Fall Intern - Play Publisher
ConfidentialNew York, NY
Part Time Unpaid Internship
Playscripts, Inc., an innovative publisher of new plays, is currently seeking an intern with a strong interest in learning about the play publishing industry. An appreciation of theater is required, and an enthusiasm for new works is a plus. This is a highly interactive internship that aims to provide actual publishing experience with a concentration in the Publications Department, the Customer Service / Licensing Department, and the Marketing Department.
Duties can include copyediting and formatting manuscripts, assisting with social media postings, and working on a variety of company projects and administrative tasks. We're looking for energetic, self-motivated and responsible individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task. Requirements: Touch-typing proficiency (at least 60 words per minute); proficiency with standard word processing, email, and web browsing software. Preferred: InDesign experience/interest.
A stipend is provided for part-time internships ($20/day), and the experience is eligible for course credit at most schools. Ideal commitment is 2-3 days a week. Minimum length of internship is 3 months, with a start date on or around September 29th.
Please submit applications by September 23rd.
1) Cover letter detailing your interest in Playscripts, Inc.
2) Resume of your artistic and administrative experience.
3) Brief literary analysis of a play you've read or seen, focusing on the script, not the production (~200 words).
4) Letter of recommendation [optional].
Please submit applications by September 23rd. Via email:
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Employer will allow resumes sent in the body of the email OR as an attachment. Mail: Playscripts, Inc.
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