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INSIDER pop culture features intern

Editorial | New York, NY | Internship

Job Description

INSIDER is looking for a paid editorial partnerships intern for our pop culture vertical. The ideal candidate has a passion for all things entertainment, celebrity, style and beauty-related and has a keen sense of emerging trends.

This internship will teach you the ins and outs of how a digital news site operates, from selecting stories to forming strategic editorial partnerships. You will also build your editing, communication, and management skills—all valuable tools that will serve you well no matter where you work.

The ideal candidate is a highly organized person who gets details right the first time. They also must be able to juggle a variety of tasks on a daily basis and have a good instinct for what readers will find interesting. He or she should be obsessed with Facebook and inherently interested in the news. 

Among other things, this intern’s responsibilities would be to:

  • Assist the syndication editor with managing special projects and top syndication partnerships
  • Review and select stories from our partners
  • Package stories in exciting ways by rewriting headlines and selecting beautiful photos
  • Become familiar with a variety of verticals and search for potential syndication partners across all topic areas

A background in journalism or experience with managing a blog is a huge plus. Copy-editing skills and light HTML will come in handy, too. We’re looking for a voracious news reader with a robust media diet who is eager to learn more about the digital media world. 

This internship position is at our Flatiron headquarters in New York City. It starts in April 2017 and runs for six months. Interns are encouraged to work full-time (40 hours a week) if their schedule allows.

APPLY HERE with your resume and a cover letter about why this position appeals to you.