Posted On: May 10, 2019
Media Organization: Hearst
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Did you recently (or are you about to) graduate? First off, congrats. We’re sure your commencement speaker urged you to go forth and find a career that incorporates the things you love.
We hope you were listening. Because that’s what we are—a team of runners and cyclists who work on the things we love. And we want you to join our team. We are looking for editorial and design fellows to come run, ride, and work with us at our office in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania. Learn more about how to apply below.
The world’s largest running and riding media brands, Runner’s World and Bicycling, are seeking recent college grads to apply for the Hearst Digital Media’s Enthusiast Group Editorial Fellowship. The six-month paid program is perfect for someone who loves to sweat—be it on foot or on a bike (or both!)—knows how to speak to our core community of runners and cyclists, and can fire off new ideas as often as they obsess about their next workout.
As an editorial fellow, you’ll be writing news, gear, and fitness stories for both brands on a daily basis, working with our features team in researching and pitching stories for both magazines, and testing the latest running and biking gear. The position is based in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, where we ride and run straight from our office front door.
Pitching, reporting, producing, and writing daily stories for the online sites and magazines for Runner’s World and Bicycling
Assisting the special projects editor in research for larger initiatives like America’s Best Running Cities or The Best Bike Shops in the Country
Assisting the social media editor with researching, brainstorming, and scheduling posts on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
Road testing and reviewing gear—everything from running shoes to bike lights to pizza-flavored energy gels
A recent college graduate with a bachelor’s degree in journalism, English, or a related major
Experience writing for a professional or student-led publication
Able to write clean copy at a digital-publishing pace
A love for running or riding (or both). Note: This doesn’t mean you have to be fast. It does mean you have to be passionate, and excited to spend your lunch break riding and running with us.
Willing to work in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
The world’s largest running and riding media brands, Runner’s World and Bicycling, are seeking recent college grads to apply for the Hearst Digital Media’s Enthusiast Group Design Fellowship. The six-month paid program is perfect for a graphic designer who also loves to sweat—be it on foot or on a bike (or both!)—knows how to visually engage runners and cyclists with our core content, and can bring new and fun ideas to the group.
As a design fellow, you’ll be assisting our creative team with digital and print projects, as well as furthering our group’s visual identity on social media and in our growing line of merchandise. The position is based in the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania.
Assisting the art department by designing engaging digital content daily and producing pages for print issues of Runner’s World and Bicycling
Building digital illustrations and infographics for both sites
Assisting our social media team with graphics that showcase the brands’ aesthetic and resonate with our readers
Setting up and designing pages in our print publications
Testing out the latest and greatest running and riding gear
Assisting in various custom publishing projects
Eager and passionate for editorial projects online and in print
A recent college grad
Have a portfolio of work that that exhibits a working
knowledge across various forms of digital and print media
Excellent knowledge of the Adobe Create suite: strong InDesign skills that show an understanding of long-form typesetting; Photoshop skills for various forms of post-production, from color correction to photo illustration; Illustrator skills to help create quick, custom graphics
Digital animation knowledge and the ability to create infographics is a plus
A love for running and cycling
Be willing to work in the beautiful Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania
Please email—in a single PDF attachment—your resume, a cover letter outlining why you’d make an excellent editorial fellow, and three clips to christa.sgobba[at]hearst.com. Use the subject line: Enthusiast Group Fellowship Application.
Please email jesse.southerland[at]hearst.com with the subject line Enthusiast Group Design Fellowship Application. In the body of the email, insert a link to your online portfolio. In a separate, single PDF attachment, include your resume and a cover letter outlining why you would make an excellent design fellow.