EDITORIAL INTERNSHIP, FALL 2015

The Editorial Intern will work with SMG’s Editorial Team to write multiple posts per day on a broad range of topics, help with our photo feed curation, add to our editorial calendar of events, and to take on a wide variety of editorial tasks and duties as needed. 

In this position, the intern will get first-hand experience working in a digital media publishing environment with a supportive team of extremely creative talent, led by the Executive Producer.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support editorial staff as needed. This includes conducting research, finding photography and image sourcing, photo feed curation, and other tasks that arise.
  • Write multiple stories daily both pitched and assigned
  • Pitch feature story ideas and complete feature assignments by assigned due dates
  • Work from home from 7am - 9:30am and in the office from 10:30am - 4pm Monday - Friday
  • Weekend work as needed
  • WFH in evening as needed 
  • Support Associate Editor with curation and creation of our photo feeds

QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA preferred. Candidates pursuing a BA are also welcome
  • The desire to have as many people see your work as possible
  • The ability to use social media as a promotional tool
  • Digital-savvy, i.e. working knowledge of basic html, photoshop, and content management systems 
  • Easy to get along with and enthusiastic
  • Eager for feedback and able to improve and progress 
  • At least one solid reference 
  • Some examples of work that you're proud of. Can be from college, a blog, but have some writing you can show. You will have an advantage if that work is online and has been successful. 
  • A solid writer with a fun voice and tone who understands that longer isn't always better, and shorter isn't always best
  • A keen interest in visual storytelling first and foremost. You're not here to be a long-form writer

This is a paid internship

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to: info@starfishmediagroup.com with the subject heading 'Internship'