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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Audubon. Magazine / Editorial Intern. Paid.
Audubon is dedicated to protecting birds and other wildlife and their mission is to engage people in bird conservation. They are looking for interns to support their Features Editor, writing articles for the website, blog, and print magazine, fact checking, and assisting with editorial projects. Ideal candidates should be able to report and write magazine stories for science-based publications, experience promoting content content through social media, and should have an interest in environmental issues, birds, and wildlife.
Mattel. Content Design Intern. Paid.
Mattel, Inc. is the worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of toys and family products. They are seeking a Content Design Intern to assist producers with developing content for licensed preschool toys through script-writing and formatting, media library maintenance, contacting vendors, and supporting our team of content producers. Ideal applicants should be self-starters with strong communication skills, interest in creating content for preschoolers, have experience with sound editing and media creation software (GarageBand, Pro Tools), and possess strong creative skills, time management skills and computer skills. Knowledge of music is a plus.
truTV. Digital Intern. Paid.
truTV takes viewers on a fun ride that surprises and entertains by delivering a dynamic mix of action, comedy and competition. They are hiring an intern to support the editorial department in the creation of digital content related to various on-air properties. Responsibilities include: research, helping to write photo gallery captions and ‘listicles’, creating social media content (such as GIFs, Vines, tweets, etc.), scheduling and publishing content to truTV’s website and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr, etc.), and collaborating with counterparts in the marketing and video teams. Ideal candidates will be extremely organized, be passionate about television and pop culture, have some web editorial experience, be familiar with major social media platforms, be comfortable with learning how to use content management systems, and be able to take direction.
14th Street Y Theater. Intern. Paid.
The 14th Street Y is a thriving and dynamic community center located in the heart of the East Village. They are currently seeking an intern for the 2014-2015 school year to help create, implement, and organize systems for press, media, video, audio, and photo inventory, public relations and advertising, archiving, and documentation to accompany data collection for the growing cultural programs. The ideal intern should have experience with physical and digital organization, photo, video and audio editing and usage, digital and online platforms for photo, video, and audio (ex: Vimeo, Flickr, YouTube), and have an interest in new media and the arts. This is a fantastic opportunity for a student pursuing a degree in theater, media arts or communications!
FindSpark. Marketing & Events Intern. Paid.
FindSpark is a community dedicated to inspiring career optimism in young creatives through education, events, and networking. FindSpark is looking for a self-starter and a stellar writer to take concepts and articulate them across Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and blog posts. The Marketing & Events Intern will present new and interesting ideas, execute them quickly, measure the results, and make recommendations for the next time around. As part of a small team, the intern will be mentored and taught everything the team knows. Bonus points if you’ve attended previous FindSpark events, have Photoshop or photography skills, or have experience with Excel, Google Analytics, Hootsuite, or Instagram.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Global Brands Group. Assistant Designer.
Global Brands Group Holding Limited is one of the world’s leading branded apparel, footwear, fashion accessories and related lifestyle product companies. They are looking for an Assistant Designer to execute the seasonal design development process for Cold Weather Accessories, from concept to delivery, by creating and executing original, trend-appropriate design concepts that meet market needs and drive sales, and ensuring the timely execution of each stage in the process. Ideal applicants should have a Bachelor’s Degree in Fashion Design, ideally with an Accessories concentration or Knitwear background, superior organizational skills and excellent communication skills, be team-oriented, meticulous and creative, and possess an ability to multi-task and meet deadlines.
adoptive. Account Coordinator.
Adoptive’s team of strategists, designers, and technologists work together to build brand experience, products, and services that deliver results and drive value. They are seeking an Account Coordinator to assist the Account and Production teams in the coordination of projects and manage office administration and tasks. Responsibilities include partner with their Account and Production teams to create and update timelines, reports, and spreadsheets, keep all records up-to-date and organized, fulfill front desk role and act as the face of the business, organize team and client dinners, events, transportation, and meetings, and more. Ideal applicants should be hungry for knowledge, be extremely detail-oriented, have excellent communication skills, appreciate professional feedback, able to manage own time and workload, and be proficient with Mac and its applications.
Victoria’s Secret. Product Development Assistant.
Victoria’s Secret, a member of the L Brands family, is the most powerful, best-recognized and sexiest lingerie brand in the world. They are seeking a Product Development Assistant to ensure product details meet aesthetic direction, provide support in development meetings, compile initial costing for all styles in development, and much more. Ideal applicants should have 1-2 years experience in a retail production development or production environment, possess knowledge of garment construction, demonstrate strong, consistent problem solving abilities, and able to be a team player.
87am. Digital Production Artist.
87am is a digital creative agency built from a technological and sales-driven core. They are seeking a Digital Production Artist to develop and execute creative campaigns to increase awareness, contribute to the overall improvement and quality of 87am creative processes, work closely with client team to schedule and monitor all projects and more. Ideal candidates should have experience creating flash or HTML5 banner ad campaigns, possess excellent communication skills under pressure and experience working with Creative Suite, must be detail-oriented and well organized, be self-starters, avid learners, and curious about technology.
Handybook. Graphic Designer.
Handybook is the easiest way to find help with home services where users can instantly book home cleaning, handyman services, and much more. They are looking for an experienced graphic designer to bring the message and voice of their brand to their marketing channels, including email, print, mail, and more, who will report to the VP of Marketing. Ideal applicants include 2-4 years of graphic design experience, passion for impactful design, proficiency with Adobe CS, enthusiasm to jump into a design challenge for any media, and a great sense of humor. Experience working with direct response media is a bonus.