Working for Summersdale

Publicity & Marketing Intern

Summersdale Publishers has an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, energetic and organised Publicity and Marketing Intern to join the team at their offices in Chichester.  This is initially a 6 month paid internship to start as soon as possible.

Salary: £16,000 P/A


Job Profile:

Reporting to the PR Manager you will assist them and others on a variety of tasks including:

  • Day-to-day administrative running of the department
  • Maintaining internal media databases
  • Monitoring media coverage
  • Planning and delivering social media activity
  • Assisting with marketing mailshots
  • Arranging competitions and offers with both print and online media
  • Writing copy for PR and marketing materials
  • Researching and identifying relevant brands for promotions and collaborations
  • Liaising with media via email and phone
  • Liaising with authors
  • Organising and attending book launches
  • Planning and undertaking PR campaigns
  • Producing weekly media reports for internal and external contacts


About you:

You will have a good academic record, preferably to degree level, and will be able to demonstrate strong interpersonal and organisational skills as well as a genuine commitment to a career in marketing or PR, ideally in publishing.

Candidates will also need to demonstrate that they:

  • Have excellent communication skills, as you will be working closely with both internal and external audiences.
  • A hands-on approach and willing to get stuck-in!
  • First class writing skills and an excellent eye for detail.
  • Are well versed in all forms of social media.
  • Can take initiative and handle a fast-paced environment.
  • Would be willing to represent Summersdale at book launches and industry events with PR Manager.
  • Are confident and self-motivated.


Please send your CV and covering letter to:

Charlotte Williams

Closing date: Friday 27th October 2017