Musa Publishing is seeking applicants for the following positions:
EDITORS: Musa Publishing is now seeking editors in all imprints. Please send your resume and cover letter to email@example.com. All applicants will be asked to take a standard editing test.
Erato GLBT Interns:
This is an unpaid position, but the experience is invaluable. By acting as an intern with the Erato imprint, interns will gain experience in several aspects of the e-publishing industry, including writing, editing, and marketing. The editorial staff at Erato will be available for mentoring to assist our interns in all aspects of their professional growth as part of the Musa commitment to career development. This position can be useful for writers, aspiring editors, students, or anyone seeking to improve their resume with measurable real world experience.
- Assist in maintaining the promotional blog for Erato (Blogger engine), including scheduling of author guest blogs, interviews, promotional postings, and locating/participation in appropriate blog hops.
- Assist in the running of the imprint’s Twitter and Facebook fan page.
- Assist in the development of new marketing strategies to increase brand recognition.
- Assist in locating potential new authors for the Erato family.
- Assist authors in setting up author blogs, twitter accounts, and Facebook fan pages.
In addition, one intern will be responsible for liaising with our Promotions Department for the purposes of acquiring reviews for our releases. This will include sending out advance reader copies, as well as locating new review venues and establishing and maintain positive relationships with reviewers.
Interns will be expected to be available for work 3-10 hours a week, via e-mail, Facebook, Twitter, and Skype. There will be regular Skype meetings with the imprint Head Editor to discuss assignments and progress (at least once a month. A firm understanding of the conversational nature of social networking is absolutely essential in order to succeed in this position. The effectiveness of your marketing will be measured via Google Analytics, Facebook Analytics, and Klout score. Applicants should contact Head Editor Elizabeth Silver at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Special Projects Interns
Musa Publishing is seeking two Special Projects interns. These interns will be responsible for working with the editorial director and some authors on the promotions and marketing of special projects throughout the course of the year. To apply for either internship, please send a cover letter and resume or CV to Editorial Director Celina Summers at email@example.com.
Roger Rabbit Project Social Media Internship: Two interns will work as part of the team working with author Gary K. Wolf and his long-awaited third book in his iconic world of Toontown, the home of Roger Rabbit. Who Wacked Roger Rabbit? will be released by Musa in November, 2013. The intern assigned to this project will work with Mr. Wolf on social media, networking, and public relations, including the development and maintenance of a significant online presence in social media networks like Facebook, Twitter, and Pinterest, writing press releases, scheduling, and some correspondence work.
The successful candidates will demonstrate a strong working knowledge and relationship with social media sites as well as writing and proofreading abilities. In addition, the special projects interns will have the ability to work not only with the author, but with the editorial director, the art director, and the promotions director as well as external industry professionals. This intern will be expected to work 6-8 hours a week, and will be trained in editorial tasks, book marketing skills, and the publication process during the course of this nine month internship. Interns will also participate in the interns' issue of Penumbra, our speculative fiction magazine. We are seeking proactive, enthusiastic, and ambitious individuals to participate in this unprecedented high-profile publishing project.
For more information on Musa's Internship Program, go to http://musapublishing.blogspot.com/p/musa-internship-program.html.