Posted On: July 31, 2012
Media Organization: BuzzFeed Shift
BuzzFeed is a new kind of media company for the social world. Our technology powers the viral distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. Our site is a rapidly growing hub for viral media that reaches over 20 million monthly unique visitors and our viral media network reaches an additional 300M.
BuzzFeed's women's interest and lifestyle section, Shift, needs a hard-working editorial intern for a full-time paid position in the New York office. The person will work closely with Shift editors on research, content creation, and idea generation. We're a new kind of media company for the social world. Our technology powers the social distribution of content, detects what is trending on the web, and connects people in realtime with the hottest content of the moment. Our site is a rapidly growing hub for media that reaches over 20 million monthly unique visitors and our network tracks an additional 300M uniques. The person will work closely with editors of the soon-to-launch women's interest vertical.
The ideal candidate will have some experience writing, reporting, and researching at a media internship or school newspaper. This is an excellent opportunity to work on a fast-paced, quickly growing site in its beginning stages and add clips to a portfolio.
This is a paid three-month contributor position based in our NYC offices.
Perform photo or other research as assigned by editors of the women's interest vertical.
Write short posts.
Longer stories may be assigned depending on the intern's interests and journalistic ability.
Pitch ideas in editorial meetings.
Take notes in editorial meetings. May be asked to update the editorial calendar or perform other light administrative duties.
Maintain Shift's Facebook, Twitter, and Pintrest accounts
Previous experience in an editorial role at a school newspaper, or internship at a magazine or website. Some blogging experience a plus.
Overall eagerness and enthusiasm.
Comfort with the fast pace of internet publishing.
Experience with an array of social media platforms, including but not limited to Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Pinterest.
All interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, and three clips.
Apply online: http://www.jobscore.com/jobs/buzzfeed/editorial-intern-shift/dZrJ462Oar4Au6eJe4f41K?ref=rss&sid=68