Creative Internship and Job Opportunities: The French Institute Alliance Française, TED and more.

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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants


The French Institute Alliance Française. Videography Intern. College Credit.

We are looking for a highly motivated videographer or media production student to film and edit short videos for use on our website and marketing materials. The intern will create videos for use in our marketing efforts and will be used through our website and social networks. The intern will be able to improve their technical skills in developing mixed media and will build their resume for future employment. Responsibilities include collaborating with our marketing team to develop web video pieces, coordinating filming of FIAF events, planning, shooting, and editing video for website content, and working closely with the website coordinator to download videos.

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Sterling Publishing Co. Intern (Summer 2014). Paid.

Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Barnes & Noble, is looking for interns in our Art/Design, Editorial, Managing Editorial, Marketing, Production and Sales departments. We are seeking creative, innovative, risk takers who aren’t afraid to think “outside the box” and make an impact within the department, as well as the organization. The ideal interns should have excellent interpersonal and communication skills and a willingness to learn and grow. All of our interns must have a strong interest in book publishing, be able to obtain course credit and commit to at least 28 hours per week. In addition to working with our creative and talented staff, our internships provide a well-rounded experience, educating interns on all facets of the book publishing world.

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Outbrain. Account Management (DIY) Intern. Paid.

Outbrain is looking for a student intern to help assist their account management team. The paid internship would be roughly 20 hours a week starting as soon as possible, and throughout the summer. We are seeking a highly motivated, meticulous individual, interested in digital advertising/marketing. Responsibilities include coordinating and tracking weekly webinars, providing client support and communication, aiding in marketing efforts, and coordinating with the finance department on billing tasks.

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New York Historical Society. Intern (Summer 2014). Paid.

The New-York Historical Society is offering full-time summer internships in both our museum and library divisions. Applicants who are selected to participate in this rewarding yet demanding experience may be awarded a stipend or receive course credit depending on school requirements. Participants are required to work 35 hours a week. Besides working with a specific department, the 35 hours includes weekly lunchtime meetings in which interns will hear lectures from various N-YHS employees and participate in outings to other cultural institutions in the NYC area.

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L’Oreal. Digital and Communications Intern – Redken Global. Paid.

Redken’s Global Digital and Communications team is seeking a full-time intern to work as a contributing member, make an impact, and learn from the best! The Digital and Communications Intern will make contributions for digital content marketing strategies, help manage Redken’s online channels and social media, provide support for  Redken’s international websites and assist digital teams to execute programs, organize and manage Redken assets (images and videos) hosted in a brand database, research new and emerging digital technologies, and support digital strategy integration with PR efforts. A passion for beauty and a willingness to jump in with both feet is a must. The possibilities are limitless and the amount of exposure and project work you will get is dependent on your attention to detail, ability to work independently and as part of a team, and having a proactive, positive attitude.

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Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants


TED. Graphic Designer.

TED is seeking a Graphic Designer to join our Partnerships team. The ideal candidate is a creative self-starter with a love for design, experience developing presentations/proposals, strong software and technical skills, and an ability to work in a fluid and fast-paced environment. This is a fantastic opportunity for an emerging designer to join the team doing exciting work at TED. The designer will work closely with the Creative Services Director to brainstorm and develop materials to communicate TED’s brand and products. Key responsibilities include developing marketing and communication materials for TED Partners, such as proposals, presentations, signage, invitations, digital communications, and event displays and developing photo and video assets and transforming written materials into effective visual representations. A passion for TED and a broad interest in the world–including science/technology, design/architecture, global development, entertainment/arts are big pluses. Candidates should find joy in detail, efficiency, logistics and quality, should be comfortable working in a startup-like environment, and execute their job with a sense of humor.

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Meetup. Marketing Associate.

Meetup, the world’s largest network of local groups, is seeking a Marketing Associate. In this role, you will maintain an editorial calendar, manage Meetup’s presence on social sites, including publishing, listening, and tracking results, develop reports summarizing activity and make recommendations for refining engagement strategies, experiment with tactics to help us extend our reach and improve our engagement metrics, use social listening tools to monitor what others inside and outside of the Meetup community are saying about us, take our blog to the next level–both in the quality of the content we put out and the buzz it generates, contribute to communications strategy sessions and generate ideas to increase the creativity, influence, and overall impact of Meetup’s communications, be comfortable articulating and representing the company’s mission, act as day to day liaison to our public relations agency, and assist with development of public relations strategies via social media, review incoming media requests and partnership opportunities and vet whether they should be escalated for consideration.

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The Daily Beast. Social Media Editor.

The Daily Beast is seeking a Social Media Editor to lead our newsroom’s day-to-day efforts throughout social media. She/he will be responsible for managing our official accounts throughout Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and G+ (as well as spot new opportunities and establish presences there). The social media editor will be responsible for helping lead our real-time coverage of breaking news, working directly with senior editors to identify sources, material, and new angles in major stories. Other responsibilities include reader engagement (UGC, chats), tracking detailed analytics, and liaising directly with social media companies on behalf of the newsroom. Opportunities for growth in this position rest entirely in the candidate. He/she will be welcome to write for The Daily Beast, help devise the company’s overall social media strategy, and work with the product teams to provide feedback.

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360i. Associate Designer.

360i is an award-winning digital marketing agency that drives results for Fortune 500 marketers through insights, ideas and technologies. As Associate Director, you transform creative vision into eye-popping on and off-line digital experiences for our diverse range of clients. You see opportunity in every project, whether a chance to show off your skills or an invitation to learn new ones. You don’t hold back and you don’t shut down. New directions and new ideas are what motivate you, flawless ?execution is what satisfies you. You’re clever, efficient, and something else that people can’t quite put their finger on, but whatever it is… it’s awesome and it needs to create cool stuff. You’ll work closely with Creative/Art Directors and copywriters, articulate and defend creative decisions, research demonstrate, and report on new tools, trends, and techniques, explore ideas to bring digital into the physical world, create and uphold high standards of quality, and help foster a culture of ideas, experimentation, and collaboration.

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Uber. Community Manager.

Uber New York is looking for a Community Manager to dominate marketing efforts for our team. Community Managers at Uber wear many hats. You should be as comfortable giving a 15-second elevator pitch about Uber as you are digging deep into data to analyze past promotions. A typical workday might include chatting with a pro athlete’s publicist, hiring a street team for New York Pride, or drafting an email about on-demand boat service. We have a great team and we’re building something awesome that we get to share with the world. Your responsibilities will be to develop integrated marketing campaigns, execute strategic partnerships and own business development locally, and spread the UberLOVE by engaging influencers through events, social media, and the blog. You should be creative, born to network, a utility player, naturally curious, word-savvy, graceful, and super organized. It’s all about the hustle. You’ll knock down doors and pursue the crazy idea if it helps grow Uber.

Apply here.

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