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Careers

Contracts and Rights Assistant
Candlewick Press seeks a Contracts and Rights Assistant to join our talented team. The Contracts and Rights Assistant will be responsible for a variety of administrative support tasks to support the Contracts Rights department.

Responsibilities will include the following:
- Send and track correspondence and contractual documents to authors, illustrators, and agents (e.g., in relation to new and existing contracts, etc.)
- Assist Contracts Director and Contracts & Licensing Manager with communications with authors, illustrators, and agents regarding electronic licensing deals and track such communications
- Assist Contracts Director and Subrights & Royalties Manager with tracking the flow of subsidiary rights agreements with licensees and maintenance of subsidiary rights area in the company's database
- Send and track complimentary copies of licensed editions to Candlewick authors, illustrators, and agents
- Become familiar with CP author/illustrator head contracts
- Assist Contracts & Royalties Administrator with setting up contractual records in our database
- Research contractual rights on an as-needed basis, in particular for ebook, audio, and sales territories rights lists from Editorial and Finance/Group Information Systems
- In coordination with the Contracts & Rights Coordinator, assist with the preparation of free of charge permissions licenses as needed
- Send signed subsidiary rights contracts to Walker Books UK and Walker Books Australia as appropriate
File departmental documents (e.g., author/illustrator contracts, subsidiary rights contracts, permissions agreements, royalty statements, etc.)
- Complete tasks, special projects/reports for the department as needed

Requirements:
The ideal candidate will have a friendly, professional, and poised demeanor and will possess the ability to: perform efficiently under pressure; work both independently and as part of a team to complete assignments efficiently; and work in a fast-paced environment comfortably.
Great attention to detail, outstanding verbal and written communication skills, the ability to multi-task and prioritize, excellent concentration, an aptitude and appreciation for systems and processes, and proficiency with Microsoft Office are necessary. Prior experience with databases is preferred. Candidate must be a quick learner and be resourceful, extremely organized, proactive, and a strong team player. An interest in children's trade publishing and contracts and rights specifically is strongly preferred.

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Contracts and Rights Assistant"
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Senior Designer
Candlewick Press is looking for a Senior Designer with a passion for book design to join their talented team. Partnering with the Executive Art Director and Candlewick's design team, this full-time position will focus on non-fiction, fiction, and Graphic Novel interior and cover design for children's books of all ages. This is a creative position that requires a solid understanding of book making. The senior book designer works closely with creative directors, art directors, editors, production controllers and artists to produce high-quality children's books following Candlewick's aesthetic style and design standards.

Responsibilities will include the following:
- Conceptualize and execute the design of book interiors, jackets and covers across all-genre (including bilingual and foreign editions; as well as imprint titles when specified) under the supervision of the Executive Art Director (EAD) or AD.
- Follow Candlewick's aesthetic, design standards and house styles.
- Work closely with art directors, illustrators, editors and production controllers throughout the bookmaking process from development to printed books.
- Manage all schedules and communication/art direction with illustrators.
- Maintain a current sense of design trends and familiarity with target audiences to understand consumer needs and preferences.
- Mentor junior design staff when applicable.

Required Skills and Qualifications:
- Expert MacOS user. Expert in Adobe Creative Suite
- Complete mastery of InDesign text design tools and typography for complex in-house page composition.
- Deadline oriented, ability to multitask and work under pressure, with excellent communication (both written and verbal) and interpersonal skills.
- Expert knowledge of typography and typesetting, book production processes from conception to publication.
- Solid problem-solving skills and ability to work collaboratively and accept constructive criticism.
- Proficient knowledge of four-color and black & white printing processes
- Comprehensive design portfolio is required. Book publishing or related experience a plus.
- Knowledge of and appreciation for book design, typography and children's book illustration.
- Positive, team player attitude.
- Bachelor of Arts degree, design degree or equivalent preferred, but not required.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Senior Designer"
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Digital Content Controller
Candlewick Press is seeking a Digital Content Controller to support the creation and distribution of digital content materials throughout the publishing process, assisting with the automation, processing, storage and distribution of digital assets. The role will also assist with creation and production of video and audio projects, eBook conversion and basic management of website content. The Digital Content Controller role reports to the Digital Content Manager and is part of the Publishing Technology Team.

