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  • 2013

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About Hilsinger-Mendelson: 

Hillsinger-Mendelson, one of the country’s pre-eminent literary public relations firms, is looking for an extremely motivated, web-savvy intern to assist on publicity and social media marketing campaigns for high-profile books and authors. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on, resume-building experience in the world of public relations, marketing, and book publishing.
 
Primary responsibilities for this internship will include:
 
Social media content development

  • Writing creative social copy for designated social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc...), to include evergreen content development in addition to timely topic response & commentary.
  • managing, monitoring and building community on various social media platforms;
  • monitoring social media accounts through various analytic software;
  • helping set up social media programs for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr.

 
Blogger outreach

  • identifying and engaging with influencers, blogs, websites and fans;
  • monitoring online chatter for brand coverage and content opportunities;
  • researching popular blogs, websites and writers for specific book projects;
  • determining the popularity and reach of blogs and websites in order to target outreach;
  • developing/maintaining online media lists and editorial calendars;
  • monitoring trends/topics/opportunities online and developing ideas for new content and strategies.

Misc

  • handling follow-up as assigned for outreach campaigns;
  • and assisting with other digital media initiatives and administrative tasks.

 
Qualifications

  • Heavy user of social media
  • A thorough understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube)
  • Candidates will be avid readers of tech and social media sites
  • Highly-adaptive writing and communication skills
  • Must have active accounts across key social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pinterest
  • Must have exceptional traditional writing skills and a flair for “socialnetworkkingspeak”
  • A familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and other creative suite programs is a plus, in order to assist with content creation.

 
The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with a keen interest in the book publishing industry, digital media and online marketing. A passion for social media, a desire to expand upon existing digital skills, and 15-24 hours -- minimum-- a week in availability are all requirements.
 
For consideration, please complete the following steps:

  1. Send a BRIEF cover letter and resume to cdaniel@hmieast.com
  2. For the subject line, write only: Internship
  3. Include links to any relevant social media accounts (Twitter, Pinterest, Digg, etc..),
  4. What are you reading online? List your top ten favorite sites.
  5. Do you have any relationships with any media outlets? What are they?

 

Requirements/Necessary Skills for Recruitment: 

Hillsinger-Mendelson, one of the country’s pre-eminent literary public relations firms, is looking for an extremely motivated, web-savvy intern to assist on publicity and social media marketing campaigns for high-profile books and authors. This is a great opportunity to gain invaluable hands-on, resume-building experience in the world of public relations, marketing, and book publishing.

Primary responsibilities for this internship will include:

Social media content development
Writing creative social copy for designated social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, etc...), to include evergreen content development in addition to timely topic response & commentary.
managing, monitoring and building community on various social media platforms;
monitoring social media accounts through various analytic software;
helping set up social media programs for Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr.

Blogger outreach
identifying and engaging with influencers, blogs, websites and fans;
monitoring online chatter for brand coverage and content opportunities;
researching popular blogs, websites and writers for specific book projects;
determining the popularity and reach of blogs and websites in order to target outreach;
developing/maintaining online media lists and editorial calendars;
monitoring trends/topics/opportunities online and developing ideas for new content and strategies.

Misc
handling follow-up as assigned for outreach campaigns;
and assisting with other digital media initiatives and administrative tasks.

Qualifications
Heavy user of social media
A thorough understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, YouTube)
Candidates will be avid readers of tech and social media sites
Highly-adaptive writing and communication skills
Must have active accounts across key social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Tumblr, Pinterest
Must have exceptional traditional writing skills and a flair for “socialnetworkkingspeak”
A familiarity with Adobe Photoshop and other creative suite programs is a plus, in order to assist with content creation.

The ideal candidate will be a collaborative team player with a keen interest in the book publishing industry, digital media and online marketing. A passion for social media, a desire to expand upon existing digital skills, and 15-24 hours -- minimum-- a week in availability are all requirements.

For consideration, please complete the following steps:
Send a BRIEF cover letter and resume to cdaniel@hmieast.com
For the subject line, write only: Internship
Include links to any relevant social media accounts (Twitter, Pinterest, Digg, etc..),
What are you reading online? List your top ten favorite sites.
Do you have any relationships with any media outlets? What are they?

Benefits & Perks: 

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Hours Required: 
15-30 Hours Per Week