Intern - Digital & Editorial

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Title: Intern (Digital & Editorial)
Department: Digital & Editorial
Supervisor: Assoc. Digital Product Manager

Summary: Assist Digital and Editorial teams with various projects while gaining hands-on experience in the publishing industry.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Be an active member of the Digital and Editorial teams by supporting all efforts

  • Upon request, perform research tasks, utilizing local libraries and the internet

  • Upon request, compile book style sheets, photo wish lists, further reading lists, verify indexes, write back cover copy, etc.

  • Perform miscellaneous administrative duties, including photocopying.

  • Edit ebook metadata and validate ebook files

  • Test standard and enhanced ebooks, audiobooks, and other digital products on a variety of devices to ensure top quality

  • Test online platforms and apps on a variety of devices to ensure top quality

  • Provide QA feedback in an organized and timely manner

  • Assist in creation of ebooks, audiobooks, preview files, and other digital products as necessary

  • Assist with writing and/or editing marketing copy and project documentation

  • Perform special projects or other related business duties assigned by immediate supervisor and/or other management as required.


  • Experience and Necessary Skills:

  • Strong writing and proof reading ability

  • Proficiency with library and Internet research

  • Strong interest in children’s writing and book publishing

  • Organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Basic computer experience including MS Word

  • Familiarity with a variety of e-readers, especially iPad and Kindle

  • Knowledge of HTML, CSS, or experience with ebook creation is a plus


  • Education: Two years of undergraduate work or equivalent experience; major in English, Education, Computer Science, or related field.


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    Please send resumes or any general employment inquires to:

    Joyce Hutchinson
    Lerner Publishing Group, Inc.
    1251 Washington Ave N
    Minneapolis, MN 55401
    jhutchinson@lernerbooks.com

    FAX: 612-204-9208

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