Career Opportunities at AAP

If you would like to be part of a team that advocates on behalf of one of the most creative and dynamic industries in the world, you have come to the right place! AAP promotes the criticality of book, education, and journal publishing in the modern world, with a special focus on the protection of copyright, free expression, and fair and competitive digital markets. Publishing is indispensable to democracy, culture and progress. If you care about books, reading, research and education, then get to know AAP. We welcome all interested applicants for open positions.

EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO THE PRESIDENT AND CEO. The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is accepting expressions of interest to join its Washington, DC staff as Executive Assistant to the President and CEO. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org. For more information see the posting here.

DIRECTOR, CLIMATE AND SUSTAINABILITY. The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is accepting expressions of interest to join its Washington, DC staff as Director, Climate and Sustainability. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org. For more information see the posting here.

DIRECTOR, DIVERSITY, EQUITY, AND INCLUSION (DEI). The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is accepting expressions of interest to join its Washington, DC staff as Director, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI). Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org. For more information see the posting here.

PROGRAM MANAGER. The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is accepting expressions of interest to join its Washington, DC staff as Program Manager. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org. For more information see the posting here.

LEGAL COUNSEL. The Association of American Publishers (AAP) is accepting expressions of interest from experienced attorneys to join its Washington, DC staff as legal counsel. Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org. For more information see the posting here

LAW CLERKS.  Each semester, AAP invites qualified law students or recent law school graduates to join our Law Clerk program.  Law Clerks work closely with AAP’s lawyers on a variety of transactional and litigation matters pertaining to copyright law, freedom of expression, and digital markets, and may interact with AAP’s network of member companies and allied organizations.  Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org.

INTERNS.  From time to time, AAP hosts undergraduates interested in working on domestic or international policy, communications, and/or management and administration.  Applicants may send resumes and cover letters to HR@publishers.org.

SPECIAL PROGRAMS.   AAP coordinates paid summer internships for its member companies through partnerships with the United Negro College Fund (UNCF, see here) and other institutions.  Visit us in early winter for deadlines and application processes.