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Summer job opportunity: - marketing and e-book publishing firm

posted Apr 18, 2011, 10:26 AM by Andrew Rosenthal

This job opportunity comes via COO Ted Barnett

Byliner is a lean, angel-funded startup building a next-generation ebook publishing and marketing company focused on non-fiction titles.  The co-founders have many years of experience in magazine and book publishing and in consumer-facing technology startups.
We are commissioning new ebook titles from leading writers, all in the "Kindle Singles" format (1-2 hours to read, price in the $0.99 - $4.99 range).  Our website will enable readers of nonfiction to discover and discuss online articles from their favorite writers, and follow their future work.

Looking for smart, motivated, self-directed MBA students looking to help re-invent publishing in the digital age.  Mentorship from experienced startup managers and long-term opportunities available.
Summer (or anytime) internships available focused on:
  • Designing and developing marketing and support services for leading non-fiction writers (social media marketing toolkit, audience analytics, ebook sales tracking)
  • Managing our ebook development process (author contract negotiations, tracking books from ideation to manuscript to editing to pricing and store deployment)
  • Online marketing of our flagship site, (SEM/SEO, social media marketing, community management)

Please note: The full job is posted in HBS Career Hub with Job ID:  1921876