Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 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

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
We take an idea, typically from Product, and make it a reality. Using tools, technology, logic, and code we create, modify, and change data, which in turn creates an experience for end users. Mostly at SpinMedia, the end result is presented to a user as HTML rendered in a browser.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Report and Monitor Site Health for SpinMedia's 40+ Sites
Work with Product Management and assist the SEO team in writing requirements user experience (UX) requirements
Work with the Editorial team to drive SEO content creation and programming
Data mine Google Analytics and Chart Beat to discover trends and new areas for A/B & Multi-variate Testing
Assist in creating internal educational materials and advocate for SEO best practices

Are you interested in SEO?
Can you sling some HTML & CSS?
Do you eat numbers for breakfast?
Can you tie your shoes?

If you said YES to 3 out of 4 of the above, then you might be the person we’re looking for.

Responsibilities

We are seeking intelligent, creative, driven and detail-orientated individuals with excellent communication & interpersonal skills and a deep love of all things pop culture who have a strong desire to learn in a dynamic & fun environment. An interest or major/minor in computer science, human computer interaction, research or web analytics and a desire to learn more about search engine optimization (SEO) + contribute to the team and a positive and enthusiastic attitude are essential.

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

Requirements

o Basic SEO knowledge
o Familiarity with Google Analytics
o Ability to read and write basic HTML & CSS
o Computer Science, HCI, or Math Majors preferred

How To Apply

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