Archive | December, 2011

Archaia Looking for Intern!

Posted on 16 December 2011 by Duncan

Do you love comic books?

The Los Angeles office of Archaia Entertainment is looking for interns who are seeking college credit and/or hands-on experience in the comic book industry. We publish the Eisner Award Winning books Return of the Dapper Men (Best Original Album) and Mouse Guard: Legends of the Guard (Best Anthology), Jim Henson’s The Dark Crystal , Fraggle Rock , Labyrinth , and Tale of Sand graphic novels, Immortals: God and Heroes in partnership with Relativity Media and their feature film Immortals , as well as a number of critically acclaimed graphic novels.

Responsibilities of the internship include:

• Filing and maintaining of in-office inventory
• Reading and writing coverage for comic book scripts
• Writing copy for publication materials
• Writing marketing materials such as creator bios, product descriptions and press releases
• Monitoring and updating Archaia social networks (Facebook, Twitter, etc.)
• Conducting thorough online research
• Corresponding with bloggers and members of the press on behalf of Archaia
• Communicating with local comic shop retailers
• Running out-of-office errands
• Shipping and receiving
• Answering phone and other general office duties
• Reading Archaia comic books to familiarize yourself with our brand
• Proofreading comic book printer proofs
• Writing and designing the company’s bi-weekly newsletter
• Conducting interviews with writers and artists
• Logging incoming submissions for review
• Voluntary participation in local conventions, events, and signings

Interns must meet the following requirements:

• Incredibly detail-oriented
• Possess great personality over the phone and in person
• Energetic, enthusiastic and eager
• Excellent writing and communication skills
• Creative, out-of-the box thinker
• Pop-culture savvy
• Self-motivator, responsible and able to follow directions
• Basic computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office; graphic design background (Adobe Pro, InDesign, Photoshop) a plus but not necessary
• Able to competently conduct research on the Internet
• Familiar with multiple social networking sites (Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc.)
• Can work 2-3 consecutive days, with hours from 10:00am – 6:00pm
• Can reliably commute to Hollywood
• Have their own laptop with wireless Internet capability that they are willing to bring and use in the office
• And of course, a love of comic books!

Rewards:

• Meet prominent creators and make important contacts in the comic book industry
• Learn the business of producing comics from pitching an idea to distribution
• Attend comics industry social functions in the LA area
• Free Archaia comic books and graphic novels!

Internship period: Jan. 2 to May 25, 2012

This job is unpaid but can offer college credit.”

Resume and cover letter to:
r.taylor@archaia.com
Rebecca Taylor | Associate Editor
Work: +1 323 391 1284
Twitter: twitter.com/BexTay

Archaia Entertainment, LLC
1680 N. Vine Street, Suite 1010
Los Angeles, California, 90028
www.Archaia.com

Facebook: facebook.com/ArchaiaEntertainment
Twitter: twitter.com/Archaia

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