The MILD Group – Internship
The MILD Group, a portfolio of book businesses comprised of The Marsh Agency, The Indigo Press, LiveLit, and Dulwich Books, are seeking an intern for a six-month placement beginning 1st July 2019.
This is a rolling internship and MILD Group will seek a new intern every six months. The position is paid at National Minimum Wage/National Living Wage (depending on age), for a 35-hour week, with most of your time spent at the John Murray Building, 50 Albemarle Street, London W1S 4BD.
The role will consist of working in varied areas across the group, particularly with The Indigo Press, a publisher; LiveLit, a literary events series, and The Marsh Agency, a leading international rights agency.
Your duties may include:
Managing meetings; circulating agendas and notes
Co-ordinating mailouts of proofs and book copies
Drafting reports on literary events and festivals
Preparing newsletters and social media updates
Maintaining logs of prizes, festivals, contacts, submitted manuscripts, and so on
Organising schedules for upcoming book fairs
Helping staff events
General office admin
Occasional days working at Dulwich Books and at events and festivals
Proven interest in the book trade
Excellent written English and numeracy skills
Excellent IT skills: ability to use Microsoft Office programmes, Insightly, and social media sites
Excellent time management and organisational skills
Ability to follow instructions and prioritise
Ability to keep track of multiple projects
Clear and confident communication
Relevant publishing, bookselling/retail, academic, or office experience
To apply, please send your CV and cover letter to Miranda Nicklin by 13th May.
Interviews will be held in the week beginning 3rd June.