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 ebell@penguinrandomhouse.com. Applications are appreciated as soon as possible, preferably before December 4, 2015.

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