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DescriptionForward-thinking, fast paced company looking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of journalism, communications and the digital media landscape, including various social media websites.
The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team. We are very excited to fill this position with a candidate looking to gain some great practical business experience.
Throughout this program, you will be working with one of the Midwest region's top online news, entertainment and daily lifestyle portals to Chicago's vibrant community.
In addition to the daily local and breaking news, dining and movie reviews, and a city-wide events calendar that appeal to all visitors and residents of Chicago, we provide fresh, focused articles, feature columns and travel content to our readership.
We're looking for energetic interns who are passionate about writing on a daily basis - which may include news articles, blogs or twitter, facebook and instagram stories. In addition, we're looking for candidates interested in working with social media and looking to learn innovative ways of using social media to help shape their success.
We are willing to work with any level college student. Majors which would best fit the internship include: Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and Social Work, but we like to "think outside of the box" and would consider other majors which capabilities who express interest. The internship is not paid, however there are many opportunities to receive excellent practical experience and you may receive educational credit for your experience based on your college's requirements.
We are an equal opportunity, LGBT friendly company.
ResponsibilitiesAssist Editor with writing and posting news articles and feature stories - along with status lines for social networking websites.
- Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
- Learn about and help innovate advanced integrated mobile marketing, online marketing & advertising campaigns
- Collaborate with Brand Marketing and Digital departments for press release delivery and posting
Please provide one or two writing samples.
RequirementsStudents applying for this internship should be enthusiastic learners who can work approximately 10-15 hours a week (you can work from home, but would need to attend one meeting a week onsite in Chicago), who enjoy working with the publishing industry and social media, and who are able to work an 8-12 week internship program.
Majors which would best fit the internship include: Journalism, Communications, Public Relations, Marketing and Social Work, but we like to "think outside of the box" and would consider other majors which capabilities who express interest.