Dzanc Books Marketing Internship




  •  A commitment to work fifteen to twenty-five hours per week.
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented individual with excellent written, verbal, and organizational skills.
  • Skill in coordinating and completing both special projects, and routine tasks.
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in Microsoft Office and database management.
  • Ability to work independently and with others.
  • Dependability, flexibility, and ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Ability to work well under pressure and with deadlines.
  • A passion for publishing and a knowledge of contemporary literature and Dzanc titles (preferred).


  • Assisting with promoting nation-wide events.
  • Assisting with tracking, formatting and archiving of book reviews and other media.
  • Assisting with on-line promotional initiatives.
  • Assisting in the production of advertisements, press releases, and promotional materials.
  • Assisting with mailings to media, consumers, booksellers, and other contacts.
  • Working with Marketing Director to track revenue and research additional sales outlets.

To Apply

Email a cover letter explaining your interest in obtaining a Dzanc Internship, and which specific internship you are interested in, along with your resume (attached MS Word Document) and the name and email addresses of at least two references that we can contact. Send email to

Pittsburgh Film Office Internship

Application Deadline
November 4, 2016

Must be majoring in Business, Marketing, Communications, Film Studies, Public Relations, Arts Management, English/Journalism, Media Arts, Government Affairs, and/or Computer/Information Science

Primary function
To provide administrative support for non-profit economic development agency promoting the Southwestern PA region to the film industry

Computer literacy, organizational capabilities, initiative, telephone experience


  • Field incoming phone calls.
  • Follow-through with requests for information on Pittsburgh.
  • Scan digital photos and assist in maintenance of location photograph filing system.
  • Read daily newspapers and trade magazines for articles for clipping report, PFO board books, and assist in development calls to production companies.
  • Make deliveries to production offices, etc.
  • Perform other duties as assigned, including assistance with fundraising events.

Each intern will work together with Film Office staff to determine an individual project to be completed upon the end of the term. Interns will have time during internship hours to complete the project.  Some examples of past projects are: design door-hanger brochure to be distributed throughout communities in which filming is taking place; design of the marketing packet, complete a 15 city/four year comparison on the film industry, web site development, surveys of production industry, develop silent auction for fundraising event, etc.

To be determined by intern coordinator, looking for a minimum of 12-15 hours per week for a minimum of three months. Negotiable.

Course Credit
Student must receive college credit for internship

To Apply
Email Cover Letter and Resume to:
Assistant Director Lisa Smith-Reed
Phone: 412-261-2744
Fax: 412-471-7317