LEE & LOW BOOKS is a family-owned, independent children's book publisher specializing in diversity. Founded in 1991, our reputation for excellence in creating beautiful, award-winning children's books is accomplished through a staff of dedicated, talented, and innovative individuals who enjoy a team-oriented work environment. LEE & LOW is located in the heart of New York City where publishing thrives!
Because of the volume of submissions, we regret that we cannot respond to every resume upon receipt. We hold onto resumes for one year for review as positions become available. If a future opportunity complements your qualifications, we will contact you. Thank you for your interest in LEE & LOW BOOKS.
LEE & LOW BOOKS (along with imprints BEBOP BOOKS and TU BOOKS) is a successful independent publisher of award-winning children's books. Our books feature characters from diverse backgrounds and tell stories that make a difference in the lives of children and parents alike. Our first books were published in 1993, and today our children's books are well respected and found in schools, libraries, and bookstores nationwide.
Candidate will provide support for the Marketing & Publicity department. Tasks include but are not limited to researching and qualifying leads through mailings and web-based research and corresponding with reviewers. The intern will work closely with our marketing and web marketing departments, learning what it takes to publicize books, create and discover niche markets, and spread the word about our unique mission to publish children's books that all children can enjoy. In a small company such as ours you will gain a wide exposure to the world of independent publishing for children.
Ideally you should possess some or all of the following qualifications:
- Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Filemaker Pro, and web research (will train).
- Administrative tasks will require candidate to be able to work well independently and budget time, resources and multiple projects efficiently.
- Experience with social media is helpful.
- Candidate should be organized, enjoy problem-solving and working in a busy, productive work environment.
- Interest in publishing and/or children's books a plus.
20 hours/week (part time)
New York City.
Unpaid but offers weekly stipend. Can be done for academic credit.
Contact: Hannah Ehrlich, Marketing & Publicity Manager
Email resume and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Note: We are no longer accepting applications for a summer intern. If you're interested in applying for a fall internship, please submit resumes and cover letters according to the instructions above.