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Summer 2020 International Marketing and Publicity 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 international marketing and publicity intern will gain a broad exposure to the international publishing process as well as be responsible for assisting in various marketing and publicity functions within the international export sales team.
  • Help to implement promotional campaigns (primarily digital)
  • Assist with international, Amazon marketing campaigns/advertising
  • Assist in adapting press releases and other copy for an international audience
  • Collate manuscript excerpts for use in media placement
  • Assist in crafting unique pitch angles for key, upcoming title releases
  • Assist in crafting and creating messaging for ads and other marketing collateral
  • Assist in international mailings
  • Conduct metadata analysis for key, new releases on international websites


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 its marketing functionality
  • 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 plus
Work Experience:
Prior work, intern or project experience within the communications, publicity and/or marketing fields is strongly preferred.
Education: In pursuit of a BA/BBA in marketing, communications or public relations

Industry Knowledge: Candidates should have a working knowledge of how marketing, public relations and sales work together. General understanding of the Christian market and/or publishing is a plus, but not required

HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer.