New Frontier Publishing is looking for an enthusiastic individual with a passion for children’s literature to gain an insight into a growing children’s book publishing company in the UK.
New Frontier was founded in Sydney, Australia in 2002 with the ethos to create children’s books to educate, uplift and inspire. In 2017 NFP opened a UK office and is quickly growing. We publish board books, picture books and middle grade fiction.
New Frontier is looking for an intern to come in two days a week to assist with general office administration whilst providing support to our marketing and publicity department. This is an unpaid opportunity. The intern will see first-hand how a publishing business is run. As NFP is a small company the successful candidate will work closely with the marketing department as well as the editorial and design department.
To maintain the ‘Front Desk’ email account, answering and forwarding queries and other correspondence
To answer the office phone and take messages
To book couriers and send books out for delivery
To support the marketing and publicity team by sending out books for review and other tasks
Taking minutes at meetings
Uploading book details to online systems
Making sure office stock is up to date
Knowledge, Skills and Experience:
A friendly, can do attitude
Ability to priorities and manage a varied workload
Willingness to work as part of a team
Passionate about the book/publishing industry
Desire to learn
To apply please send your CV and cover letter to: firstname.lastname@example.org