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Marketing and Publicity Intern, James Patterson Books

  • Internship
    Off-cycle Internship
  • Marketing
  • New York City
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AI generated summary

  • You need proficiency in MS Office, strong writing skills, organization, creativity, and a love for books & popular culture. Previous experience preferred.
  • You'll support author promotion by drafting content, managing social media, tracking data, and connecting with industry contacts at a major book publisher.


  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook required.
  • Candidate should possess excellent writing skills and be highly organized, detail oriented, articulate, culture-savvy, creative, and personable.
  • Relevant prior work experience is preferred, but above all the candidate should be confident and possess a natural problem-solving intelligence.
  • A passion for books and reading is a must, as is a strong interest in—and thorough familiarity with—popular culture.


  • Day-to-day the candidate would assist with all aspects of author support including advertising, trade marketing, social media, and publicity. Tasks include drafting online content and assisting with social media outreach, tracking data and maintaining spreadsheets, and serving as a liaison between the publisher and outside entertainment industry contacts.


What is the start date for this internship position?

The targeted start date for this internship position is August 1.

Is this internship remote or office-based?

This position can be fully remote OR based in the NY office in a hybrid model. A company laptop will be provided for the duration of the program.

What is the pay rate for this internship?

The pay rate for this internship is $16/hour.

What are the essential duties and responsibilities of this internship?

The candidate will assist with author support including advertising, trade marketing, social media, and publicity. Tasks include drafting online content, social media outreach, data tracking, maintaining spreadsheets, and liaising with outside entertainment industry contacts.

What skills and abilities are required for this internship?

Proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook is required. The candidate should have excellent writing skills, be organized, detail-oriented, articulate, creative, and have a passion for books and reading. Previous relevant work experience is preferred.

Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading U.S. trade publisher and a dynamic place to work!

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Hachette Book Group (HBG) is a leading U.S. trade publisher and a division of the third largest trade and educational book publisher in the world, Hachette Livre. HBG publishes great books for readers of all ages, more than 1,800 new books annually, in all formats—print, ebook, and audiobook—including many New York Times bestsellers. HBG is a dynamic place to work, a fast-paced and fun environment where new ideas in publishing are actively explored and encouraged. HBG is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Boston, MA; Lebanon, IN; Nashville, TN; Boulder, CO; Philadelphia, PA; and Berkeley, CA. HBG also owns Hachette Book Group Canada, Inc., a marketing and publicity company based in Toronto, ON. Publishing Great Books Well HBG’s staff is driven by a shared passion for books—and a desire to make significant contributions to culture. From editing to marketing to design, the HBG team is dedicated to bringing out exceptional content, whether it’s fiction, nonfiction, children’s literature, or audiobooks. HBG publishes major bestsellers and timely books that are part of the national conversation, and introduces exciting new voices to readers. A Dream Job For people who are enthusiastic about books and culture, working at an energetic, forward-thinking publisher like HBG is a dream job. The company culture centers on valuing and supporting employees, and transparency and communication are paramount. Staff members are encouraged to use their strengths and challenge themselves and make their voices heard. HBG employees work hard, but they also have fun together. Whether they’re playing pool and eating pizza at the “Third Thursday” get-together every month or enjoying a group sci-fi movie night, Hachette’s team maintains an environment of shared passion and camaraderie.