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Summer 2020 W Publishing Marketing Intern

HarperCollins Publishers Inc.

Marketing Internship


This internship is for SUMMER 2020 in the HarperCollins Christian Publishing offices located in Nashville, TN.

Start living for your future now, by gaining real-world job experience with a paid summer internship at HarperCollins Christian Publishing. For the seventh consecutive year, our CEO has been recognized as a significant contributor to keeping Nashville’s business sector thriving and growing by The Nashville Post. As the world’s largest Christian publisher we are home to authors: Rachel Hollis, Chip and Joanna Gaines, Sadie Robertson, Simone Biles, Kwame Alexander, Dave Ramsey, John Maxwell, Jen Hatmaker, Andy Stanley, Louie Giglio, and thousands more. Adding HarperCollins Christian Publishing to your list of networks will help build your resume with industry respected training and experience.


Essential Responsibilities:The marketing intern will gain a broad exposure to the publishing process as well as be responsible for assisting in various marketing and PR functions for the W Publishing Group.The intern will:
  • Attend team meetings, including but not limited to marketing strategy, plan presentations to authors and agents, pub boards, sales conference
  • Assist with Facebook advertising and creative scheduling
  • Help to implement promotional campaigns
  • Help manage the distribution of ARCs (advance reader’s copy) to reviewers, media, authors, and sales
  • Proof marketing collateral pieces including, press releases, ads, and other copy
  • Contribute to tracking publicity execution with external agencies and ROI
  • Research and report marketing trends
  • Assist in mailings
  • Some clerical work (e.g. photocopying, email, note taking, etc


Required Status: Must be a Fall 2020 College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student

  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • Basic knowledge of social media and digital marketing and its benefits for marketing purposes
  • Research skills
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills with good use of tact and diplomacy
  • Excellent written communication skills with strong knowledge of English grammar and usage.
  • Canva design experience a huge plus
  • Team player
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.