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Five Internships That Need Amazing Applicants
Six-Word Memoirs from SMITH. Editorial & Social Media Interns. College Credit/Stipend.
Six-Word Memoir debuted as a project of SMITH Magazine in November 2006 and nearly 1 million short stories have been shared. They are looking for smart, creative, self-motivated professionals with a passion for storytelling to be a part of their editorial or social media teams. Interns will have the opportunity to write for the blog, generate ideas for new sections, interact with schools and organizations, and more, on the editorial side and helping to curate content for social media, research new marketing ideas and opportunities, build relationships through social media channels, on the social media side. Applicants should possess strong creative writing and communication skills, be able to work under deadlines, have an interest in storytelling and current events, and have a calm, flexible demeanor.
Maker’s Row. Videography/Photography Intern. Paid.
Maker’s Row is an online marketplace that connects American manufacturers and product based businesses. Their mission is to make manufacturing easy to access and simple to understand. They are looking for someone with a passion for technology, small business, and American manufacturing and the ideal candidate will bring energy and passion to everything they do and be comfortable in a fast-paced, start-up environment. Responsibilities include visiting designers, concept creation, directing interviews, product shoots, and more. Applicants should be self-motivated, have a strong teamwork mentality, interest in photojournalism, adept with photo and video editing software, and provide links to personal site or portfolio.
Coach. Design Apprentice. Paid.
Coach is America’s premier accessible luxury accessories brand and a leader in international markets that complement the diverse lifestyles of today’s consumer. They are seeking a Design Apprentice in the following departments: Women’s Bags, Women’s Apparel, and Men’s Bags. The apprentice will partner with the design team learning all aspects of the process, including assistance with design cards, presentation boards, meeting preparation, and sample management. Ideal applicants should have prior brand related internship experience, advanced proficiency and experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop, excellent interpersonal and communication skills, organizational skills, proven ability to sketch and spec, and be able to submit work examples along with their resume.
TED. Ted Partnerships Intern. Paid.
TED is a nonprofit devoted to Ideas Worth Spreading. It began in 1984 as an annual conference devoted to Technology, Entertainment and Design–hence TED–but TED’s reach and scope have become broader since. They are seeking a smart and motivated intern who is inspired by TED’s mission to join their Partnerships team. Responsibilities include assisting the day-to-day business, building strong professional relationships, gathering, distributing, and maintaining information, resolving challenges associated with project management and more. The ideal candidate is an organized, self-motivated, problem solver who is comfortable juggling multiple projects and responsibilities, be a team player with a positive attitude, and proficient with Google Docs and Excel.
Demos. Administration Intern. Paid.
Founded in 2000 and headquartered in New York City with offices in Washington, DC and Boston, Demos is a public policy organization working for an America where all have an equal say in our democracy and an equal chance in our economy. They are seeking an Administration Intern to support their work and assist with logistics including greeting visitors, monitoring inventory, assisting with forums and events, and more. The successful candidate will have outstanding verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills, excellent attention to detail and ability to multi-task, take initiative and anticipate needs. Prior non-profit experience is a plus.
Five Entry-Level Jobs That Need Amazing Applicants
Magnet Media. Junior Designer/Animator.
Magnet Media is a strategic and creative marketing firm that has worked with many of the world’s top brands to create original video content and grown online communities around the globe. They are seeking a Junior Designer to conceive, design, illustrate, create cinematic stories and innovate web/mobile video. Ideal applicants should have an excellent and dynamic portfolio, skill in animation and creation of motion graphics, excellent design sense, creative approach to problem solving, be proactive and detail-oriented, and 1-2 years work experience.
BrandYourself. Concierge Brand Representative.
BrandYourself is the only DIY product that helps people improve their own search results. They’re seeking a Concierge Brand Representative to manage 25-30 high profile clients, interact with clients, and look for new, innovative ways to optimize search results. Ideal applicants should have amazing organization skills, be strong communicators, and be a genuinely good person to work with. Plus if you have knowledge of SEO and WordPress.
NewsCred. Brand Strategist.
NewsCred is the leading content marketing platform that pairs cutting-edge software with world-class content. They are looking for a Brand Strategist to work closely with the sales team to craft custom solutions for prospective clients that leverage NewsCred’s expertise in content marketing. The Brand Strategist will create custom proposals and compelling sales collateral, work closely with the marketing team and more. Ideal applicants should have 2-3 years experience in marketing, experience writing proposals and marketing collateral, be passionate about content marketing, possess an eye for design, and have excellent writing and communication skills.
Curalate. Community Manager.
Curalate enables brands to become smarter marketers using imagery to grow social engagement and revenue. They are looking for a Community Manager to grow their social media channels, create KPIs to measure progress, and report on efforts to drive leads to the top of their sales funnel. Ideally, applicants will have experience with a social content calendar and using data to drive industry-related conversations across social media channels. Applicants should have 2+ years experience growing and measuring social channels, building thought leadership, ability to fuel social conversations, be responsible for developing weekly and monthly reports, and be data driven.
Kaufmann Mercantile. Photo Retouching Assistant – Part Time.
Kaufmann Mercantile is a transformative lifestyle brand and eCommerce store offering unique products that are the best in their class. They are seeking a Photo Retouching Assistant with a good eye, who is familiar with Photoshop and enthusiastic about the company with a willingness to learn. This is a unique opportunity to improve your post production skills at a company with room for growth and putting ideas into action. You will also have the option to gain first-hand experience photographing in a studio environment. Applicants should include links to their portfolio, Instagram, and other media.