Summer Editorial Intern, Branded Experiences

Posted On: March 17, 2013

Journalism Internship

Media Organization: AOL

Company Description

At AOL we’re focused on radically redefining the world of online communications. We are transforming how people around the globe connect with information, entertainment and one another by bringing together award winning journalists and innovative technologies to create rich and engaging consumer experiences. We look for people who are exceptionally imaginative, collaborative, and truly excited about our mission - to inform, entertain and connect the world.

AOL is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of age, color, disability, marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other classification prescribed by applicable law.

Job Description

The Branded Experiences team builds world class content experiences that are a mix of integrated video, blogs, photo galleries, social tools, live events, and more. BE is focused on answering complex RFPs for brands and delivering innovative solutions that Aol/Huffington Post executes from beginning to end. The editorial branch of our team works to create premium content sites for our partners to reach their target audience through engaging and original content.

AOL’s Branded Experience team is looking for a creative, organized, editorial summer intern! The intern will serve as an editorial assistant for several of our Branded Entertainment programs by creating and editing articles and photo galleries as well as doing general research. Such programs may include GMC Trade Secrets, Live Better America, Heidi Klum and Savings Experiment.

Responsibilities may include:
·Research for upcoming articles around home décor, cooking and women’s fashion
·Creating photo galleries for our internal editors and our team of bloggers as well as assisting writing captions and doing edits
·Cleaning up old posts, removing bad links and correcting fonts
·Reminding talent to tweet/post on social media
·Assisting with social media management of sites: Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and more
·Outreach to existing blogger list with new videos and content they may be interested in

What we look for:
·All applicants MUST be currently enrolled in a masters or undergraduate program at an accredited university
·You have excellent writing skills
·You have working knowledge of photoshop, basic HTML, and have used a CMS such as WordPress
·You are interested in social media and can communicate content proficiently to audiences through Facebook, Twitter and blogs
·You know your way around PowerPoint and can create decks that will delight, surprise and inform using multi-media
·You are a collaborator – you like people, people like you – and you can work effectively across functions and personalities
·You have a passion for digital content and are eager to learn the inner workings of creating and maintaining an engaging website
·You have a major in communication, journalism or advertising (preferred, but not required)

This is a paid summer internship in our NYC office. Candidates who can continue on a part time basis through the fall semester preferred, but not required.

To Apply

Please email your resume, clips and dates of availability to