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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
In Scena! Italian Theater Festival NY. Graphic & Web Design Interns for Theater Festival. College Credit.
In Scena! is an annual Italian Theater Festival that began in 2013, and has been featured in the New York Times, Village Voice, Department of Cultural Affairs website, and other publications. They are looking for talented and driven Graphic and Web Design interns to participate in a website redesign, and create communication materials, including brochures, posters, flyers, programs, banners, etc. Ideal candidates should have a passion for or a degree in graphic/web design, be able to work from home and have access to graphic design software, be reliable, enthusiastic, and hard working. Preferably NYC-based and interest in theatre and Italian culture is a big plus.
5WPR. PR Internship. College Credit.
5WPR, a results-oriented PR firm, has more than 100 professionals serving clients in Beauty & Fashion, Brands, Entertainment, and more. They are seeking interns to gain public relations experience, including media monitoring, writing press releases and pitch emails, compiling media lists, and more. Applicants should have strong communication and interpersonal skills, be articulate, have strong computer skills, and be able to work in a fast-paced environment.
The Juilliard School. Professional Intern Program. Stipend.
The Juilliard School provides the highest caliber of artistic education for gifted musicians, dancers, and actors from around the world. The Juilliard School sponsors a Professional Intern Program in technical theater and arts administration. This gives interns hands-on experience working directly with technicians and administrators in their respective fields. Internships are offered in Costumes, Electrics, Props, Scene Painting, Sound, Stage Management, Technical Direction, Wig and Makeup, Drama Division, Orchestra Management, and Vocal Arts. Seminars are held throughout the year with related professionals.
New York Magazine. Creative and Marketing Services Internship. Paid.
New York Magazine covers, analyzes, comments on, and defines the news, culture, entertainment, lifestyle, fashion, and personalities that drive NYC. They are seeking a Creative and Marketing Services intern to assist department members, coordinate special issue marketing campaign mailings, distribute sales materials, assist in invoice processing, and assist with general administrative duties.
Global Health Corps. Communications Fellow. Paid/Stipend.
Global Health Corps is working to build the movement for health equity by mobilizing a global community of emerging leaders. They are currently looking for young communications professionals to participate in their yearlong communications fellowship program. Individuals chosen for the fellowship would work in health-related NGOs and government organizations in Burundi, Malawi, Rwanda, Uganda, the United States, and Zambia from July 2015 through August 2016. Requirements vary depending on the fellowship location and focus, but Global Health Corps are looking for talented individuals from diverse backgrounds for this high-impact position.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Chango. Junior Copywriter.
Chango is a programmatic advertising company, purpose-built for the marketer by using exclusive intent data and technology to create relevant and timely advertising campaigns that produce rich customer insights. They are looking for a fresh copywriter who has a strong interest in digital marketing. The copywriter will contribute to their awesomeness with copywriting for everything from Chango.com to their magazine The Programmatic Mind, to email marketing, assist with managing the editorial schedule and publishing content, write emails all day to their client databse, and run the social media and other miscellaneous writing tasks.
About.com. Social Media Editor.
About.com is the largest source for expert content on the internet that helps millions of users answer questions, solve problems, learn something new, or find inspiration. They are searching for an entrepreneurial Social Media Editor to join their Social Media team. Responsibilities include writing and curating compelling, social-friendly content, dreaming up new content formats, distributing this content to social networks, working with their creative team to select photos, sharing results with key internal, external, and global stakeholders, and more. Applicants should have 1-3 years of experience for a major media property with a large percentage of traffic coming from social media, be proficient with content marketing on social networks and in web analytics tools, possess strong planning, written, and oral communication skills, and be a fast worker who is creative and knows how to write engaging, compelling copy. Demonstrated social analytics experience and prior experience with social publishing tools and data reporting tools are pluses.
Cox Media Group. Sales Assistant.
Cox Media Group is an integrated broadcasting, publishing, direct marketing, and digital media company that includes the national advertising rep firms of CoxReps. They are seeking a Sales Assistant to develop a firm understanding of the sales process, maintain orders once placed, and post orders on a weekly basis. Ideal applicants must be proficient in Microsoft applications, have strong professional verbal and written communication skills, be able to multi-task, have strong people and relationship management skills, be detail-oriented, analytical, creative, and organized.
Merlin Entertainment. Marketing Coordinator.
Merlin Entertainment is the world’s second-largest visitor attraction operator with properties like SEA LIFE, Madame Tussauds, the Dungeons, and LEGOLAND. They are seeking a Marketing Coordinator to support their Marketing department by planning and managing promotional activities. Responsibilities include working with the marketing manager, reporting weekly about partner targets and outreach activity, analyzing reports on NYC tourism, creating, coordinating, and executing local initiatives, and more. Ideal applicants should have experience in promotions or marketing, must have a proactive, goal-oriented, can-do attitude, be adaptable to change and used to multitasking, have refined verbal and written communication skills, and able to work independently with little supervision.
Laundry Service Media. Community Manager.
Laundry Service is a social media agency with full-service capabilities across owned, earned, and paid media. They are seeking a Community Manager to establish strong and trusted client relationships, develop strong, creative copy that maximizes engagement, work with the creative team to develop content, and more. Ideal applicants should have 2 years of agency-side experience developing key social media creative, be adept at implementing related marketing campaigns, be passionate, collaborative, creative, and resourceful, and have an understanding, passion, and curiosity for the social media universe.