Internship Opportunity at RHC’s New Imprint, Appetite

Appetite by Random House Canada seeks a publishing intern. The appropriate candidate will be enthusiastic and have an eye for detail, and will have completed courses in publishing, copyediting and/or substantive editing. The ideal candidate will also have a passion for food and drink, and a genuine interest in books published in the cookery and lifestyle genres.

Appetite by Random House is the new boutique food and lifestyle imprint of Random House of Canada. This internship is a terrific opportunity for an individual looking to learn more about book publishing. Duties and activities will include reading and responding to submissions; mailing books, filing and completing other administrative tasks; proofreading and copyediting book materials, catalogues, jacket mechanicals, etc; maintaining a database of review quotations; and participating in meetings. This is a part-time position, which can be worked around studies, but would ideally be two days per week. Our office is located in the downtown eastside of Vancouver, and the internship will be between the hours of Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. We offer an honorarium upon completion of the internship.

Please send your resumé and cover letter to Lindsay Paterson at lpaterson@randomhouse.com.

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