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Summer 2020 Marketing Intern

HarperCollins Publishers Inc.

Marketing Internship


This internship is for SUMMER 2020 in the HarperCollins Christian Publishing offices located in Grand Rapids, MI

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:
  • Assist in marketing and advertising activities (e.g. social media, print advertising and online retail)
  • Create A+ content for Amazon product pages
  • Photograph Bible covers and interior pages for use in marketing campaigns and online images
  • Graphic design - create images to be used in social media and online
  • Improve online product pages with images, video and other content
  • Layout for sales sheets, small catalogs and electronic samplers
  • Proofread marketing content
  • Pull content from Bibles to use in marketing campaigns
  • Support the marketing team in daily administrative tasks


Required Status: Fall 2020 Junior, Senior or Graduate Student

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Understanding of graphic design and photography
  • Solid understanding of different marketing techniques
  • Understanding of keywords and SEO tactics
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
Education: College level Junior or Senior majoring in marketing, communications, business.

Industry Knowledge: Candidates should have a working knowledge of how Marketing and Sales work together. General understanding of the Christian market or eCommerce industry is a plus, but not required.

  • Strong Organizational Skills
  • Detail-Oriented
  • Self-Starter/Proactive
  • Professional Conduct
  • Multi-tasker
  • Excellent communication skills, both interpersonal and written
  • Team player
HarperCollins Christian Publishing is an Equal Opportunity Employer