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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Edelman.Creative Intern – Strategic and Creative Guild.Paid.
Edelman is the world’s largest public relations firm and the biggest social media agency. They are seeking the best and brightest creative minds to join its Edelman Incubator, flex your creative muscle, and have an immediate impact on some of the world’s leading brands. Applicants should have a belief in the power of well-communicated ideas to change the world, a passion for communication in all its forms, a genuine curiosity about the world, able to wear many hats, and ability to be a team player.
Meetup is the world’s largest network of local groups, making it easy for anyone to organize a local group or find one already meeting up face-to-face. They’re seeking a community intern to assist with the operational aspects of managing a large online community. Some of the things you’ll be doing are approving new meetup groups and setting them up for success, moderating “perks” for group members, organizing an array of feature requests and suggestions, writing technical instructions, and finding awesome content for the blog. Interns will also join the rest of the Community Team in meetings, learn how they develop new tools and features, and learn about their business. This is for folks interested in supporting an online community, and learning how to provide great customer support at an Internet-based business. If all of this sounds up your alley, they want to hear from you.
DailyBurn.Graphic Design Intern.Paid.
DailyBurn.com is a leading online health and fitness brand delivering first-class video workout programs and personalized nutrition plans to ensure that members reach their fitness goals. The intern will work with the design and development team to prepare assets for product launches, design promotional materials, assist in the concept, planning, research, and execution of new projects. Ideal applicants should have excellent verbal/written communication skills, excellent attention to detail, well versed in Photoshop and Illustrator, Mac-saavy, and should be current college students or recent grads majoring in a relative design program.
CollegeHumor Media is a leading online entertainment company targeting a core audience of people ages 18-49 by delivering daily comedic content. They are currently seeking a resourceful, driven marketing intern for a full-time internship. The intern will learn how to use Google Analytics, learn how to promote individual pieces of content, and brainstorm new ways to attract a larger audience. Ideal candidates should be very detail-oriented, responsible, demonstrate a strong interest in media and entertainment, and very familiar with all things tech, pop culture, and nerdy internet culture. Bonus points if the applicant has used the internet to promote something.
Time Warner – CNN.NY News Bureau Intern.Paid.
CNN, part of the TimeWarner family, delivers the latest breaking news and information on top stories, politics, business, and more. Interested in covering the news sector for the northeast? They’re seeking a news bureau intern for their Fall 2014 cycle with strong skills in communication, MS Office Suite, and online research. Duties include contributing to segments and wires, paired with reporters and producers on breaking news and ongoing stories, use CNN’s video and photo database for packages and sound bites, and greet show guests. There is also the potential to pitch stories and have first-hand exposure to how stories are developed, video is gathered and edited, the script-writing process, and how the program is built from an editorial and production perspective.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Hunter PR. Social Media Community Manager.
Hunter Public Relations is an independently owned, award-winning consumer public relations firm based in NYC. They’re looking for an ambitious, energetic and creative individual to join their Social and Digital Media department. Ideal candidates should have at least one experience managing social channels for brands as well as expertise in acquiring and engaging “fans.” The community manager will work across food/beverage, home/lifestyle and health/beauty verticals and will be expected to manage owned communities and help secure earned social buzz.
Clear Channel.Event Coordinator.
Clear Channel Media and Entertainment is one of the world’s largest media and entertainment companies, providing multi-platform advertising and marketing opportunities for partners and world-class entertainment for listeners and users. They are looking for an Event Coordinator to work with the operations team, ensuring that internal and external events align with facility requirements and maintain company standards. The Event Coordinator coordinates event details and appointments for the space, prepares budgets, coordinates staff, and manages related correspondence. Ideal applicants should have the ability to work flexible hours, strong written and verbal communication skills, excellent time management skills, and the ability to work with minimal supervision.
Bark & Co.Customer Love Representative.
Bark & Co. is a fast-growing business for people who love dogs and they’re looking for a Customer Love Representative to join their team! The representative is part of a collaborative team using email, phone, and chat support to resolve issues and exceed expectations, manage accounts, troubleshoot bugs, and keep customers satisfied. Ideal applicants should have a quick, creative problem-solving mind, excellent writing skills, experience chatting with people, ease of communication, managing a project or process from concept to finish, and absolutely love dogs. Bonus points for those who already know their way around a support ticket system, have a good library of the best puppy-related photos, gifs, and videos, previous experience in startups, or love online communities.
Rolling Stone.Visual Designer.
Rolling Stone, part of the Wenner Media family, is a historic magazine known for its coverage of politics and popular culture. Their digital outlet, RollingStone.com is seeking a talented and dynamic Visual Designer to work on their innovative design team, reporting to the Design Director and responsible for daily visual design production in support of the editorial and advertising departments. The designer should have strong visual design sensibilities, a keen eye for pixels, strong typographic and layout skills, 2-3 years experience as part of an in-house or agency design team, an online portfolio with visual interactive design examples, and a comfort and understanding of design across platforms. Knowledge of online publication design, interest in future facing product design, flash, animation, and After Effects experience are all pluses.
Artsy.Content Partner Liaison.
Artsy’s mission is to make all the world’s art accessible to anyone with an Internet connection through an online platform for discovering, learning about, and collecting art. Artsy seeks an art world professional to manage existing relationships and identify new opportunities to expand Artsy’s presence worldwide. Their primary responsibility will be to foster active relationships with leading galleries, and achieve fluency of partners’ artist programs and overseeing their inventory on Artsy. Ideal candidates should demonstrate a unique blend of knowledge, humility, creative insight, strong analytic skills, self-motivation, passionate about art and art history, and attention to detail. Applicants should have a BA in Art History, and 3+ years of work experience in the contemporary art world, and an active participant in the local arts community.