Theatrical Publishing Internship – Playscripts, Inc.

WHO:
Playscripts, Inc., an innovative publisher of new plays.

SEEKING:
An intern with a strong interest in learning about the play publishing industry. This is a highly interactive internship that aims to provide actual publishing experience with a concentration in the Publications / Editorial Department and the Customer Service Department.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Duties can include copyediting and formatting manuscripts, assisting with social media postings, and working on a variety of company projects and administrative tasks.

REQUIREMENTS:
An appreciation of theater is required, and an enthusiasm for new works is a plus. We're looking for energetic, self-motivated and responsible individuals with excellent written and verbal communication skills, exceptional attention to detail, and an ability to multi-task. Touch-typing proficiency (at least 60 words per minute); proficiency with standard word processing, email, and web browsing software. Preferred: InDesign experience/interest.

WHEN:
Minimum length of internship is 3 months, with a start date on or before May 23.

PAY:
A stipend is provided for both full-time and part-time internships ($15/day), and the experience is eligible for course credit at most schools.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send application via email to , and include the following:

1) Cover letter detailing your interest in Playscripts, Inc.
2) Resume of your artistic and administrative experience.
3) Brief literary analysis of a play you've read or seen, focusing on the script, not the production (~200 words).
4) Letter of recommendation [optional]

Please submit applications by May 9th to hr@playscripts.com.

Although email is strongly preferred, hard-copy correspondence may be sent to our office address:

Playscripts, Inc.
450 Seventh Ave.
Suite 809
New York, NY 10123

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