such as press releases, professionally designed posters, giveaways, and informational kits
· Serving as media relations liaison
· Attending Boston networking and vendor events
· Coordinating with small-business owners and reporters to throw promotional parties at bars and restaurants
· Drafting and pitching press releases to the media
· Providing customer service
· Wholesaling book to bookstores
· Marketing to students and Boston residents
· Assisting Editor-in-Chief and Publisher in day-to-day operations

 

Qualifications:
· Ability to work autonomously
· High Initiative
· Enjoyment of people
· Excellent Communication Skills
· Ability to work from home computer when necessary as AE Enterprises, LLC operates a virtual office
· Prefer business, marketing, communications, or public relations majors (or related field)
· Prefer 20+ years of age
· Demonstrated professionalism, excellent communications and interpersonal skills, innovation, and the ability to self-motivate and excite others
· Some sales or marketing experience is desirable but not essential
· Experience as orientation leader/staff member, member of student government, or student activities planner also desirable
· Knowledge of Adobe Photoshop, Quark or InDesign not required but a plus
· Working knowledge of social networking websites (myspace, facebook, etc.)
· Comfort with sales and people
· Intern must have own computer and live in Boston

 

Compensation:

· unpaid with opportunity to make 25% commission from sales

 

Time Commitment:

· Estimated time commitment: 10-15hrs/wk minimum beginning ASAP but flexible for the right person

 

To Apply:

Send resume and cover letter describing interests and other obligations/plans to Andrew@brokeinboston.com.

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