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Svetlana Keselman

Svetlana Keselman

Subsidiary Rights Associate

Hachette Book Group

Subsidiary Rights Associate at Hachette Book Group


Hachette Book Group

Subsidiary Rights Associate

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Subsidiary Rights Assistant

PMT Dance Studio

Office Assistant

Schedule studio rentals, sign in, and collect fees from patrons
Keep track of inventory and cash register
Execute general administrative and clerical duties such as answering phones and photocopying

Career medium 03

Neal-Schuman Publishers

Marketing Assistant

Workman Publishing

Special Markets Intern

Researched new markets to promote books
Prepared pitch letters and book mailings

Career medium 06

Random House

Subsidiary Rights Intern

Researched domestic and foreign rights queries for Doubleday Broadway titles
Wrote submission letters to send out with titles
Prepared memo for weekly department meeting
Researched and presented about the book publishing market in Russia
Updated and maintained submissions database
Created submission packets with publicity packets, quote lists, cover photos, and marketing materials



Editorial Intern

Wrote about different aspects of New York University and took photos for possible use on ByStudents website
Collaborated with editor by phone and e-mail
Raised awareness about website and upcoming college guidebook

Career medium 04

Bresnick Literary Agency


Read 25-30 unsolicited proposals per day and suggested favorable ones; sent out reply notices
Took home manuscripts for further comments and critiques

Encounter Books

Publishing Intern

Created and edited press packets/ Board of Directors packets, cover mock-ups
Instituted a filing system for organization of book proposal submissions and customer reply-cards
Created weekly announcement sheets for author reviews/interviews/events
Updated author contacts, invoices, tipsheets
Updated website and processed web and phone orders
Sent domestic and international publicity mailings; set up a log for these mailings

Career medium 03
Career medium 05

New York Review of Books

Marketing and Publicity Intern

Wrote press release letters for several "classics" titles to send with publicity copies
Copy-edited for seasonal catalogues and copy-wrote for magazine wraps, newspaper excerpts etc.
Researched magazines/online sites for pertinent media and advertising sources
Contacted media for possible book review or feature; organized and filed all media mentions


New York University

Bachelor of Arts College of Arts and Science, English and American Literature; Linguistics