Digital Content Intern

Posted On: January 11, 2011

Journalism Internship

Media Organization:

Company Description

BLACK ENTERPRISE is the premier business, investing, and wealth-building resource for African Americans

Job Description

Department: Digital
Type of position: Intern for school credit
Time Commitment: 20 hrs/week
Duration: 3 months
Location: New York City

Objective: To support Digital Content team with producing daily posts for while gaining digital experience. Will include writing, research projects and potential to contribute to multiple content platforms. Great opportunity for individual interested in communications and publications.

The editorial and multimedia intern will assist in all phases of the preparation of content for digital platforms. The ideal candidate will contribute creatively to new and ongoing projects. An undergraduate or graduate student with an interest in journalism, multimedia, and publishing, would be best suited for this position.

Duties include some or all of the following based on current needs:

* Write posts for web site applying style sheet to ensure content quality
* Research information for producers
* Transcribing interviews
* Assist on video shoots as needed
* Building sideshows and posts for website and social networking sites
* Administrative support to Executive Editor and Digital Producers
* Organization and upkeep of digital platforms
* Other tasks as assigned

Required Skills:

* Strong interest in communications or journalism
* Strong interest in multimedia
* Proficiency in writing and Internet research
* Undergraduate or graduate student
* Please provide examples of published writing and/or multimedia projects and references
* Working knowledge of Word and Excel
* Excellent organizational skills

Preferred Skills:

* Above average computer literacy
* Skills in WordPress, Photoshop, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Audition or other audio editing program

*Interns must bring laptop to the office

To Apply

Email resume and cover letter addressed to Elayne Fluker, editorial director, but SEND it to