Insert Blanc Press is currently searching for two brilliant interns. I've already found one brilliant intern, maybe you can be another brilliant intern. Please post and share this widely and be in touch firstname.lastname@example.org
An internship at Insert Blanc will offer you a glimpse into the secret insides of small press art and literary publishing from a not non-profit perspective. As an Insert Blanc Intern you will be at the center of the day-to-day workings of a small press, assisting with editorial decisions, book design and production, copy-editing and proof-reading. You will gain the experience of ushering work from initial idea to fully realized, beautifully produced and finalized project. You will also have the opportunity to assist in event planning for readings, special events and press benefits. You will gain a holistic perspective of the arts and literary landscape in Los Angeles as well as nationally and further abroad while working on publicity & marketing to promote Insert Blanc Press' various books, art series and other projects. You will assist in developing print projects through press releases, tracking and logging reviews and you will work with and help to develop the press' media assets to create web content, web updates and newsletters while building out various social networking platforms. You will gain a broad understanding of the publishing world while submitting books and publications for awards and working to increase book sales through developing partnerships with art and literary bookstores worldwide and locally while reaching out to larger institutions to encourage them to support the press and become subscribing members.
Please be in touch thru email@example.com and in 3-5 short paragraphs explain why you would be a brilliant Intern for Insert Blanc Press. Interest in contemporary art and literature is a plus and so are excellent writing and communication skills. Knowledge of InDesign, Illustrator andor Photoshop and some familiarity with audio/video editing is a big plus. Those with adept abilities in the social media sphere are also sought after.
This position requires the ability to meet face-to-face and so any brilliant intern must live in Los Angeles and be willing to meet in the Silver Lake andor Echo Park area on a periodic basis.