Aevitas Creative Management

545 Boylston StreetSuite 1100
Boston, MA 02116
www.aevitascreative.com
mcooper@aevitascreative.com

Date Posted:
August 12, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Writing/Editing

Type:
Intern

Editorial Internship at Literary Agency

Description:

Aevitas offers student interns the opportunity to explore a career in publishing, gaining valuable experience, building new skills, and forging meaningful connections by assisting at all stages of the agenting process—from evaluating queries and reading proposals to editing manuscripts and crafting pitches. Interns will also learn about contracts, royalties, client relations, and other details of the agency business, working closely with a highly experienced group of agents whose tastes and lists vary widely.

Ideal applicants will be perceptive readers and informed consumers of culture, comfortable meeting deadlines and managing projects both collaboratively and solo. Prospective interns from backgrounds traditionally underrepresented in publishing are especially encouraged to apply.

Interns will gain experience:

· Reading fiction manuscripts and nonfiction proposals

· Creating detailed reader’s reports to assist agents in making acquisition decisions and editing projects that have already been signed

· Copyediting and proofreading

· Interacting with agents and clients

· Promoting the work of the agency on social media

· Assisting with various research projects

Hours and Compensation:

Unfortunately, we are currently unable to offer compensation for this internship. However, we are happy to coordinate with interns so they can earn course credits. Hours are flexible, but a time commitment of at least two days a week in our Boston office is required.


Qualifications:

· Previous editorial and/or writing experience, including prior publishing internships, experience in creative writing workshops, work on literary magazines, etc. 

· Very strong reading and writing skills

· Time management ability

How To Apply:

To apply, please send the following materials to Maggie Cooper at mcooper@aevitascreative.com:

Resume

Cover letter, addressing your relevant skills and experience as well as your interested in publishing 

A list of three or four books you've recently read and loved

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Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.

Apply by:
August 20, 2019
Salary:
unpaid
About this Organization:
Aevitas Creative Management is a full-service literary agency, representing scores of award winning authors, thinkers, and public figures. Aevitas also provides high-level strategic communications consulting and original content development services to internationally renowned business, political, and cultural leaders, institutions, brands, and estates. Our mission is to help cultivate and promote stories, expertise, and insights that are timely and timeless; that are innovative and necessary; that spark debate and challenge conventional wisdom; that enlighten and entertain; that inspire meaningful conversation and propose groundbreaking ideas; that test and expand on literary conventions; and that bring people together, influence the culture in positive ways, and enable voices that might otherwise be silenced to be heard.