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Employment at ABRAMS

ABRAMS seeks talented individuals with a strong interest in book publishing. Individuals must be able to take initiative, be a team player and have excellent communications skills, both oral and written. Our professional positions range from editorial, graphic design, sales, marketing and publicity to finance and information technology.

To apply for a position at ABRAMS, please forward your resume and cover letter to jobs@abramsbooks.com

Current openings at Abrams will also be listed on the following web sites: www.mediabistro.com or www.publishersmarketplace.com

ABRAMS is currently seeking to fill the following positions:

 

 


 

Sales Assistant
ABRAMS seeks an organized, detail-minded oriented individual, with a strong interest in working in a fast-paced sales environment, to provide administrative support to the Director, Museum Sales & Distribution and the Director, Trade Sales. Individual will be responsible for supporting sales to independent and museum stores nationwide; supporting commission reps; helping to manage sales, marketing and publicity of distribution clients' lists; inputting title information into a database; preparing and maintaining season grids; coordinating preparation and organization of sales materials for sales reps; creating seasonal order forms; assisting in sales preparation for key accounts; coordinating the biannual sales conferences; and providing additional administrative support as required.

Qualifications include a bachelor's degree or equivalent work experience; excellent English oral and written skills; proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite, particularly Excel. Previous publishing or bookstore experience a plus.

 

 


 

ABRAMS is currently accepting applications for the following internships for the Spring 2015 semester. All internships are for college course credit only. The period of assignment for each is from mid-January through mid-May 2015 (approximately); 12 - 16 hours per week. Final application deadline is January 9, 2015.

 

Intern - Children's Marketing & Publicity
ABRAMS seeks an organized intern for the Spring 2015 semester to join a busy Children's Marketing and Publicity department. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and to get hands-on experience working in a fast-paced environment. The marketing and publicity intern will work closely with the children's marketing and publicist planning and executing national and local media campaigns and marketing plans, coordinating mailings, and assisting with everything from event planning, print and social media outreach, to media contact database management and market research. The right candidate will have a strong interest in a career in publishing, pay attention to detail, exhibit a positive and energetic work ethic, and be familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook. This internship is for college course credit only.

Qualifications: We are especially interested in applicants who can demonstrate exceptional writing skills, resourcefulness, and the ability to prioritize tasks. Experience using Cision and Title Management is a plus. The ideal candidate is able to work between 12 and 16 hours per week.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter, indicating "Intern - Children's Marketing & Publicity" to jobs@abramsbooks.com

 

 


 

Intern - Adult Marketing & Publicity
ABRAMS seeks an organized intern for the Spring 2015 semester to join a busy Adult Marketing and Publicity department. The internship provides an excellent opportunity to learn about the publishing industry and to get hands-on experience working in a fast-paced environment. The marketing & publicity intern will work closely with both teams planning and executing national and local media campaigns and marketing plans, coordinating mailings, and assisting with everything from event planning, print and social media outreach, to media contact database management and market research. The right candidate will have a strong interest in a career in publishing, pay attention to detail, exhibit a positive and energetic work ethic, and be familiar with internet research, blogs, and social networking sites like Twitter and Facebook.

Qualifications: We are especially interested in applicants who can demonstrate exceptional writing skills, resourcefulness, and the ability to prioritize tasks. Experience using Cision and Title Management is a plus. The ideal candidate is able to work between 12 and 16 hours per week. This internship is for college course credit only.

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter, indicating "Intern - Marketing & Publicity" in the subject line to jobs@abramsbooks.com