Company: Harlequin Enterprises ULCStart Date: April 3, 2023Department: Operations – Managing EditorialReporting To: Assistant Managing EditorStatus: 9-month paid internship Location: Canada
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Reporting to the Assistant Managing Editor, the Managing Editorial Intern will be a key member of the Managing Editorial team. Our team, which is part of the Operations department, is responsible for coordinating editorial activity, monitoring workflow, database support, and ensuring on-time delivery of editorial materials to production for Harlequin imprints in Canada, the UK and the US.
In this role, you will have the opportunity to intersect with all stages of the publishing process and establish relationships in each department. Your responsibilities will include assisting Managing Editorial with editorial schedules and ensuring on-time delivery of cover copy, manuscripts and other materials; assisting with assigning and coordinating freelance copywriting, editing, and manuscript read projects; and attending editorial status and other meetings.
• Attend biweekly status meetings• Work in Excel to update and maintain editorial deadlines and tracking logs• Assist with coordinating freelance activity by issuing and logging assignments• Coordinate reprint and e-book corrections• Support the Managing Editorial team on special projects as needed
Specific training or job experience required includes:• Completion of university or college education, or possess equivalent/relevant work experience in the areas of publishing • Proficiency in Excel or database programs an asset• Interest in publishing • Applicants must be eligible to work and be paid in Canada
What’s In It For You?• The opportunity to be part of a company on the leading edge of publishing, working with a very talented team and exceptional books• Virtual work, so you can live anywhere in Canada and work with us!• Vacation days Various virtual social activities to keep you connected – we love trivia!• Virtual author events and access to discounted books• Working with passionate people!
About HarperCollins Canada and HarlequinHarlequin is a leading publisher of commercial fiction and narrative nonfiction. We publish more than 100 titles a month that reach audiences globally. Encompassing highly recognizable imprints that span a broad number of genres, we are home to many award-winning New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling authors. Harlequin is a division of HarperCollins Publishers, the second-largest consumer book publisher in the world. Through HarperCollins’s global publishing program, Harlequin titles are published in 17 countries and 16 languages.
Known worldwide for the quality of its list, HarperCollins Canada is the proud home of many bestselling and award-winning authors, including Esi Edugyan, Heather O’Neill, and Lawrence Hill. It is our vision to publish the best books of our generation and to work with authors over the length and breadth of their careers. Our authors are at the centre of everything we do. In addition to the Canadian publishing program, HarperCollins Canada is responsible for the sales, marketing, and publicity of HarperCollins titles from around the globe
HarperCollins Canada and Harlequin are Equal Opportunity Employers committed to equal employment opportunities. Employment decisions are based on job requirements and the skills,knowledge, and experience of the candidate, regardless of any other factors unrelated to job performance. We are also committed to ensuring that the accessibility needs of candidates and employees are considered and accommodated during the recruitment process. We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.