Summer Editorial Intern, Business, HuffingtonPost.com
THIS JOB HAS EXPIRED The Huffington Post is seeking a motivated summer intern to join the HuffPost Business team. This full-time role, beginning in June and ending in August, is an excellent opportunity for an aspiring journalist to learn about new media platforms and gain experience at The Huffington Post. The intern will work closely with the editorial team, and will have opportunities to pitch and write posts, work with the vertical's social media accounts, and use HuffPost's CMS to build and package content for the site, including slideshows. This is a fabulous opportunity to join a fast-growing site and a dynamic, fun team. A pro-active, detail-oriented intern will have the opportunity to grow and acquire solid real-world new media and editorial skills.
Contributing content to the site
Interviewing contributors and experts
Running occasional errands for the department
Contacting PR contacts for images/press releases
Writing posts, headlines, and teasers
Loading content in to CMS
Assisting with the vertical's social media account management
Requirements for Success:
Communications or Journalism major preferred, but other majors are welcome to apply
Demonstrated interest in business & finance is a must!
Superior communications skills, both oral and written
Well organized, detail oriented, able to multi-task, able to prioritize with minimal direction
Positive attitude, loves a challenge, able to pitch creatively and execute ideas
Able to follow up with project partners to ensure accurate and timely completion of deliverables
Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
Experience in creating/writing blogs is strongly preferred
Experience using a CMS is required (ex.- WordPress, Drupal, MoveableType, etc.)
Familiarity with Photoshop and InDesign preferred
Experience with HTML preferred
Working knowledge of social media outlets is required, including: Twitter, Tumblr, Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, etc., and professional social media experience is preferred.
This internship is located in our New York, NY office, and is open to current undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent graduates (only December 2012 and later graduates will be considered for this role). It is a full-time, paid role--40 hrs/week, $10.00/hr. This internship will run from early June through mid August.
About HuffPost- The Huffington Post is a Pulitzer Prize-winning source of breaking news, features, and entertainment, as well as a highly engaged community for opinion and conversation. The Huffington Post has 50 million monthly unique visitors (comScore November, 2012) posting more than 8 million comments each month. The site has more than 40,000 bloggers -- from politicians, students and celebrities to academics, parents and policy experts -- who contribute in real-time on the subjects they are most passionate about. The Huffington Post has editions in the UK, Canada, Quebec, France, Spain, and Italy with Japan and more scheduled to launch in the coming months.
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