Careers at GIA

 

Internship at GIA Publications, Inc.

 

Title: Editorial Assistant—Digital Resources
Location: 7404 S. Mason Ave, Chicago Illinois, 60638
Start date: Available Immediately
Reports to: Senior Managing Editor

 

Who is GIA Publications, Inc.?
GIA Publications, Inc. is committed to providing high-quality sacred music resources plus a wealth of music education resources with the most advanced research and pedagogy in the field today. Founded in 1941, GIA Publications, Inc. is a family-owned company with more than 7,000 choral and instrumental editions in print, as well as hymnals, recordings, and a wide variety of music education resources. In 2013, the esteemed choral publisher Walton Music became part of GIA. Visit giamusic.com to view our extensive catalog and listen to thousands of titles used in churches and schools around the world.

Internship Description:
GIA Publications, Inc. is seeking an intern to assist in the editorial department with our ongoing expansion of digital resources. This is a paid internship for a term of 90 days, renewable upon positive review.

Responsibilities:
•    Assist in office administrative tasks.
•    Support day-to-day program operations.
•    Assist with maintaining and expanding the digital database.
•    Participate in weekly Editorial meetings.
•    Maintain regular communication via web platforms and personal interaction. 
•    Complete other tasks as assigned by the Senior Managing Editor.

Qualifications:
•    General knowledge of music notation, sacred and educational music, and basic musicianship. 
•    Experience with Finale music notation software.
•    Ability to learn software related to production as needed (Acumen, Virtual Ticket, Acrobat Distiller, Adobe In-Design, Graphic Converter, Slack).
•    Proficiency in using the Internet and web-related platforms.
•    Ability to work well with co-workers.
•    Ability to efficiently and effectively multi-task. 
•    Strong communication skills.
•    Ability to meet time-critical production deadlines and function well under pressure.
•    Capacity for great attention to detail.
•    Capability to adapt to GIA house-style, hymnal style, etc. while maintaining flexibility and taking direction as needed.

Interested candidates should send their resume to katew@giamusic.com.