Responsibilities include:

Image and Media Request Processing
- Assist with the seasonal processing of images, populating internal asset management systems and external vendor accounts.
- Process Special Image Requests for presentations, sales partners, media outlets etc.
- Process PDF files for a variety of programs/services
- Management and automation of web site image and media data feeds

Multimedia Content Creation, Distribution, and Reuse
- Provide support for the filming of author interviews, video trailer creation, digital display copies, etc.
- Assist with audio recordings for Podcasts, eBook narration, interviews, etc.
- Conversion of audio and video assets for web and social media
- Distribution of media for internal and external use

eBook Production and Distribution
- Support the Digital Content Manager in the conversion, distribution and management of print titles into eBook formats

Sales and Marketing Support Services
- Take product shots and record video trailers for novelty editions (Virtual Display Copies)
- Track and support the automation of PDF processing for a variety of uses
- Manage the user accounts and content of our Digital Rights Management (DRM) system
- Provide eBook sample and promo codes for staff requests

Digital Asset Management & Distribution
- Actively assist with the population of the company's digital asset management system to include archiving eBook source and final files and coordinating and facilitating the management of sales, marketing, and promotional assets.

General Technical Support for Staff
- When required, assist staff with multimedia software, peripheral equipment/devices and other day-to-day issues.

Required Skills:
A strong understanding of the Adobe Creative Cloud suite of applications (specifically Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat) and strong communication and organizational skills are essential. The ideal candidate will also have an understanding of the publishing process, experience with Adobe Premiere/After Effects and a basic understanding of HTML/CSS and eBook formats.

While we are currently working primarily remotely due to COVID, this full-time role will eventually be an in-house position based in our Somerville, MA office. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including medical, dental, life and ltd insurance; flex spending and 401k plans, voluntary benefits, generous paid time off and much more! If you wish to be considered, please send a resume and cover letter noting your salary requirements in Word or PDF format to: careers@candlewick.com.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Digital Content Controller"
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Art Department Administrative Assistant
Candlewick Press seeks an enthusiastic Art Department Administrative Assistant to join our talented team. This position provides administrative, digital, and hands-on bookmaking support to the Art Department. Administrative duties include tracking original artwork, note-taking at meetings, coordinating materials between departments, assisting with contract paperwork, and supporting designers with font research, rights and permissions, as well as, design assistance. The Art Department Administrative Assistant (ADAA) will work closely with all art department staff as the duties performed are essential to the overall function of the department.

Responsibilities will include, but not be limited, to the following:
- Log, scan, package, and ship original artwork safely and securely.
- Assist with gathering acquisition reports and other information necessary in preparation for the designer assignment meetings.
- Attend and help prepare for weekly Illustrator Search Meetings (ISM) and Covers meetings as well as provide note-taking.
- Attend weekly manuscript status meetings and assist with contractual paperwork.
- Solicit info from designers about schedules, artwork scanning and shipping needs at weekly dept. meeting.
- Inform department regarding foreign rights requests, bookfair needs and Sales Conference deadlines.
- Assist designers with InDesign tasks such as placing text and images, inputting text corrections, setting up templates, pdf creation, as well as designing front and back matter.
- Provide basic photoshop color correction, cloning and retouching of scanned artwork.
- Assist designers with research, including stock images, fonts, comp titles, and specific illustration needs.
- Coordinate and ship reprints, advance books and materials to illustrators.
- Assist with the coordination of entries to art/design competitions and award shows.
- Assist with intern supervision and maintain the art department assistant and intern handbooks.
- Assist with organization and ordering of supplies for the art studio.
- Provide other tasks as needed.
Required Experience and Skills:
- Experience in MAC OS environment: Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign) and Adobe Acrobat.
- Adept at trimming, tiling, cutting, and assembling clean and neat printed book materials.
- Strong organizational, written and verbal communication skills.
- The ability to prioritize and take initiative.
- Possess a positive, team-player approach.
- Knowledge of and appreciation for book design, typography and children's book illustration a plus.
- Bachelor of Arts degree, design degree or equivalent preferred, but not required.

