Internships 2017-12-13T14:32:39+00:00

SparkPoint Studio’s internship program is designed to provide students with hands-on experience in the areas of public relations, branding, social media, content creation, digital marketing and hybrid publishing.

Internships are available each semester for all of our departments—PR, digital and publishing. The internship is unpaid, but students are able to obtain college credit. Work hours are flexible to accommodate school schedules, and typically interns are in the office at least three days per week.

PR/Publicity Internship

BookSparks offers professional publicity expertise and services to debut and bestselling book authors, executing publicity campaigns to the full spectrum of media: from national to local media, from magazines and newspapers to radio, TV, and digital outlets.

Interns will assist publicists with various campaign needs including the creation of customized pitches, content and media lists.

The ideal candidates will be seeking a degree in journalism, PR or marketing with previous internship experience in a PR agency or full-service marketing agency environment.  A passion for PR is required and a love of books is a plus. Strong writing, editing and communication skills are a must!

For more information or to apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Taylor Brightwell, taylor@sparkpointstudio.com.

Digital/Social Media Internship

Everyday we work with bestselling authors, major publishers, national media, bloggers and influencers in lifestyle, travel, fashion, beauty, arts, culture and entertainment. We’re focused on sparking conversations about books and authors in fun, fresh ways: merging traditional book publicity with the rapidly evolving, new, and vast ways to promote online and through social media.

We are always looking for social media and digital marketing interns to help create dynamic digital campaigns including custom photography, Facebook advertising, social media strategy, newsletter creation and more.

Social/Digital marketing is a large part of our company and you will gain hands-on experience with social media, branding, content, planning and executing. We are particularly interested in anyone with a love for social media, great photography skills and style are a plus! Must be a seasoned multi-tasker and media maven. Our focus is female-driven campaigns, and our brand is fun and fearless.

For more information or to apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Taylor Brightwell, taylor@sparkpointstudio.com.

Publishing Internship

She Writes Press and SparkPress—two nationally recognized independent hybrid presses—are both operated out of our offices in Tempe, Arizona. While SparkPress is more commercially focused, publishing male and female authors, She Writes Press is a bit more literary and exclusively publishes female authors.

Interns will help our publishing team brainstorm and create blog posts pertaining to industry trends, writing and editing tips, and book roundups, complete quality checks on books across retail platforms, review manuscript edits, update book charts and catalogs, support mailings and other administrative duties, and assist with book orders. Interns will get a bird’s-eye view of how a publishing operates, including how publishing and publicity divisions work together.

The ideal candidates will have a passion for books and the publishing industry. Strong writing, editing, and communication skills are a must! Ability to work in WordPress for building blogs is a plus, as well as a quick eye to adapt to the voice and style of our imprints.

 For more information or to apply, please email your resume and cover letter to Lauren Wise, lauren@sparkpointstudio.com.

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