Open Road Media Managing Editorial Intern (Summer 2020, unpaid, for-credit) in New York, New York
About Open Road Integrated Media
Open Road Integrated Media is a prestige content brand delivering digital experiences that entertain and inform readers around the world.
Laser-focused on revenue, reach, and repeat customers, the Open Road network of digital properties produces compelling stories that keep audiences engaged ? across devices, content verticals, and global territories.
About the Position
The Managing Editorial Intern will assist the Managing Editorial department in a number of tasks related to ebook and POD production, including preparing hard copy files for digitization, device QA, data entry, departmental administrative tasks, copyediting and some proofreading. The intern will report to the Assistant Production Editor and work closely with Editorial, Production, and Design team members. This position is unpaid and for-credit only! You must be eligible to receive academic credit.
Open Road is a fast-paced, high-profile startup?details and deadlines are of the essence. The right individual will have the unique opportunity to experience all aspects of managing editorial in a next-generation publishing environment.
Perform quality assurance of Open Road titles on major reading devices (iPad, Kindle, and others)
Proofread POD files
Enter descriptive copy and other metadata as needed in title management system
Prep books for digitization
Check current Open Road titles on Apple, Amazon, and other major etailers to ensure they are active and display the correct metadata
Assist in keeping title reports up-to-date and accurate
Convert e-books from manuscript and assist with formatting and correcting e-book files.
Strong attention to detail and ability to efficiently manage time and work independently
Demonstrated interest in managing editorial and next-generation publishing
Knowledge of e-reader devices and basic grasp of html and InDesign helpful
Must be eligible to receive academic credit for this internship opportunity
Must be able to work out of our office located in the Financial District in Manhattan
Available 14-16 hours (2-3 days) a week, in-office
Location: New York, NY
You will receive academic credits.