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9441 W. Olympic Blvd.
Beverly Hills, CA
Posted: September 22 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)
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DescriptionWHO ARE WE?
Insomniac Holdings, LLC (“Insomniac”), produces innovative music festivals and events featuring immersive multisensory environments enhanced by state-of-the-art lighting and sound design, large-scale art installations, interactive circus and theatrical performances, boundary-pushing special effects and pyrotechnics, and fan participation. Insomniac has produced more than 250 music events for more than 3 million attendees in California, Nevada, Colorado, Washington, Texas, Florida, New York, and Puerto Rico. Founded by Pasquale Rotella, Insomniac has been based in Los Angeles since it started in 1993.
If you're interested in getting hands-on experience in an exciting, fast-paced, friendly and inspired setting, then this opportunity is for you. Those selected should be eager to learn, adept at generating unique editorial pitches, possess a flair for writing in a knowledgeable, humorous and engaging voice, and most importantly, have an active interest in electronic music and its surrounding culture.
To apply, email a cover letter, resume and writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. One of the writing samples should be either an album or track review (no school papers). You can visit insomniac.com/media to see the type of writing we do. The subject line of your email should read: “[Your Name], F15 Insomniac Editorial Internship App.” We are currently interviewing applicants, so apply as soon as you can!
ResponsibilitiesInterns will work closely with the editorial team to create content for Insomniac’s online properties and festival brands. Those selected will have the opportunity to work on a variety of tasks and assignments, including but not limited to writing daily music, news, and lifestyle articles, transcribing and fact checking interviews, performing internet research, and uploading content to our CMS.
RequirementsAll interns must possess exceptional written and communication skills, be able to effectively collaborate with a team, and adhere to strict deadlines. Knowledge of dance music and Insomniac’s brands is mandatory.
Interns must be at least 18 years of age and currently enrolled in an accredited college, university or trade school. They must also provide documentation from their school that they will be receiving credit for the internship. We ask that interns be able to work out of our office in Beverly Hills, CA at least two days a week for four hours a day. A typical commitment is 10-16 hours per week.