While we are currently working primarily remotely due to COVID, this will eventually be an in-house position based in our Somerville, MA office. A comprehensive benefits package is offered including medical, dental, life and ltd insurance; flex spending and 401k plans, voluntary benefits, generous paid time off and much more! If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a resume and cover letter, including your salary expectations for this position, in Word or PDF format to careers@candlewick.com. Please note that you are not asked to provide any information about your current or prior salary or wage history. In compliance with the Massachusetts Equal Pay Law, Candlewick Press does not request or seek an applicant's wage or salary history at the application stage or otherwise, except as allowed by law.
To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Art Department Administrative Assistant"
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Sales Assistant
Candlewick Press seeks a motivated sales assistant responsible for providing a variety of administrative tasks to support our selling efforts.

Responsibilities will include but not be limited to:
- Scheduling meetings and handling sales appointment prep
- Assisting with account inquiries, purchase order follow-up
- Tracking and processing coop claims
- Assisting with newsletters and preparations for conferences
- Monitoring canceled orders
- Creating sell-sheets, ads and other appropriate sales materials as needed
- Preparing sales reports
- Compiling and distributing weekly call reports
- Monitoring sales estimate grid
- Taking notes at meetings when needed
- Pulling sales data as needed, completing spreadsheets for analysis
- Performing other support tasks as requested

Required Skills and Experience:
- Excellent organizational skills and the ability to prioritize multiple assignments
- Outstanding written and verbal communication skills
- Ability to work under pressure and maintain attention to detail
- Strong follow-through skills
- Proficiency with Microsoft Word, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Outlook, and social media
- An interest in the publishing industry and sales is strongly preferred

While this full-time position will start out as partially remote, it will eventually be based in-house at our Somerville, MA office. If you wish to be considered for this opportunity, please forward a resume and cover letter, including your salary expectations for this position, in Word or PDF format to careers@candlewick.com.

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail to careers@candlewick.com, referencing "Sales Assistant"
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Design Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

Our Design internship is particularly well suited to students who are looking to become children's book illustrators or book designers. Design interns assist picture book and fiction designers with scanning illustrator sketches and final artwork, font research, preliminary page set up, and image placement in layouts. They help the Art Department Assistant unpack and log artwork, circulate materials, and make book dummies; and assist the Art Coordination Manager with art exhibitions, award submissions, maintaining illustrator sample files and reviewing art submissions. Design interns also attend departmental meetings on illustrator selection, cover designs, and art direction whenever possible. Other tasks and projects may be assigned on an as-needed basis. Knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, especially Photoshop and InDesign is required. Familiarity with handling original artwork, knowledge of contemporary picture book illustration, and experience with box cutters and X-acto knives and tiling images is preferred. *Please note that Design interns will not be creating artwork themselves in this position.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Design Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Editorial Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

Editorial Interns will work closely with a mentor in the editorial department and learn about the entire editorial process, from initial submission to printer's proofs. Intern tasks often include reading submissions, writing reader's reports, and drafting rejection letters; researching comparable titles in the market; fact-checking; researching third-party permissions for visual and textual material incorporated in books; drafting jacket/cover copy and ad card copy; and checking in-house page proofs and printer's proofs. Additionally, interns may attend meetings based on availability, which may include weekly covers, production, and picture book team meetings as well as project-specific meetings with members of the editorial, editorial services, and design teams. Candidates with reading comprehension in other languages should specify this on their resume and cover letter.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Editorial Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Graphic Production Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

Graphic Production Interns provide graphic production/premedia support to the Art department. The Graphic Production intern will perform image retouching in Photoshop (cloning, cleaning, color/density adjustments, etc.), they will also input text changes using InDesign, design back-matter ads, assist with preparing final files for print and the creation of Press-Ready PDFs for various vendor specifications. Candidates will gain experience in the technical aspects of book publishing, exposure to numerous print technologies, and strengthen their Adobe Creative Suite skill set. Must be proficient with Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop, InDesign and Acrobat Pro). Knowledge of QuarkXPress a plus.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Graphic Production Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Marketing Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

Marketing Interns focus on one of two areas:
* School and Library Marketing - interns assist our school and library marketing team to coordinate timely mailings, including in-house programs (like Teen Buzz) and ALA award submissions (like the Newbery award); maintain various spreadsheets, including award submissions and reviews; update our School and Library Marketing Instagram and twitter accounts; fulfill desk copy requests; assist in various preparation for conventions; attend weekly departmental meetings; research influential library outlets; and more.
* Publicity - interns assist with media outreach and promotional events on behalf of books and authors by drafting press materials; researching awards and event venues; coordinating trade mailings to major review outlets; fulfilling review copy requests; organizing and maintaining marketing materials; researching targeted publicity outlets; attending weekly departmental meetings; assisting in developing marketing materials for future lists, including seasonal e-blasts; assisting with press clip maintenance and other general marketing duties.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Marketing Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Production and Manufacturing Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

