Posting ID : A1068482675
Date Posted : 2015-08-18
Category : Writing Editing
Runt of the Web is pleased to offer an internship designed for college students or young professionals who seek experience in comedy and online publishing. We're looking for an Editorial & Social Media Intern who will support our growing humor site. Ideally, you're a strong writer who loves comedy, embraces the internet, and is able to learn new things on the fly. If you possess emotional intelligence on top of all that, we encourage you to keep reading.
About The Position:
The editorial intern will be working 20-25 hours per week out of our office in Dumbo, Brooklyn. We're looking for someone who can commit to a minimum of 6 months with the possibility of staying on longer. Compensation is $12.50 an hour, reimbursement for a monthly MTA card, and the occasional burrito. We're also are happy to provide necessary documentation if you'd like to obtain academic credit for this internship.
Coordinating with contributors and drafting submissions in WordPress
Scheduling posts for our Facebook and Twitter accounts
Writing your own original pieces for our site
Spearheading a project to develop and launch a weekly newsletter for Runt of the Web
Great sense of humor
Passion for the internet
Familiarity with basic HTML and photo editing
Strong attention to detail, especially with language
Experience with or enthusiasm to learn social media strategy
Video skills and willingness to be on camera are a plus
Regular feedback from editors on your writing
Exposure to millions of readers with full attribution and your own author page
A really good coffee setup if we can get our espresso machine fixed
If you're interested in applying, email firstname.lastname@example.org with your cover letter, resume, links to your social media profiles, and a link to the funniest thing you've seen on the internet this week.