Internship Opportunity

The Jewish Book Council seeks to hire an individual for an unpaid part-time spring internship. Details can be found below. 

Please submit a cover letter, resume, and references to jbc@jewishbooks.org with subject: RESUME, Internship.

Requirements

The intern will work with a small in-house staff. All members of the Jewish Book Council must:

  • Be able to work independently, multi-task, and communicate well in a fast-paced, collaborative work environment
  • Maintain flexibility working with a variety of programs in the ever-expanding JBC
  • Be organized and manage time efficiently on his/her own to meet deadlines
  • Have strong people, phone and writing skills, basic computer proficiency (Microsoft Word, Excel, Publisher)
  • Be able to take initiative
  • Demonstrate professionalism, flexibility, good judgment, resourcefulness, and be a team player
  • Be able to exercise professional judgment to resolve moderately complex problems
  • Have a bright, positive attitude, and be interested in Jewish literature and the mission of the Jewish Book Council.

Specific duties

  • Administrative duties
  • Answer main JBC phone line
  • Research newly published books
  • Send for review copies of newly published books
  • Modify and manage lists in Excel
  • Send acknowledgments for magazine subscriptions and donations
  • Manage website content and online data entry (no prior experience necessary)
  • Contribute to social media and blog
  • Write Jewish Book World BookNotes
  • Assist JBC staff with JBC programs

Some familiarity with wordpress and design programs preferred.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to jbc@jewishbooks.org with subject: RESUME, Internship.