Internship at Appetite by Random House

An imprint of Penguin Random House Canada, Appetite, the boutique food and lifestyle imprint of Penguin Random House based in Vancouver, is looking for a publishing intern to start January 2016.

The internship is a terrific opportunity for someone looking to learn more about various aspects of the book publishing industry. The appropriate candidate will be enthusiastic and organized, and will have a great eye for detail, as well as excellent IT savvy.

Our ideal intern will have a passion for food and drink, and a genuine interest in cookbooks and lifestyle titles.Responsibilities and tasks include: reading and responding to book submissions; filing, maintaining the office’s shared server, and providing administrative support; proofreading and copyediting book and sales materials; and corresponding with editors, authors, and other members of the publishing team.

Our office is located in Gastown, and the work hours will be 9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday. The internship usually runs full time for a twelve week term, but a part-time position may be considered for the right candidate. We offer an honorarium upon completion of the internship.

To apply, please send your resumé and brief cover letter to Applications are appreciated as soon as possible, preferably before December 4, 2015.