The ideal candidate for the Production and Manufacturing Internship majors in publishing or a related area of study and has a desire to learn about printing, estimating and the art of book making. Responsibilities include: Checking and circulating proofs and advance materials; quoting, estimating and revising P&Ls; reviewing invoices; compiling information and creating spreadsheets; drafting memos and correspondence as needed; filing and archiving. Requires exceptional writing, communication and organizational skills, attention to detail and a positive attitude. Knowledge of printing is a plus. Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and Acrobat on a PC platform; A production intern will learn about 1 and 4-color printing, bookmaking methods and terminology, the workflow of a publishing house and production's role in the process.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Production and Manufacturing Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Publishing Technologies Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

The Publishing Technologies internship offers hands-on experience with several areas related to our digital publishing and marketing programs. The qualified intern will gain a thorough understanding of PDF creation and optimization using Adobe InDesign and Adobe Acrobat; assist the supervisor with video editing and post-production projects using Adobe Premiere Pro and After Effects; help produce promotional videos used to market our novelty children's books; assist with setup and production for occasional on-site video shoots with authors and illustrators; learn to use digital photography in a controlled shooting environment in order to create promotional images for pop-up books, flap books, merchandise, box sets, giveaways, and more; shadow the supervisor on occasional e-book production projects to gain knowledge in e-book creation, file preparation, file testing, and on sale support. Candidates for this internship must be proficient on Mac OS and should understand the basics of design, video and audio editing, using the Adobe Creative Suite. Any e-book and basic HTML experience would be a bonus. Examples of your work are always welcome and encouraged!

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Publishing Technologies Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Sales Internship
Candlewick Press offers internships in the fall, spring, and summer according to the needs of various departments. The desired time commitment averages fourteen hours per week up to twelve weeks. An independent publisher, we are a dynamic company that provides excellent opportunities to acquire firsthand knowledge of the publishing industry. We are looking for motivated, conscientious, and dedicated individuals with excellent organizational skills, as well as strong attention to detail, who are very eager to learn about the children's publishing industry and be part of a high-energy, creative team.

The ideal candidate for the Sales Internship will have a strong interest in book publishing and children's books. Responsibilities include assisting staff with the following: distributing sales materials within the department, coordinating key mailings to independent bookstores and other accounts, preparing promotional materials for school and library accounts, assisting with online social media, researching accounts online, fulfilling sample requests from accounts, and assisting department members on new projects. Necessary skills include Microsoft Office; exceptional writing, communication, and organizational skills; and a positive attitude. Knowledge of and/or interest in book selling is a plus.

As internships are determined on a need basis, there is a chance a particular department may not host an intern every semester. Candlewick Press' paid internship initiative offers an invaluable opportunity to develop professional skills, learn the ins and outs of the publishing world, and make important contacts within the industry. Internships can be used for college credit if approved by the interns' educational institution. We Need Diverse Books (WNDB) offers grants for diverse candidates. For more information, click here.
**Please note that due to COVID-19, Candlewick Press will be hosting remote internships only for both our Spring 2021 and Summer 2021 intern programs. In-house internships are not available at this time. Applications for Spring 2021 sent by January 22, 2021 will be considered, and our deadline for summer applications has been extended to April 5th, 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding during this difficult time - stay safe and healthy.**

Our annual application deadlines are as follows:

Spring internships - November 5th (deadline has been extended to January 22nd, 2021)
Summer internships - March 5th (deadline has been extended to April 5th, 2021)
Fall internships - June 5th

To Apply: submit a resume and cover letter via e-mail, specifying the position of "Sales Internship" and semester of interest, to the attention of the internship coordinator at interns@candlewick.com. If applying for more than one department's internship, please submit separate cover letters for each.
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Contracts and Rights Assistant
Senior Designer
Digital Content Controller
Art Department Administrative Assistant
Sales Assistant
Design Internship
Editorial Internship
Graphic Production Internship
Marketing Internship
Production and Manufacturing Internship
Publishing Technologies Internship
Sales Internship