Position Description
Press Princeton University Press
Marketing and Sales
Publicity Internship – 2019 Spring (Princeton, NJ)


The Publicity Department works with the media to generate coverage of PUP books through reviews, interviews, op-eds, and more. The position is an opportunity to become familiar with, and to participate in, the tasks which go into publicizing books for a major university press. Responsibilities include conducting research related to various books for marketing purposes, researching and updating contact information for media personnel in the database, fulfilling requests from reviewers for copies of books, tracking and organizing book reviews, and ensuring reviewers receive bound galleys of books and press releases in a timely manner. The Publicity Intern reports to the Publicity Assistant.

We are seeking 1 Intern for the Publicity department and they must commit to working 15  hours every week in the Princeton, NJ office and will be paid $10 per hour.

Position Requirements:

  • Must be attending a two-year college or university with a strong concentration, or major, in the humanities, preferably English or Communications.
  • Must be at least 18 years old.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills, verbal and written communication skills, and interpersonal skills.
  • Must be proficient in Word and the internet, and be familiar with databases.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to multi-task.

To Apply:

The deadline for applications is Friday, November 2, 2018.

Applications will only be accepted in Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF formatting. Please send a Cover Letter and Resume to resumes@press.princeton.edu, and indicate both which semester you would like to intern and to which department you are submitting an application.

We thank all applicants; however, only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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