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Economics Editorial Intern more...
Location:New York, NY
Company:Macmillan Learning
First posted:March 31, 2017

Macmillan Learning is a division of the family-owned Holtzbrinck group of companies and is one of the leading educational technology companies. Through deep partnership with the world's best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers, we facilitate teaching and learning opportunities that spark student engagement and improve outcomes. We provide educators with tailored solutions designed to inspire student curiosity and measure progress. Macmillan Learning is comprised of renowned brands including Bedford/St. Martins, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, Sapling Learning, Late Nite Labs, Hayden-McNeil, PrepU, and Dynamic Books. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. The successful candidate for this position will become an employee of Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC, d/b/a Macmillan Learning.

Macmillan Learning is looking to hire an intern to work with the Economics Editorial team. This is a paid internship that would be approximately 30 hours a week. The Economics Editorial intern reports to the Publisher. This position works with the Editorial and Media team to assist in development and production of textbooks and technology products for higher education students studying economics. Potential candidates should have strong writing and research skills, be organized and detail oriented. The position will expose the intern to working in editorial with authors, instructors, sales and marketing. Interns will learn about the higher education publishing industry and economics.

Major Responsibilities:

Responsibilities would include, but not be limited to, the following tasks:
- Preparing manuscripts for texts, supplements, and media for production
- Conducting market research on select titles and media products
- Creating leads lists for review projects
- Assisting in special projects
- Administrative support to department

The candidate should be highly motivated, organized, ambitious, diligent, problem-solving, and able to thrive independently.

Required Skills and Knowledge:
Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Word and Excel; Google Drive; Salesforce.corn.

Economics major/minor or coursework a plus. Publishing experience, also a plus.

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