AbsolutePunk.net Intern

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SpinMedia
6464 Sunset Boulevard, Suite 650
Hollywood, CA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

POSITION TITLE
AbsolutePunk.net Intern

DEPARTMENT
Editorial

LOCATION
Los Angeles, CA

TIME COMMITMENT
2-3 days per week (20+ hours per week)

COMPANY OVERVIEW
SpinMedia is defining digital culture; publishing more than 40 leading brands whose original voices define their categories. SpinMedia reaches one in four millennials in the U.S. monthly through its portfolio of award-winning and influential brands including: SPIN, Celebuzz, Stereogum, Videogum, Buzznet, TheSuperficial, Idolator, PureVolume, Hype Machine, AbsolutePunk, What Would Tyler Durden Do?, SocialiteLife, Go Fug Yourself, Just Jared, Pink is the New Blog, Gorilla vs. Bear, RCRD LBL, TheFrisky!, Concrete Loop, Brooklyn Vegan and Punknews. As measured by comScore, SpinMedia is the largest digital publisher of entertainment news and the fourth largest digital publisher of original music content in the U.S. SpinMedia draws on original editorial content, deep audience engagement, and knowledge of the young adult audience to provide customized, innovative marketing and advertising solutions across its branded properties.

OVERVIEW OF DEPARTMENT
Long recognized as the CNN of punk, AbsolutePunk is an engine of news, commentary and exclusive media powered by the web's most avid community of superfans.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Include the following information:
o Join brainstorms and contribute creative ideas
o Edit and correct user reviews, add to release database
o Utilize social media to promote features, contests, reviews, etc.
o Write the occasional news post, review, etc


REQUIREMENTS
We are seeking intelligent, creative, driven and detail-orientated individuals with excellent communication & interpersonal skills and a deep love of all things music – from punk to metal to hip-hop to indie - and who have a strong desire to learn in a dynamic & fun environment. An interest or major/minor in journalism, communications or web analytics and a desire to learn how to create unique, daily content that inspires discussion amongst our users, contribute to the team and a positive and enthusiastic attitude are essential, as are knowledge and expertise in PowerPoint, Excel and Word.

INTERN(S) MUST RECEIVE ACADEMIC CREDIT TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE IN SpinMedia's INTERNSHIP PROGRAM.

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