Design and Art Social Media Intern

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Description

Alfalfa Studio, an award winning branding and graphic design studio, is seeking interns for its social media desk. The purpose is to engage our readers on social media platforms and innovate forms of journalism via the studio’s blog.

Alfalfa Studio Blog is dedicated to sharing creative inspiration from the worlds of graphic design, art, photography, architecture, literature, music, fashion, technology and culture from New York City and around the world.

Tasks will include: sparking conversations on Alfalfa Studio’s social media accounts — including Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Tumblr and Instagram — as well as assisting on social media projects and providing general support. Produce original, compelling digital content that is relevant for the art and design community —The intern will be responsible for writing and editing at least two blog entries per week as well as editing and coordinating with various blog contributors.

The intern will work closely with the social media editors as well as designers, studio managers and art directors.

Candidates should understand the journalistic opportunities presented by social media. The intern will gain technical experience working with HTML, Photoshop and WordPress.
Experience in blogging preferred. You should also have an excellent eye for detail and great instincts for spotting new trends in design, art, culture, fashion, technology and lifestyle.

Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume, including links to social media accounts you maintain personally.

Responsibilities

Details:
This internship will last one semester (between 20-40 hours per week), with the opportunity to work more/less based on school scheduling and manager’s approval. Rockstar interns may receive an offer to extend for additional semesters.
Graduate students preferred (creative writing, visual arts, design and technology). The intern will receive a stipend. This position is based in New York and the applicant must commit to being available to work at Alfalfa Studio located in Soho, New York City, for a full semester.

Requirements

+ Strong written & verbal communication skills
+ Enthusiasm + Creativity + Initiative
+ Experience leveraging social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter,
YouTube, Tumblr, Behance, etc.)
+ Early and rapid adopter of new technologies
+ Ability and strong desire to think outside the box
+ Eager to share Alfalfa Studio’s story and proud to promote all things design, art and technology related

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